Leaders from top global universities gathered at Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU) in China for a World Class Universities Expo and Conference April 7-10.
The events, held in honor of the 120th anniversary of XJTU, included lectures by Nobel Prize winners and university presidents, as well as meetings on collaborative opportunities in higher education.
During the event, XJTU installed Washington University in St. Louis as the first North American member of the University Alliance of the Silk Road (UASR). Washington University Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton, plenary speaker for the anniversary conference, accepted the honor for the university in a signing ceremony and joined the UASR executive committee.
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