Class of 2017 applicant selections are underway as NYU Shanghai leadership looks to make the most of a "rare opportunity" in international education to "bring cultures together"
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It was the Mid-Autumn Festival, and Tokyo was quiet. I was told to expect waves of Chinese traveling to Japan for the week, but the streets of Tokyo were devoid of Mandarin, Cantonese, or any of China's many dialects. Thousands of Chinese travelers had cancelled plans to visit Japan in protest against the country's recent purchase […]
New York University President John Sexton and various Shanghai education and government dignitaries including a department head from the national Ministry of Education officially announced the opening of NYU Shanghai on Monday, creating the first joint American university in China to offer a degree-granting program in the liberal arts and sciences. "The future relies on understanding each other […]
Last Friday afternoon, the Shanghai Foreign Correspondents Club hosted a talk by Rob Schmitz, the Shanghai correspondent for American Public Media’s Marketplace. Watching him finish the lasts bites of his chicken tikka before he was to give his talk about his recent trip to an iPad assembly line, “Truth and Fiction at Foxconn,” felt a little unreal […]