Gazette of Peking University News (Mar. 20, 2011)

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Gazette of Peking University News Vol. 1, No. 5 released on March 20, 2011. Selected news, events, and updates from PKU (Beida), China's top higher education institution.



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Gazette of Peking University News


(Vol. 1, No. 5)


March 20, 2011


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Top Stories

Donald Tsang: HK's role in China's modernization

"PKU students are not only interested in the nation's development, but also understand HK's situation well; their questions are insightful," HK's chief executive noted after his speech and Q&A at PKU. 


Prof. Xu Zhihong: Reshaping the university spirits during a transitional period

"To be a less bureaucratic university: first, be empowered to make independent decisions; second, practice standardized management to better hear from the faculty and students."



"Listening to him lecture was really a pleasure!"

Former PKU president and CAS Member Chen Jia'er recalled the glorious life of Professor Zhu Guangya, his late mentor.

>> Pioneer of China's nuclear science passes away


"Top physician" and sexual health advocate passes away

Wu Jieping, founder of China's urinary surgery science, passed away on March 2 in Beijing at the age of 94. A senior social activist, he preferred to be called "Doctor Wu."



Vice president of La Trobe University visits PKU

Professor John Rosenberg, deputy vice chancellor of La Trobe University, Australia, visited PKU on March 10.


Literary link to the land of the long white cloud

"The greatest benefit of writing lies in that it provokes our thinking about what is the most important thing in our lives," said Sarah Laing, a renowned New Zealand writer during a seminar at PKU.



PKU Today in History

PKU Today in History - a daily column featuring historic events regarding PKU and PKUers.




Wang Jisi: China's search for a grand strategy

With China's clout growing, the international community needs to better understand China's strategic thinking. But China's core interests are to promote its sovereignty, security, and development simultaneously - a difficult basis for devising a foreign policy.


Ke Yang: Temporary certificate for medical students needed

A temporary practicing physician certificate would be issued to medical students during their internship periods, China's Health Ministry responded to CPPCC Member Ke Yang's proposal.



Campus & Community

Peking University in the eyes of journalists

Peking University performance info (March & April 2011)

PKU medical experts for Yunnan earthquake relief 

Humblest of scholars savor noble education



Sci & Tech

Signaling mechanisms of angiogenesis

Prof. Wang Hansheng invited as Associate Editor of JASA

Filled with pride, ready to shine

Going galactic



Arts & Culture

PKU, Purdue students perform play together

"Shining stars" over Beida










Points of View



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