In the Wake of China's Quickening Economy, Universities Struggle to Keep Pace

Ricky Wong for The Chronicle

Li Teng, a student at the Beijing U. of Technology, is an intern at Hybroad, an electronics firm. Some interns there already have provisional job offers.
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Zou Nan is a professor with a problem: Not enough of his textbooks are up to date or relevant to his discipline.

The 35-year-old expert on mass-transportation systems returned to China in 2009 after a decade in the United States, during which he...

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