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Costa Rican student shares beauty of JI experience in China

Costa Rican student shares beauty of JI experience in China

What is life like as an international student studying at the University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) in Shanghai, China? Sofia Velasquez Shum from the Latin American country of Costa Rica gives an answer with...

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New ISA team vows to make JI a home away from home

New ISA team vows to make JI a home away from home

International students of the University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) gathered at CIMC Auditorium of Long Bin Building on the evening of October 23 for a “Love, Death & Robots Stream Night”, an event featuring lucky draw, movie-watching, free popcorn and drinks that also serves to announce the formation of the new international student association (ISA) team.

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JI graduate students win best presentation awards at SAMIO 2023

JI graduate students win best presentation awards at SAMIO 2023

Two graduate students of the University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) displayed their exceptional talents at the 2nd International Symposium on Structures and Materials Inspired by Origami (SAMIO 2023), claiming two Best Oral Presentation awards for their papers.

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JI undergraduate student publishes paper in IEEE journal

JI undergraduate student publishes paper in IEEE journal

The University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) undergraduate student Kezhi Li has published a research paper titled "Forehead or Headlights - At Which Height Should LiDARs Be Mounted on the Vehicle?" in IEEE...

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JI 2023 Go Global Day shows deepening ties with UM

JI 2023 Go Global Day shows deepening ties with UM

The University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) hosted the 2023 Go Global Day event at Long Bin Building on October 10, on occasion of the visit of an UM delegation to SJTU. The event serving as an open day for showcasing the JI Global Degree Pathways (GDP) programs in collaboration with UM was attended by more than 300 students.

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JI hosts inaugural workshop of event series on faculty development

JI hosts inaugural workshop of event series on faculty development

The University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) kicked off the first of its event series on faculty development with a workshop themed “enhancing faculty service and visibility in professional associations” on September 27. The workshop jointly organized by JI Human Resources Office and Center for Learning and Teaching (CLT) was held at the Faculty & Staff Club of the Long Bin Building.

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International students embrace Chinese culture at JI Mid-Autumn event

International students embrace Chinese culture at JI Mid-Autumn event

More than 40 international students joined a Chinese cultural exploration event celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival on the afternoon of September 22. The event held at the Faculty & Staff Club of the University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) was jointly organized by the SJTU International Student Service Center and JI Cross Culture Center.

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US Ambassador to China visits JI and meets with students

US Ambassador to China visits JI and meets with students

The United States Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns paid a visit to the University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) during his recent trip to Shanghai meeting with business, government and academic leaders.

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JI alumnus company listed as most impactful startup in China

JI alumnus company listed as most impactful startup in China

The American global business magazine Fortune has put Beijing BuilderX Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd., an enterprise established by the University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) Class of 2011 alumnus Shaolong Sui, as one of the 65 China’s Most Impactful Startup Companies in 2023.

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JI holds 2023 New Student Opening Ceremony

JI holds 2023 New Student Opening Ceremony

The 2023 University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) New Student Opening Ceremony was held at the Chen Ruiqiu Building of the SJTU Minhang Campus on the evening of September 8.

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JI hosts inaugural Yangtze Delta energy management workshop in Shanghai

JI hosts inaugural Yangtze Delta energy management workshop in Shanghai

The Yangtze Delta Energy Management Systems Consortium (YD-EMSC) successfully conducted its first workshop from August 9 to 10 in Shanghai, marking a significant milestone in the quest for cutting-edge energy management technologies by the University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI, JI hereafter) and its partners in the Yangtze Delta region.

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