Graduate School held the conference of recent work arrangement for graduate education on the afternoon of April 21. The meeting was chaired by Prof. Tao Tao, executive dean of Graduate School and attended by Prof. Fang Ying, vice dean of Graduate School and director of Office of Academic Affairs, Dr. Xue Chenglong, vice director of Office of Academic Affairs and vice deans and teaching secretaries from all colleges.
The Second World Ballet Trial, with 124 plays from all around the world, was held in Tokyo, Japan from March 20th to 22nd. Li Na, an associate professor from Art College, and Ou Rui, her graduate student, participated in the event on behalf of Xiamen University (XMU). With an original solo “Burgeoning” (“萌动” in Chinese), Ou Rui won the senior Gold Award of contemporary ballet while Prof. Li Na received the Teacher Award. They are the only Chinese player and teacher in the awarding ceremony. Ou also received the invitation of South Korea International Ballet Trail due to his outstanding performance.