The graduation party of the University of Michigan- Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI) Class of 2016 was held at SJTU on July 21.

DSC_2176_副本The theme of the farewell party was “See You Again,” for the graduates to look forward to the joy of reunion while saying goodbyes

DSC_2142_副本A unique opening dance

DSC_2210_副本A medley of love songs by a graduate couple

DSC_2347_副本An energetic dance


The party kicked off with a humorous opening dance. The creative scene was refreshing. The standup comedies, which evoked fun memories of the four years of college life won loud applause. A couple’s love-song medley was touching. An energetic dance under the colorful spotlight was especially mesmerizing.

DSC_2272_副本The faculty members took the opportunity to send good wishes to the graduates. Chen-Pin Chen, Associate Dean and Professor, performed a moving violin piece.
Near the end, a female chorus sang “See You Again,” looking back to the memorable four years and looking forward to a bright future.

IMG_0233_副本Best luck to JI Class of 2016