October 21, 2016

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Campus News

IMA Makers Take on Carnival

Eight projects by IMA makers, including a screaming robot and a multi-functional smart chair, grabbed attention at the 2016 Shanghai Maker Carnival last weekend.

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Reflecting on China-US Relations

Early Wednesday morning, over 150 students and faculty gathered in the auditorium to watch a live webcast of the 10th CHINA Town Hall, featuring Dr. Henry Kissinger, American diplomat and political scientist who once taught at Harvard University.

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In Other News



Enforcement of the Chinese Constitution Through Judicial Review

Zhang Qianfan

9:45 ~ AB Room 304Read more


Research / Toeplitz, Morse, and Fibonacci Conjugacy Classes

Michael Keane, NYU Shanghai

11:00 ~ GEO Room 264Read more


Research / Quantum Technology: Overview and Using Bose-Einstein Condensates for Computing

Tim Byrnes, NYU Shanghai

16:45 ~ AB Room 310Read more


Weird: A Brief Architectural History of Modern China

Cole Roskam

18:00 ~ AB Room 102Read more


Rebellion, Sovereignty, and An East Indies Trade for the United States of America

Caroline Frank

16:30 ~ AB Room 303Read more


The Literary Reading Series at NYU Shanghai

Han Bo and David Perry, Kim Ki-Taek and Eun Joo Kim

18:30 ~ AB Room 310Read more


To Be With Hamlet Virtually

To be, or not to be--that is the question, and one that takes on a new dimension for Hamlet when he is transposed into a 3D virtual world. To Be With Hamlet is a live theatre performance in Social Virtual Reality that is being developed by a coalition of artists, engineers and programmers across NYU’s global network.

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In the Media

Tiger Writing

Shanghai Daily interviewed Professor Gish Jen about the differences of Eastern and Western narratives, as well as her writing practice.

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L’Oréal Chasing NYUSH Talents, China Youth Online and QDaily reported on L’Oréal eyeing NYU Shanghai’s first graduates by holding a campus recruitment event on Tuesday.

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Joint-Venture Universities in China

Insight magazine, a publication of US Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, talked to Vice-Chancellor Jeff Lehman about how American universities have developed full-fledged, degree-granting programs in association with Chinese institutions, taking the example of NYU Shanghai.

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Liberal Arts Education at NYU Shanghai

The Bund Education conducted an in-depth interview with Chancellor Yu Lizhong about the characteristics of the liberal arts education at NYU Shanghai.

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A Western Degree in China

Chemical & Engineering News carried a piece, talking about how NYU Shanghai offers small classes, a Western degree, and new labs, among others.

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Notice Board

Dates and Deadlines

Ready to enroll in spring classes? Stop by Room 101 on October 25 from 5-6pm for a quick review and Q&A session in preparation for the fact that yes, spring course registration opens the week of November 14.


Think you can run up the Shanghai IFC building? We need volunteers for the SHKP Vertical Run for Charity on October 23! Don't miss this opportunity to give back to your community. Learn more and RSVP.

If you like sweet art, don’t miss this rare chance to try your hand at sugar painting and sugar blowing--workshops held on October 26 in room 209 and 211.

Crash the CARNIVAL OF THE DEAD and celebrate Halloween, Ghost Festival and Día de los Muertos on October 28 from 7-9pm in B1. Calling all talents: We need volunteers to make our Haunted House Performance spooky. Sign up here and you’ll get a surprise reward!

Hunt for hidden gems at NYU Shanghai’s first Flea Market, held at Green Center, Jinqiao on November 18. But first, take this quick survey to help us gauge interest and plan for a great time.

Photo of the Week

The Celestial Sea

An extravagant vista from the Huangshan Mountain Range, in southern Anhui Province, offers up its famous "cloud seas." This photo was taken by Shekhar Sakhuja '19, during his visit to the area earlier in the month.

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