By Xinming Li, bostonese.com
Boston, Oct. 8, 2016, Xiamen University(XMU) America Alumni Association Annual Meeting held its 2016 annual meeting today at Empire Garden in Boston Chinatown. Over 100 Xiamen University alumni from across the US attended the annual meeting with honor guest Vice President Zhan Xinli of Xiamen University.
Zhan Xinli (fourth from right), Dr. Xinsheng Zhu, president of New England XMU Alumni Association and others pose for a picture.
Since its founding in 1921, Xiamen University has produced more than 200,000 undergraduates and graduates over 60 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) have studied or worked at Xiamen University. It celebrated 95th anniversary earlier this year.
Xiamen University has become a first-class comprehensive university in China It has co-established 15 Confucius Institutes with universities in North America, Europe, and Africa.
With a constructed area of 1.4 million square meters, Xiamen University’s libraries hold 4.48 million volumes (including 39,204 gigabytes electronic volumes). The scope and level of its high-speed information network on campus is rated at the top of all universities in China and has become the one of the main injunctions of CERNET2.
Xiamen University is now making great strides towards its goal of “building a high-level university well-known both at home and abroad.” The following are more pictures from the annual meeting in Boston.