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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.


FY Chang Exhibit Opens at China Customs Museum in Beijing

October 29, 2018

In late October, the FY Chang and Modern China Customs exhibit opened at the China Customs Museum in Beijing. The exhibit, sponsored by the museum and co-organized by the FY Chang Foundation, commemorates the 90th anniversary of FY Chang as Director General of the Chinese Customs Service. 

Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch, Chang’s daughter and the FY Chang Foundation’s founder, shared remarks at the special opening ceremony that was held at the museum on Friday, October 26.



Innovators in Data Journalism: An Interview with Luming Zhao

October 8, 2018

Zhao Luming specializes in data journalism at China’s Jiefang Daily and Net Ease News. He participated in USCET’s data journalism workshop at Fudan University last fall.

Q: How did you become interested in data journalism?

A: I was first introduced to data journalism when I took a journalism course at East China Normal University. I quickly became very interested in the subject, because it integrates three of my passions: technology, design, and journalism.



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