Science and Belief : the 15th Peking University Youth National Policy Forum held
APR . 29 2016
Peking University, April 22, 2016: On April 14th, the 15th Peking University Youth National Policy Forum was held in School of International Studies Qiulin Lecture Hall. The topic of this forum is Science and Belief. Chen Yongli, secretary of Youth League Committee, Zhang Lixin, director of Student Career Center and around 200 teachers and students from different colleges attended this forum. Yan Chunhua, academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, director of Organization Department, doctoral supervisor was specially invited to share his opinions on national policies and life insights.
Chen Yongli delivered the welcome speech. He reviewed the developing process of Youth National Policy Forum, which in the beginning was a student forum. Speaking of this forum topic, Science and Belief, he said “Science is the truest, belief is the best. When the true and the good meet together, the beautiful is born. So, the combination of science and belief will generate the most beautiful thing.”
During the dialogue session, Yan discussed on national policies, research experiences and personal growth with 6 student representatives, individually from College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Law School, Guanghua School of Management, Yenching Academy of Peking University, Department of Philosophy, School of Chinese as a Second Language.
He recalled his advisor professor Xu Guangxian who guided him to start his research. As a specialist in rare earth, he also shared his views on the exploration and usage of rare earth with the students. Out of his own experience, he instructed students to be practical and down-to-earth, to realize dreams by actions.
Written by: Fu Guirong
Edited by: Zhang Jiang
Source: PKU News