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December 4, 2016
University rankings are largely based on what can be measured rather than what is necessarily relevant and important to the university.
December 20, 2015
In October, China’s central government (the State Council) launched the next stage of its campaign for world-class status for its universities.
August 16, 2015
The contemporary Chinese education remains exam-oriented, relying on rote memorization and mechanical drills.
March 9, 2015
As long as one doesn’t challenge the legitimacy or capacity of the Communist Party to rule China, a scholar will be free to follow the normal routines of scholarly and social life.
February 9, 2015
Is an aggressive state sometimes necessary?
December 1, 2013
During the absence of many expatriate Chinese, China has emerged as the world’s second largest economy with the confidence that it may surpass the U.S. to become the wealthiest nation around 2020.
October 20, 2013
On October 9, in Hefei, nine elite Chinese universities signed a statement endorsing open inquiry, scientific integrity, and other academic values as the key components of a modern research university.