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News on Cornell Collaboration with Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan

Jeff Lehman

Former 11th Cornell President Jeff Lehman Jeffrey Sean Lehman will be conferred an Honorary Citizenship of Shanghai.

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Cornell announced its approval for an international dual-degree program between the School of Hotel Administration and China’s Guanghua School of Management at Peking University.

CCC Spring Event 2021

The Cornell China Center has announced six new grant awards, totaling $140,000, to support research by Cornell faculty teams partnering with researchers in China.

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China-US Focus featured the Cornell Civic Ecology Lab's online courses that connect Chinese and American participants.

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Cornell's Language Resource Center spoke with Ying Hua and Nina Chaopricha about the Cornell China Center and the events and opportunities afforded to students onsite in Beijing and on Cornell's campus.

Poster about AI dean's dialog

The Cornell China Center continued its Deans’ Dialogue series with a conversation on artificial intelligence (AI).

Satellite data show the monthly average nitrogen dioxide concentrations over China in February 2019, February 2020 and February 2021. Source: ESA

This Bloomberg article quotes Prof. Max Zhang about the annual world air quality report and mentions his research with Tsinghua on air pollution in six Chinese cities supported by the Cornell China Center.

“Woven Grove,” an experimental bamboo structure that architect Martin Miller and his colleagues created for Beijing Design Week in 2019, explores the inherent material behaviors of bamboo and is inspired by weaving.

Architect Martin Miller discusses the fast pace of working on projects in China, collaboration and creativity, digital design tools and his advice to students.

Sunset at Zhejiang University’s international campus in Haining, China.

Global Cornell's Study Away program for international students who face COVID-19 visa or travel issues has built a Cornell community at sites like Zhejiang University and will continue in Spring 2021.

Phil Yuen ’00 with one of Aurabeat’s stand-alone air purifiers.

Phil Yuen ’00 and his Hong Kong company built and donated 30 air filtration systems to Cornell's Statler Hotel, currently used to house students in isolation because of COVID-19.

Study Away students at Peking University pose with their care packages

Cornell is supporting its international students currently distance learning from abroad through online events, its Study Away program, and care packages and plans new Global Hubs around the world.

Cornell Study Away students at ZJU - fall 2020

Cornell students participating in Study Away at Zhejiang University share thoughts on the opportunity.

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The article mentions Cornell giving Chinese students the option to study at top universities in China for the semester. A Cornell student who took the opportunity to study at Tsinghua University is interviewed.

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This Xinhua news story describes how Chinese students who cannot return to campus in the United States are participating in Cornell's Study Away program.

ZJU and Cornell University agreement signing 2020

On September 3, Zhejiang University and Cornell University signed an agreement remotely and explored new ways to collaborate.

Zhejiang University international campus

The International Campus of Zhejiang University welcomed a cohort of incoming Chinese students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Cornell for the fall of 2020.

Hong Kong City University students

Cornell students who are local Hong Kong residents can study at CityU and take CityU courses through Cornell's Study Abroad program.

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In a potential breakthrough in wearable sensing technology, researchers from Cornell, UW-Madison, and China have designed a wrist-mounted device that tracks the entire human hand in 3D.

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To support international students who cannot travel this fall, Cornell is offering opportunities to study at 16 partner institutions worldwide (many in China) while taking Cornell classes remotely.

The “Leading Cornell During the COVID-19 Pandemic” panel June 6, part of virtual Reunion. Clockwise from top left: Fred Van Sickle, vice president for alumni affairs and development; Provost Michael I. Kotlikoff; Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi, the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medicine and provost for medical affairs of Cornell University; President Martha E. Pollack.

At Cornell's 2020 virtual reunion, President Martha Pollack thanked alumni in China who "helped secure and ship valuable N95 masks to Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City and Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca."

Wendy Wolford introduces the Global Grand Challenge initiative and its theme, “Migrations,” in 2019.

Vice Provost Wendy Wolford released a statement supporting and advocating for Cornell's Chinese and international community.

Qiwei (Alex) Li, Cornell M.Eng. 2019

Qiwei (Alex) Li (M.Eng. 2019) has founded a startup to develop a medical device to address chronic muscle pain: Dynein Health (Chinese: 动力因健康).

The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, which were the subject of a four-part webinar series hosted by Cornell University Library.

Cornell University Library held a webinar on 4/27/2020 on "Three Chinese Academic Libraries’ Experiences During the COVID-19 Outbreak" involving 142 librarians from United States, China, Canada, and Singapore.

Xiaofu Tu, 111 Inc.’s vice president of strategic sourcing, prepares supplies in Beijing for shipment. Gang Yu, M.S. ’86, founding chairman of Cornell’s China Advisory Board and executive chairman of 111 Inc., a health company in China, formed a team with members of his company to help procure medical supplies for medical professionals at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City who are treating COVID-19 patients.

Cornell alumni, parents and friends have helped source and deliver crucial equipment and supplies for medical professionals at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City and Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca.

“Immortal at the River,” a nearly 60-yard calligraphy scroll by Taiwanese artist Tong Yang-Tze, is on display at the Johnson Museum, and can be viewed online

“Immortal at the River,” a nearly 60-yard calligraphy scroll by Taiwanese artist Tong Yang-Tze, that is on display at the Johnson Museum and inspired a Cornell student dance, can now be viewed online.