Caio Yurgel – Seven Weeks of Fiction, Global Mindedness, and Tarot – Exploring Emotion’s Role in Long-lasting Learning

A DKU student and CTL student partner, Sebastián Portilla (Class of 2025), took Professor Caio Yurgel’s 7-week ”The Art of Interpretation” course and wrote about his professor. This teaching story recognizes Prof. Yurgel’s cathartic and humanist instruction, evoking memorable personal experiences that translate into genuine education. 

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Meet Renee Richer, the 2022 DKU Teaching Award Winner

Renee Richer, Ph.D., the winner of Duke Kunshan 2021-22 Teaching Award nominated by students, has shared her teaching approaches, such as how she reaches out to students and establishes a learning community in online classes; engages students with extreme examples and relatable assignments; and guides students with personal experiences and trains students to be young scientists.