Across Duke University’s graduate and professional programmes, 1,300 of about 8,500 total students come from China. Photo: Duke University

Duke University professor apologies to Chinese speakers over language row

  • Academic steps down from graduate studies post after urging students to ‘commit’ to speaking English and warning of potential damage to their career
Topic |   China education

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Across Duke University’s graduate and professional programmes, 1,300 of about 8,500 total students come from China. Photo: Duke University
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A professor at Duke University in the United States stepped down after a social media storm over Chinese students not speaking English on campus. Photo: Duke University

Duke University tutor steps down after row over ‘impolite’ Chinese students not speaking English on campus

  • Director of masters’ programme slammed on social media after passing on comments from her colleagues about ‘loud’ conversation in communal lounge
  • Dean of medical school tells students there is ‘absolutely no restriction or limitation on the language you use to converse or communicate with each other’
Topic |   China education

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A professor at Duke University in the United States stepped down after a social media storm over Chinese students not speaking English on campus. Photo: Duke University
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