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SJTU hosts 26th partnership board meeting amid visit of UM delegation

SJTU hosts 26th partnership board meeting amid visit of UM delegation

On May 21, the University of Michigan (UM) – Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) Partnership Board held its 26th meeting during the UM delegation’s visit to the SJTU campus with a series of bilateral exchange activities. The meeting, attended by board members from both universities, was presided over by SJTU President Kuiling Ding.

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Suzhou Creek citywalk brings essence of Shanghai to JI faculty and students

Suzhou Creek citywalk brings essence of Shanghai to JI faculty and students

More than 60 students and teachers from JI and the Shanghai High School International Division (SHSID) were guided on a walk along Suzhou Creek in Jing’an District of Shanghai on May 10. The walk is part of a “class beyond classroom” campaign under the 2024 “Urban Classroom” initiative aiming at guiding foreigners in the city to explore the very essence of Shanghai.

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Cultivating resilience: a JI journey with Stephen Yeap Weller

Cultivating resilience: a JI journey with Stephen Yeap Weller

Stephen Yeap Weller, a 23-year-old Malaysian, embodies a spirit of tenacity and dedication that has guided him through various chapters of his life. Currently pursuing his studies in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter), Stephen shares his unique journey from competitive swimming to spiritual exploration and his quest for knowledge in technology.

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Nature Communications publishes paper first-authored by JI student

Nature Communications publishes paper first-authored by JI student

Yue Hu, a Class of 2023 doctoral graduate of the University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter), has published a research paper titled “Defect scattering can lead to enhanced phonon transport at the nanoscale” as the first author in the esteemed academic journal Nature Communications.

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Embracing diversity: a JI journey with Niladri Saha Saccha

Embracing diversity: a JI journey with Niladri Saha Saccha

Editor’s Note: Niladri Saha Saccha, a Bangladeshi student, embarked on a transformative journey at the University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) in Fall 2021. As he approaches the culmination of his undergraduate...

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