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Former USCET Intern: Trump’s WeChat ‘ban’ is unconstitutional. A new lawsuit shows why

August 26, 2020

The Trump administration's executive order banning WeChat, the popular Chinese social networking platform, caused massive outrage among the Chinese diaspora and business community in the United States. In recent days, the executive order has come under fire for violating the right to receive foreign speech and faced legal challenges. Former USCET intern and practicing Washington D.C. lawyer, Song Yi, breaks down why the executive order is unconstitutional in her op-ed "Trump's WeChat 'ban' is unconstitutional. A new lawsuit shows why."

USCET Advisory Council Members Cooperate to Help Jefferson Healthcare Fight COVID-19

June 4, 2020

Port Townsend, Washington - home to US-China Education Trust Advisory Council Member Dr. Robert (Bob) Kapp, like much of America, was not well-prepared to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to his friend of many years, another USCET Advisory Council member Changan Tien  and the latter’s generosity, Port Townsend’s only hospital – Jefferson Healthcare (JHC) became better equipped to fight COVID-19.

Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch Featured in AmCham China Quarterly

January 10, 2020

USCET Founding President, Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch, was profiled in AmCham China's Quarterly where she discussed the current state of US-China educational exchanges. In the article, Ambassador Bloch expresses her concerns with US-China government relations and the increasing pressures Chinese international students face while studying in the United States. However, she takes on an optimistic tone at the end of the article:

USCET Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of US-China Diplomatic Ties in Beijing

November 11, 2019

From October 18 to October 27, USCET Chairman Ambassador Nicholas Platt, Founding President Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch, Chief Operating Officer Ye Sheng and Special Advisor Robert Kapp made a productive and invigorating visit to China for a series of six carefully planned engagements with some of USCET’s best and longest-standing Chinese partners.