U.S. Ambassador Max Baucus Visits NYU Shanghai

Oct 10 2014

On October 7, the United States Ambassador to China Max Baucus gave a talk at NYU Shanghai. This was his first event with students since assuming the Ambassadorship in March. Students from NYU Shanghai as well as East China Normal University (ECNU) attended the talk. Ambassador Baucus spoke about the importance of educational exchanges between the people of China and the people of the United States. He highlighted the collaboration between ECNU and NYU, and the establishment of NYU Shanghai, as consequential for U.S.-China relations.

In addition to touring the NYU Shanghai campus and meeting with the leadership of NYU Shanghai and ECNU, Ambassador Baucus also engaged with students. After his remarks, he entertained questions from students during a Q&A session. He also had informal conversations with students who came to meet him and introduce themselves at the conclusion of the event. He was eager to hear about their experiences at the first US-China degree-granting university in China.

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