Introduction to Hexi University
Hexi University (河西学院, website) is a general undergraduate university in Gansu Province, Fudan University identified by the Ministry of Education as a counterpart to support western universities, a pilot institution for reform of the Ministry of Education’s outstanding agricultural and forestry education and training plan, an advanced unit for spiritual civilization construction, and a national training base for nursing professionals. Construction unit for master’s degree projects. Li Can, an outstanding alumnus and academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, served as honorary president, Yang Yuliang, academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and former president of Fudan University, served as honorary director of the academic committee, Li Yu, member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, served as director of the academic committee of the Applied Fungal Engineering Laboratory, and Fu Bojie, member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, served as chairman of the academic committee of Qilianshan Institute of Ecology.
Hexi University is located in Zhangye City, a national historical and cultural city in the middle of the Hexi Corridor in the golden section of the Silk Road. It is the only comprehensive undergraduate college in the area of nearly 2000 kilometers from Lanzhou to Urumqi. And Xinjiang, Qinghai, Inner Mongolia, and Ningxia, four ethnic minority provinces and regions, have an important strategic position, unique geographical advantages, rich natural resources, deep cultural endowments, and broad space for running and educating people.
Hexi University originated from the Gansu Provincial Zhangye Teachers College established in 1941; Zhangye Teachers College was established in 1958; Zhangye Teachers College was reorganized in 1959; Zhangye Teachers College was adjusted in 1962; Zhangye Teachers College was restored in 1978; Renamed Zhangye Teachers College; merged into the former Zhangye Agricultural School and Zhangye Regional Vocational College in 2000; restructured into Hexi College in 2001; formerly Zhangye Medical College and Zhangye People’s Hospital merged into Hexi College in 2014 to form a new Hexi University; has accumulated more than 100,000 graduates in more than 70 years.
Hexi University covers a total area of nearly 4,000 acres, the school building covers an area of 500,000 square meters, the total value of fixed assets is 1.3 billion yuan, the total value of experimental equipment is 160 million yuan, the library has 1.2 million printed books, and 1.1 million electronic books; the school owns The province has the best academic centers, artistic creativity centers, teacher development centers and other modern facilities. There are exhibition halls such as Qian Xuesen Memorial Hall, Hexi Corridor Biodiversity Hall, Hexi History and Culture Hall. The affiliated hospital is a tertiary first-class hospital, the “general medicine” training base and the rural doctor training base in Gansu Province. There are more than 1,300 beds and more than 600,000 consultations per year. It has initially completed a beautiful campus and a smart campus, and has been hailed as one of the most beautiful university campuses in Gansu.
Hexi University has 18 secondary colleges, 59 undergraduate majors, 11 medical specialty majors, covering 12 disciplines, and has formed a 5 university science professional group of “teacher education, ecological agriculture, medical health, applied arts, science and engineering”. 1 national specialty (seed science and engineering), 10 provincial specialty (primary education, preschool education, tourism management, mathematics and applied mathematics, chemistry, electrical engineering and automation, business management, nursing, Applied Chemistry, Physics), 3 provincial key disciplines (Historical Literature, Agricultural Resources and Environment, Development and Educational Psychology).
Hexi University has won several first and second prizes for outstanding provincial teaching achievements; there are 7 provincial teaching teams, 5 provincial excellent resource sharing courses, 18 provincial excellent courses, and 6 provincial experimental teaching demonstration centers; A large number of students have won awards in various national, provincial and international competitions. The school recruits students from 18 provinces, municipalities and districts across the country. There are more than 20,000 full-time school-based college students. The employment rate of graduates has remained above 90%.
Hexi University currently has 1959 faculty and staff (including affiliated hospitals), including 924 full-time teachers, 145 professors (including chief physician), 491 associate professors (including deputy chief physician), 139 doctors (including current students), and 625 masters There are 6 part-time academicians, 6 recipients of special allowances from the State Council, 14 outstanding provincial experts, 6 provincial teaching teachers, 9 academic leaders of “333” and “555” innovative talents in Gansu Province, and Gansu Province leader 3 talents, 9 winners of Gansu Gardener Award, 12 winners of Gansu Young Teacher Talent Award; more than 100 well-known experts and scholars were hired as part-time professors at the school.
Hexi University has 43 research institutes (institutes, centers), 4 provincial scientific research teams, and 1 postdoctoral workstation. 15 provincial-level scientific research service platforms including the Applied Fungal Engineering Laboratory of Gansu Province, the Microalgae Engineering Technology Center of Gansu Province, and the Key Research Base of History, Geography, Culture, and Social Sciences of Gansu Province have been established; and the Fudan-Gansu Silk Road has been jointly established with Fudan University “Research Institute for the Coordinated Development of the Economic Belt”, and the “Silk Road Economic Belt Hexi Corridor Think Tank” with Shaanxi Normal University, and the Rural Rejuvenation Research Institute with Xinnongchuang Group. The fungus protection uses the academician workstation.
In the past 5 years, Hexi University has undertaken or completed more than 50 projects of the National Natural Science Foundation and Social Science Fund, more than 30 national ministries and commissions, and more than 200 provincial and municipal scientific research projects. It has published more than 220 books and textbooks and published more than 3,000 papers Articles, including more than 200 papers published in SCI and SCIE source journals, and nearly 100 results have won provincial and municipal scientific and technological progress awards, scientific and technological invention awards, social science achievement awards, and more than 50 invention patents.
Hexi University has signed cooperation agreements with foreign universities such as Ford Hayes State University and Bryant University; established cooperative relations with many universities in Hong Kong and Taiwan such as Taiwan’s capital university; has hired cultural and educational experts from the United States, Britain, New Zealand and other countries More than one person came to work, and three of them won the “Dunhuang Award” from a foreign expert in Gansu Province. Education for international students was launched in 2016. Central Asia Youth International College. The school was awarded “Advanced Unit for Introducing Foreign Intelligence in Gansu Province”.