Amazing Creations from the Halloween Pumpkin Night

What images does Halloween bring to mind? Various kinds of ghosts, pumpkin lamps, or children who go door to door asking for candy? Most Chinese students have usually heard about pumpkin lamps and Halloween in fairy tales, but may have never actually laid eyes on one, much less carved one independently. Origin of Pumpkin Lamps … More Amazing Creations from the Halloween Pumpkin Night

Chinese Knot Making Event Appreciates the Beauty of Handicraft

Are you a handicraft enthusiast? On October 17, 2020, the University Town Community Government organized a Chinese Knot cultural event for students and faculty in the Home for International Friends on the PKU Shenzhen campus. Each participant was allowed to challenge themselves in creating their Chinese knot! A group of 30 students and teachers from … More Chinese Knot Making Event Appreciates the Beauty of Handicraft

All in a Teacup, Event Teaches Students Depth of Chinese Tea Culture

In order to spread knowledge about Chinese tea among the young, an interactive tea culture activity was organized by the University Town Community Government on October 17th at the Home for International Friends on the Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School (PKUSZ) campus. Students from PKUSZ and the other universities of University Town Shenzhen all joined in together … More All in a Teacup, Event Teaches Students Depth of Chinese Tea Culture

Mooncake Making Night Shares the Spirit of Mid-Autumn Festival

School starts and then Mid-Autumn Festival arrives so quickly!  In order to celebrate this traditional holiday of China, the first Mooncake Making Night of PKUSZ was held on September 29th at the Home for International Friends on campus. A diverse group of 20 international and Chinese students from different graduate schools on campus attended this meaningful activity. In China, … More Mooncake Making Night Shares the Spirit of Mid-Autumn Festival

5 Foods Chinese People Enjoy for Mid-Autumn Festival

The Mid-autumn Festival is almost here! It falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month when most Chinese farmers finish reaping their harvest. To ensure you properly enjoy the wonderful and uniquely Chinese flavors of this holiday, we are here to share 5 traditional foods Chinese people enjoy around the Mid-autumn Festival. Mooncakes … More 5 Foods Chinese People Enjoy for Mid-Autumn Festival

Say Hello to the New Students of PKU Shenzhen!

Autumn is a beautiful season. On August 31, right before the start of the autumn semester, on a day when the sun was still showing its full strength, new graduate students from all over China arrived on the campus of Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School (PKUSZ) to begin their graduate school journey.  The arrival marks … More Say Hello to the New Students of PKU Shenzhen!

Students Try Out Making Zongzi for the Dragon Boat Festival

On June 28, several Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School (PKUSZ) Chinese and international students got together with their fellow teachers to experience making one of the famous traditional snacks of China, zongzi, for the Dragon Boat Festival. The Dragon Boat Festival, known as 端午节 (Duānwǔjié) in Chinese, is a traditional holiday that typically falls in June. … More Students Try Out Making Zongzi for the Dragon Boat Festival

Prof. Zheng Ge Talks at STL on Regulating Gene-Editing

In the novel Frankenstein, published 200 years ago, the scientist pieced together a monster. Now, we are far from creating monsters, but theoretically, people have cracked the “code of life,” making life editable, according to Professor Zheng Ge. Professor Zheng has worked on examining the legal implications and ethical considerations around this scientific milestone. He … More Prof. Zheng Ge Talks at STL on Regulating Gene-Editing

Ychina, a PKU International Alumni and Student led Media Group, Fights the Coronavirus

The novel coronavirus is affecting every Chinese person: Many have been isolated at home, others are on the front line fighting, and there are those struggling themselves with overcoming the virus. In everyone’s heart, there is the belief that we can overcome the plight through helping others. Like the local Chinese, the situation has been … More Ychina, a PKU International Alumni and Student led Media Group, Fights the Coronavirus

Class to Learn the Joy and Tradition of Chinese Painting

Approaching a culture in more than one way can help absorb the quintessential thoughts, history and philosophy of a country. A good opportunity to expand one’s way of approaching Chinese culture is to learn Chinese painting. Chinese painting maintains its traditional techniques, which are deeply rooted in millennia of cultural history. To study in the … More Class to Learn the Joy and Tradition of Chinese Painting

A Wonderful Adventure at the “Night at Mirror Lake” Party

How many times have you missed your hometown? How many times have you dreamt about your home state? How many times have you desired to have a taste of your own special local food? All of us might have dreamt of exploring the world and becoming an adventurer when we were children. Unfortunately, we grow up fast … More A Wonderful Adventure at the “Night at Mirror Lake” Party