Following the experiences of the Yenching community around the world as they confront the challenges posed by COVID-19, the Academy interviewed Quoc Anh Tran, alumnus from the 2nd cohort, about his work as a Communications Officer for the WHO in Vietnam and how his time at Yenching shaped his vie...
14 May 2020
It’s Yenching Academy’s 6th anniversary today! Although we are not able to celebrate together at Peking University’s beautiful campus, our Yenching Scholars and staff sent their heart-warming wishes from around the world. We miss you all here in Beijing. Happy birthday Yenching Academy!
05 May 2020
From Jingyuan to São Paulo：Lessons in Empathy and the Role of Knowledge in Overcoming COVID-19 and Other Maladies
13 April 2020
On April 8, Professor Hao Ping, president of Peking University, attended the World Economic Forum’s Global University Leaders Forum through a video conference where he, on behalf of universities in China, talked about the role and responsibilities universities should take amidst the COVID-19 epi...
10 April 2020
Instead of coming back to Peking University after the Chinese New Year, Yenching Scholars continue their academic adventure at home and in new settings, all the while finding new ways to keep themselves creative and occupied.
30 March 2020
It is our great privilege - from Beijing, Delhi, Melbourne, Paris, Abuja, Boston, Rio, and so many other locales - that we take this opportunity to thank you.
25 March 2020
Recently, Three Yenching Scholars, Michael Lee, Samukelisiwe Ngwenya and Antonio R. Quiroz Soto, have accepted an interview from CGTN, sharing their views towards COVID-19.
24 March 2020
If a virus knows no borders, so does love. I believe that love and wisdom will guide us all safely through our present challenges.
19 March 2020
At the end of January 2020, an article lauding Japanese efforts and encouragement to the Chinese people made the rounds on social media. In this article, a Japanese youngster shared his impressions of Wuhan and encouraged viewers to visit this dynamic and captivating city when the epidemic is ove...
09 March 2020
This letter is focused on the COVID-19 situation in China and it is addressed to three groups of people: 1) a Chinese passenger who was passed over by a taxi driver, 2) the whole world, and 3) the Chinese people.
26 February 2020
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