Peking University News Bulletin (June 10, 2011)

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Peking University News Bulletin Vol. 1, No. 10 released on June 10, 2011. Selected news, events, and updates from PKU (Beida), China's top higher education institution.



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Peking University News Bulletin

(Vol. 1, No. 10)



June 10, 2011


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President Hu writes in support of volunteer teaching service

Chinese President Hu Jintao has expressed satisfaction with graduate students from PKU who volunteered to teach in China's less-developed western regions.


TRIANGLE the immortal

The Triangle (Sanjiao Di, literally a triangular spot), the central point of today's PKU campus, has witnessed the history of the university and the country for six decades.


Behind a decade-old school, a century's journalism education at PKU

"I hope the school can create more 'firsts' in China's history and even the world's history," said President Zhou Qifeng at the ceremony for the School of Journalism and Communication's 10th anniversary.




Professor Rui Mu: Forever young

Rui Mu, a renowned Chinese legal expert, educator, and senior professor at Peking University, passed away on March 20. PKU Executive Vice President Wu Zhipan wrote an article in memory of Professor Rui.





Tony Blair joins PKU professors to discuss faith, globalization

The roundtable discussion was an opportunity to discuss the importance of the academic study of religion and in particular the faith and globalization initiative at PKU, a TBFF press release commented.


Int'l conference on campus safety management kicks off at PKU

The International Conference on Campus Safety Management kicked off at PKU on May 27 with the theme "Campus Safety: Challenges and Solutions." 


"Penn State Academic Exchange Day" at PKU

The Pennsylvania State University Academic Exchange Day was held at PKU on May 18 to promote cooperation between the two universities.


Chinese scents pervade Venice

An interview with Professor Peng Feng, curator of the China Pavilion at the 54th International Art Exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia.





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Charles T. Y. Wong: "Sun Yat-sen - China's prophet and heroes' hero"

An exclusive interview with Charles Wong, great-grandson of Sun Yat-sen, before he spoke at PKU on "Dr. Sun Yat-sen and the International Development of China."


Deng Feng: Legal analysis on price control through "interview"

The NDRC itself does not believe in its ability to control prices, either. Taking intolerable anger as a proper motivation, the unjustified means just shows the incompetence.



Campus & Community

Farewell to aged abodes

An insight into the ongoing demolition of tube-shaped buildings No. 16, 17, and 18 on campus.


100 Guangdong migrants start free study at PKU

The candidates will be allowed to pick one major from 12 options of the PKU School of Distance Learning.


Aiding the disabled

"Cultivate talents and practice humanitarianism," a silk banner from the China Disabled Persons' Federation read in honor of PKU's efforts for the disabled persons' development.



Sci & Tech

Evidence of negative-index refraction in nonlinear chemical waves

Professor Ouyang Qi and PhD candidate Yuan Xujin with the PKU School of Physics observed the negative refraction at the interface of normal wave and antiwave parameter regions.


Single-molecule magnets evolve

A research team led by Professor Gao Song and Wang Bingwu with the PKU College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering has synthesized the magnetic properties of a potential prototype for further development of SMMs.


Leading medical scientist re-elected head of nation's S&T association

Professor Han Qide, president of the PKU Health Science Center, renewed his term as president of the China Association for Science and Technology.



Arts & Culture

As joy & music in chemistry, chemistry in you & me

Chemistry and music do not always go together; but this time, they did.


Appreciate, inherit classics

On the 20th anniversary party of PKU Peking Opera and Kunqu Opera Amateur Society, PKU students put on a feast for the ear and eye.


Saving stage beauty

"Amid the wave of Western values, we'd maintain our unique aesthetics," Kunqu amateur Yang Nannan '11 said. "We'd pursue a cultural identity that's typically our own."




PKU athletes excel in track and field meet

The 49th Beijing Collegiate Track and Field Meet concluded on May 15 at Tsinghua University.












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