"Trends of Globalization: Some Perspectives from Asian Universities" Moderated by President Ruth SimmonsParticipants:Andrew Chi-Chih Yao, Tsinghua UniversityMatthew Gutmann, Vice President for International Affairs; Professor of AnthropologyFranco Preparata, An Wang Professor of Computer ScienceLingzhen Wang, Associate Professor of East Asian StudiesGlobalization or internationalization has been a growing trend among institutions of higher learning around the whole world. Today's panel anticipates the future growth in globalization among all leading universities of the world.This panel discussion will explore higher education systems in both the United States and Asia. How can we work together? What kinds of partnerships are possible? In this increasingly globalized world, we will examine the characteristics that constitute a leading university, and contemplate how such institutions should be evaluated in the future.