Crowding around the TV screens in the second floor Cafe for the US election returns, the NYU Shanghai community watched as Donald Trump, the real estate tycoon, stunned the world by outpolling democratic candidate Hillary Clinton to win the presidency of the United States.
On November 4, Berlin-based artist and designer Yang Liu presented her award-winning cultural pictograms that juxtapose different perceptions and attitudes between East and West and have become an online sensation.
Do you scan new acquaintances’ WeChat codes, or offer your phone to be scanned? Ever wondered what Nicki Minaj’s nickname is on Weibo? Chinese-American ethnographer Christina Xu delves into China's digital sub-culture.
Chinese Ministry of Education reports on Minister Chen Baosheng’s meeting with visiting NYU President Andrew Hamilton, as well as leadership of NYU Shanghai, in Beijing on Nov 7. Chen described NYU Shanghai as “exemplary” in terms of innovating China’s higher education model.
Flea Market is coming next Friday afternoon, November 18. Bring your gently used goods to Student Life by Tuesday. RSVP here to be a volunteer.
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2016 Ally Week Ambassadors
From discussing the rise of global intolerance to why skin color matters, the Ally Week ambassadors have been leading conversations on campus about building support and understanding across cultures and identities. Have you pledged to be an Ally yet？