Mayor of Shanghai

August 24, 2016

The Mayor of Shanghai, Yang Xiong, visited Harvard to learn more about Harvard Medical School’s Global Education programs and to facilitate expanding current programs to benefit Shanghai’s healthcare and medical community. The visit included a welcome at Wadsworth House with the University Marshal, tour of the Yard, and dinner at the Harvard Faculty Club. Senior Associate Dean for Global Education for the Medical School, Dr. Ajay Singh, hosted the visit. Vice Provost for International Affairs Mark Elliott and Medical School Dean for Graduate Education David Golan were also in attendance. Photo credits: Frank Monkiewicz Photography (
The University Marshal facilitates discussion with the Mayor of Shanghai in the Wadsworth House Parlor
The University Marshal points out photographs of notable Harvard Commencement speakers featured along the main hallway of Wadsworth House
The Mayor signs the university guest book
Vice Provost Elliott and Mayor Yang admire the Tercentenary Stele, presented to Harvard in 1936 as a gift from Chinese alumni on the occasion of the University’s 300th anniversary.