News & Events

Changing Chinese Views of American Society at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

October 25, 2011

USCET partnered with the Wilson Center's US Studies Program and Kissinger Institute on China and the US, in cooperation with the China Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), to put together a symposium on Changing Chinese Views of American Society.  The event was hosted by the Wilson Center and was standing room only with nearly 100 people in attendance.


University of Southern California's Geoff Cowan to give 2011 FY Chang Lecture at Peking University on December 4

October 15, 2011

USCET is pleased to announce that the 2011 FY Chang Lecture will be given by Geoffrey Cowan, University Professor and Annenberg Family Chair in Communication Leadership, University of Southern California.  Professor Cowan will give a lecture titled "National Security vs. Free Speech: An American Case Study." 

The lecture is free and open to the public and will take place in Room 102 of the Leo Koguan building at Peking University Law School at 3:00pm on Sunday, December 4.


China Daily Profiles USCET President Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch

September 23, 2011

China Daily reporter Tan Yingzi interviewed Ambassador Bloch at the conclusion of USCET's Study of the US Institute on US Foreign Policy for East Asian Leaders and wrote up a profile called "In Education We Trust," appearing in the "People" section of both the China Daily USA and the China Daily Weekend Edition in China.

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USCET Launches China Opportunity Scholarship Program at the Agricultural University of Hebei

September 22, 2011

USCET President Julia Chang Bloch and Director of Operations Stephen Smith visited Baoding, Hebei to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Agricultural University of Hebei.  According to the MOU, USCET will sponsor scholarships for five students each year.  Each student will receive a scholarship for their first two years of school.


Changing Media, Changing China Conference to be held at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou December 12-14, 2011

September 15, 2011

Led by Professor Susan Shirk, a leading China-scholar, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for EAP and editor of the recently published Changing Media, Changing China and Hu Shuli,editor of Caixin magazine, the conference will focus on how the commercialization of the media and growth of the Internet have changed China over the last 30 years.


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