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Central Party School Spring Institute 2019

April 18, 2019

USCET successfully hosted a second Central Party School Elections Institute in Washington, DC (March 24-28) and in Seattle (March 29-31). This institute focused on the 2018 Midterm elections and addressed timely issues related to US-China strategic distrust. The delegation was able to gain first-hand insights about the implications of the midterm elections, learn how domestic politics impact US-China relations and talk candidly about the US-China relationship and the causes of the heated bilateral tensions. 


First China DataViz Competition launched in Beijing

March 20, 2019

USCET is pleased to announce the first China DataViz Competition in China on March 18th, 2019, the fourth in a series of USCET data journalism competitions in China. The theme of the competition is: “Understand the world in data.” More than 50 universities around the world and 100 institutions are expected to participate in the competition, bringing new creative power to data visualizations in China.




Innovators in Data Journalism: An Interview with Lv Yan

January 16, 2019

Lv Yan is the Director of Data Journalism Department of The Paper (澎湃新闻). She was one of our trainers of our Fudan University Workshop in 2018.

Q. What’s the biggest challenge in becoming a data journalist? How did you overcome it?

I think the challenges can be summed up in two ways: (1) new technology, and (2) friction between colleagues.


USCET Hosts “International Education and Exchange: Building Bridges in Times of Turbulence” Program

November 15, 2018

The US-China Education Trust (USCET) in association with Meridian International Center hosted an engaging discussion earlier this week in celebration of USCET’s 20th Anniversary and International Education Week. 

The International Education and Exchange: Building Bridges in Times of Turbulence program held on November 13 explored the importance and impact of exchange on US-China relations. 




15th Anniversary ASN Conference Held at ECNU in Shanghai

November 6, 2018

In early November, the US-China Education Trust (USCET) and East China Normal University (ECNU) hosted a special 15th anniversary edition of the popular American Studies Network (ASN) Conference in Shanghai. 

The two-day event included an array of prominent speakers and panel discussions around the theme, The Impact of Education Exchange on US-China Relations: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow


USCET Holds Asian American Authors Series at Universities across China with Speakers Shirley Lim and Karen Yamashita

November 5, 2018

Award-winning authors Shirley Lim and Karen Yamashita held a series of lectures and discussion sessions in Shanghai and Beijing last month as part of USCET’s continuing Asian American Author Series.

The two authors highlighted American diversity and gave Chinese audiences a glimpse of America through the eyes of Asian Americans.


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