A series of conversations with Harvard’s Michael D. Smith, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and John H. Finley, Jr. Professor of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Xiao-Li Meng, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and Whipple V. N.
This was a joint project between Harvard faculty and HKUST faculty who share a common concern in further enhancement of humanities general education for non-humanities undergraduates, taking into account the experiences of both institutions and beyond. The project supported two workshops, one held at Harvard in January 2013 and the second at HKUST in January 2014 respectively. A forum open to participants from the world of academia in Hong Kong, mainland China and Taiwan was organized in Shanghai after the second workshop in Hong Kong in January 2014.
The New Year Cocktail Reception was organized by the CSSA's of the following Ivy League schools and organizations: Brown, CUCSSA, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, CSSAP, ACSSPU and ACSSY. The event was a great opportunity to network with alumni, students and colleagues of Ivy League universities, stay connected, be inspired and look ahead together while celebrating the New Year and Spring Festival with a joyful heart.
The Harvard Club of Shanghai, the Harvard Center Shanghai, and the Harvard Alumni Association organized an University update event with Harvard University Provost Alan M. Garber during his visit to Asia. The provost serves as Harvard’s chief academic officer and has responsibility for a wide variety of University-wide activities. These include University-wide policies, initiatives, and programs.
The Harvard Club of Shanghai hosted its Annual General Meeting on Saturday, November 30th, 2013, at the Harvard Shanghai Center.
The event included a reception followed by a report from The Harvard Club of Shanghai board of directors on the club's annual activities. This year, in response to requests for more community service events, the club welcomed representatives of Harvard graduate school clubs, new special interest groups (SIG), and non-profits to introduce their agenda and events.
Harvard Business School Executive Education hosted a faculty presentation featuring Professor Mihir Desai on Friday, Nov 8, 2013. Professor Desai talked about the challenges facing the global economy: the prospects for growth in an era of rising sovereign risks, policy options for Europe, the U.S. and China, and how firms can address this uncertain future during the presentation
Villa I Tatti - The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies (Florence) held the first scholarly conference in China to address the field of Italian Renaissance Studies. This event presented recent research by Chinese scholars related to the Renaissance. Villa I Tatti aims to help create a community of scholars in Greater China who can collaborate and exchange ideas about their related interests.