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The 2022 summer school of Shandong University (SDU) was officially launched on July 4, offering various courses to students from Jinan, Weihai and Qingdao campuses.
A total of 173 summer courses started on the first day of summer school with 9,480 students in attendance.
Since its establishment in 2004, the summer school has been giving full play to SDU's role as a comprehensive research-oriented university and has opened a number of excellent courses around the academic frontiers of various disciplines. It has also invited scholars from world first-class universities and scientific research institutes to broaden students' international vision, enhance international competitiveness, and cultivate international talents in overseas teacher programs.
In the Green and High-performance Concrete Materials and Structures Lecture course offered by the School of Civil Engineering, students will learn the concept of the life cycle and sustainable development of the concrete industry from a global perspective and key issues in the industry, as well as the major challenges and future development trends in the field of bridge engineering.
As a comprehensive research-oriented university, SDU also opened a series of interdisciplinary courses this summer semester.
The School of Literature's Phonetics and Brain Science course introduces basic experimental phonetics and brain science, covering pronunciation phonetics, acoustic phonetics, and auditory phonetics, which breaks down the "knowledge barrier" between liberal arts and medical science.
In addition, this year's summer school also opened a series of courses focusing on hot issues, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, crimes, big data, and cultural excavation and conservation, to cultivate students' critical thinking ability.
The Omnipotent Virus: From Tumors to COVID-19 course teaches students about the novel coronavirus from the perspective of viral molecular biology.
The School of Journalism and Communication opened a course featuring topics such as public health emergencies, the coronavirus, pneumonia diagnosis and treatment, virus detection, and epidemiological investigation to improve students' awareness of the COVID-19 pandemic.