On October 2, 2014, representatives from Tianjin University (TJU) Alumni Associations across the world gathered for the 119th Anniversary Celebration of their Alma Mater’s birthday. In witness of his parents and TJU’s faculty and students, Zheng Dong made a donation of 50 million RMB for the library on the new campus and innovation grants-in-aid program.
Science magazine published a new booklet on September 19, 2014, with the title “Human Performance in Space: Advancing Astronautics Research in China”, which revealed the breakthrough of China astronaut research and training obtained in recent years. Two new studies from Tianjin University Neural Engineering and Rehabilitation Lab (TUNERL) were selected for this publication.
2015 marks the 120th anniversary of the 1895 founding of Tianjin University (TJU), the oldest university in China. On October 2, 2014, a series of events were held to commemorate its 119th anniversary and celebrate the start of the 120th anniversary at the downtown campus and the new campus.
On September 10, 2014, Tianjin University (TJU) welcomed the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Denmark, Her Excellency Helle Thorning-Schmidt. Her Excellency delivered a speech tilted The bilateral relations between China and Denmark-a perfect match today and in the future at Peiyang Lecture and interacted with TJU students.
The 2014 World Choir Games wrapped up in Latvia. As one of the leading student choirs in China, Peiyang Chorus of Tianjin University competed with over 460 top-class choirs, including the choirs from Moscow Conservatory, and finally won 2 gold medals and 1 silver medal in the competitions for folk, modern and female chamber choirs.