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Obama visits Stanford center at Peking University, talks international education

On Friday, March 21, First Lady Michelle Obama teleconferenced with Stanford students, local high school students and students studying in China to discuss international education and study abroad. Obama, who is currently traveling with her daughters and mother, is touring three cities in China over the course of one week. The conference took place during her visit to Peking University.

New Stanford center opens doors at Peking University

After almost five years of planning, the University opened the Stanford Center at Peking University (SCPKU) last month. SCPKU, a $7 million project designed to strengthen ties with Peking University (PKU), builds off of a partnership between the two universities dating back to the 1970s, which has included joint academic ventures and a Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) established in 2004.