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Tsinghua University President Gives Remarks on Global Innovation

Date: June 01, 2021

Over the past 16 months, higher education has been tested by a once-in-a-century global health pandemic which has brought access and mobility challenges that have required us to find global solutions. But COVID-19 has only added to a long list of severely disruptive global challenges, like climate change, social inequality and the threat to international collaboration and exchange.

Through this test, we now understand the effort needed to overcome threats of this magnitude and we have proven that even closer collaboration will be needed to overcome future challenges. Like many other university presidents, I have begun thinking of ways in which the institution I lead can harness its unique placement, its institutional character and its resources to take action.

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