Other Schools Go First With Narrower Approach

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Science  31 Aug 2001:
Vol. 293, Issue 5535, pp. 1616
DOI: 10.1126/science.293.5535.1616

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Beijing University's efforts to improve undergraduate science instruction (see main text) borrow heavily from reforms carried out by another top-tier school, Nanjing University. Among the first group of universities to bring major changes to their education systems, Nanjing formed an intensive training center in 1989 to give talented students a deeper foundation in basic research by encouraging cross-disciplinary interactions.