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USCET Launches Data Journalism Alumni Program

March 5, 2018

USCET is pleased to announce the launch of its Data Journalism Alumni Program. This program gives past participants in USCET’s data journalism workshops and incubators an opportunity to network with one another, share skills and resources, and organize offline meet-ups. The Data Journalist of the Month will be a regular feature of the program, which will highlight a single data journalist in the alumni group. Dong Mei, a data visualization designer at China News Service in Beijing, is the first Data Journalist of the Month this March.


USCET’s Most Recent Featured Author Helen Zia Wins the 2018 AAAS Lifetime Achievement Award

February 14, 2018

USCET congratulates Chinese American journalist and writer Helen Zia on being selected this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award winner. Zia is one of the featured authors in USCET’s ongoing Asian American Author Series.

In 2017, USCET invited Zia to speak at a number of locations in China including at InfoUSA@BFSU in Beijing, Sichuan University and Sichuan Normal University in Chengdu, and New York University Shanghai.



USCET’s COS Portfolio Continued to Support Rural Chinese Students and their Academic Studies this Past Year

January 3, 2018

The 2017 China Opportunity Scholarship (COS) portfolio continued to successfully promote equal access to higher education in China and help equip disadvantaged students with the tools needed to thrive in college and beyond by providing scholarships to low-income and disadvantaged students. This past year, USCET supported nearly 30 students through its four active scholarship programs. Overall, since COS began in 2007 USCET has supported more than 160 students from rural China.


USCET Wraps up Fall Programs in China

December 5, 2017

The US-China Education Trust (USCET) recently came back from a visit to China, where two of its major programs concluded for 2017 in Shanghai and Wuhan. USCET held a Data Journalism Workshop at Fudan University, and co-organized the annual Media Education Consortium (MEC) Conference at Wuhan University, where the winners of the Third Data Journalism Competition were announced.


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