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The University of Nanking (金陵大学) was a Christian university founded in 1888 in Nanjing, China. It was originally named The Nanking University (汇文书院, Huiwen Shuyuan). A Christian is a follower of Jesus of Nazareth. ... 1888 is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... Nanjing (Chinese: 南京; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Nan-ching; Postal System Pinyin: Nanking), is the capital of Chinas Jiangsu province and a city with a prominent place in Chinese history and culture. ...


In 1910, The Nanking University merged The Union Christian College (宏育书院, Hongyu Shuyuan, formed in 1900 by the merger of The Christian College (基督书院, Jidu Shuyuan, founded in 1891) and The Presbyterian College (益智书院, Yizhi Shuyuan, founded in 1894)) and changed the name to Private University of Nanking (金陵大学). It was initially registered with the New York State Education Department. 1910 in topic: Arts Architecture- Art- Film- Literature- Music- Television Science and technology Aviation- Rail transport- Radio- Science Other topics Australia- Canada- Ireland- South Africa- Sport Births- Deaths Lists of leaders: State leaders - Religious leaders 1910 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1900 is a common year starting on Monday. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ...


In 1951, Ginling College (former Ginling Women University established in 1913) merged into University of Nanking. In 1952, University of Nanking was merged with Nanjing University (南京大学). 1951 was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Ginling College (also known as Ginling Womens University and Ginling Womens College of Arts and Sciences, 金陵女子文理学院,金陵女子大学) was a Christian university founded in 1913 in Nanjing, China. ... Link title1913 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1952 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nanjing University (南京大学, 南京大學, Pinyin: NánjÄ«ng Dàxué; colloquially 南大, Pinyin Nándà) is one of the oldest higher learning institutions in the world and became the first modern Chinese university in the early 1920s. ...

University of Nanking - photo from 1920
University of Nanking - photo from 1920

Download high resolution version (1822x420, 300 KB)University of Nanking, 1920 photo Possibly photo of graduation ceremony and procession. ... Download high resolution version (1822x420, 300 KB)University of Nanking, 1920 photo Possibly photo of graduation ceremony and procession. ...

Famous Alumni

  • Choh Hao Li, biologist, biochemist. World's foremost authority on the pituitary gland with achievements including isolating and synthesizing the human pituitary growth hormone. He received many honors including Lasker Award.
  • Choh-Ming Li, educationist, economist.
  • Francois Cheng, writer, poet. A "Bridge Between Eastern and Western Culture".
  • T.C. Tso, agriculturalist, tobacco scientist.
  • Te-Tzu Chang, agriculturalist. Member of Pontifical Academy of Sciences (Vatican City). He receives Tyler World Prize for Environmental Achievement 1999.
  • Thome H. Fang, philosopher.
  • Wu Teh Yao, educationist, politics scholar.
  • Charles W. Woodworth, Professor Emeritus and founder of the Entomology Division U.C. Berkeley (1891-1930) was a lecturer in Entomology during his sabbatical in 1918. He was there then again between 1921-4. See the C. W. Woodworth Award.

Choh Hao Li, biologist, biochemist. ... Growth hormone is a polypeptide hormone synthesised and secreted by the anterior pituitary gland which stimulates growth and cell reproduction in humans and other vertebrate animals. ... The Albert Lasker Medical Research Awards have been awarded annually since 1946 to living persons who have made major contributions to medical science. ... Choh-Ming Li, educator, economist. ... François Cheng (程抱一 Chéng Bàoyī) (born August 30, 1929) is a French writer, poet and calligrapher. ... Wu Teh Yao, educator, politics scholar. ... Charles W. Woodworth (1865–1940) was the founder of the Entomology Department at the University of California, Berkeley. ... Charles W. Woodworth (1865–1940) was the founder of the Entomology Department at the University of California, Berkeley. ...

Reference

Nanjing University (南京大学, 南京大學, Pinyin: Nánjīng Dàxué; colloquially 南大, Pinyin Nándà) is one of the oldest higher learning institutions in the world and became the first modern Chinese university in the early 1920s. ...

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University of Nanking - definition of University of Nanking in Encyclopedia (160 words)
University of Nanking(金陵大学) is a Christian university founded in 1888 in Nanjing, China.
In 1951, Ginling College (former Ginling Women University established in 1913) merged into University of Nanking.
In 1952, University of Nanking was merged with Nanjing University(南京大学).
Private university - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (543 words)
John's University and Aurora University in Shanghai, Yenching University in Beijing (Peking), and Ginling Women's University and University of Nanking in Nanjing (Nanking).
British universities have institutional autonomy, which is well respected as it has developed over centuries, but in the first half of the 20th century they came to rely on the government for most of their funding.
The only university which is wholly privately financed is the University of Buckingham, which has a low profile within the UK and caters largely for overseas students.
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