Tag: global engagement
University of Rochester graduate Jintian “Jay” Li ’12 was among the first 111 students chosen for the inaugural Schwarzman Scholars program, and is now pursuing a master’s degree in global affairs from Tsinghua University in China.
University Provost and Senior Vice President for Research Robert Clark and Vice Provost for Global Engagement Jane Gatewood traveled to Taipei to meet with National Taiwan University (NTU) President Pan-Chyr Yang, NTU faculty members and administrators, and several University of Rochester alumni. The University has collaborated with NTU since the mid-1990s, and part of this recent discussion was focused on planning future collaborations between the two institutions, including renewing the formal collaboration agreement and expanding it to student and faculty exchange.
The University’s continued development as a global university according to Open Doors 2016, an annual report on international education trends which coincides with the celebration of International Education Week (IEW).
Although international students are not eligible to vote, they have plenty to say about this year’s American presidential election.
This week’s Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers will bring more than 400 expects from around the world to Rochester to discuss the evolving nature of entrepreneurship and how the centers can make impacts the move their communities forward.
When the highly anticipated findings from the Japan-based T2K neutrino experiment were finally presented at the International Conference on High Energy Physics this month, it was Rochester graduate student Konosuke (Ko) Iwamoto who updated the physics world on the puzzle behind the imbalance between matter and antimatter.
Geophysicist John Tarduno has taken a group of students to Africa and Australia this summer to continue his groundbreaking work on the strength and direction of Earth’s magnetic field. The students are live-tweeting from their research sites, sending photos from the field.
Thirty percent of the refugees the U.S. takes in every year are children. A new Medical Center study shows that the developmental screenings recommended by pediatricians don’t always translate to other cultures.