Professor John Townshend, the president’s special envoy from University of Maryland, and his entourage came to visit our university on December 1. The Executive Vice President Peijun Shi met with the guests, and the directors from the related units, including the Global Change and Earth System Science Research Institute and the International Exchange and Cooperation Office, participated in the meeting.
The Executive Vice President Peijun Shi welcomed Professor John Townshend and his entourage, and they conducted in-depth discussions concerning the ongoing cooperative programs. Both sides hope to further promote mutual cooperation by constructing a joint research institute in the field of global change. Plans also include the creation of the executive office of University of Maryland in Beijing.
(International Exchange and Cooperation Office)