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USCET Meets with Delegation from the All China Youth Federation

August 7, 2018

On July 24th, USCET met with a delegation from the All China Youth Federation on a tour of the United States organized by the American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL). USCET Founding President Julia Chang Bloch, who participated in the first ACYPL delegation visit to the People’s Republic of China, welcomed the visitors to her home in Washington, DC for afternoon tea.


Innovators in Data Journalism: An Interview with Ding Miao

August 2, 2018

Ding Miao specializes in data journalism at China’s Caixin Media Company. She is an alumnus of USCET’s Data Journalism Workshop.

Q: How did you become interested in data journalism?

A: Caixin’s Center of Data Journalism had a workshop at my school, and I attended it and thought it was interesting. Later, I went to Caixin Shuzishuo to intern, and I became more acquainted with data journalism. I thought it was so interesting I decided to work there. Data journalism allows me to be creative, and it is an exciting, fast-paced field.


ASN Profile: Hongkun Wei’s SISU American Studies Experience

July 30, 2018

Hongkun Wei is a PhD candidate in American studies at Shanghai International Studies University (SISU). Wei first became interested in studying the US as a high school student, when he took an American history class. Upon graduation, he became an English teacher, through which he was able to conduct research on American studies.

After five years of working Wei knew that the job “was not enough for him.” He thus applied to the doctorate program in American studies at Shanghai International Studies University.


ASN Profile: Nina Wu’s BFSU American Studies Experience

July 23, 2018

Nina Wu is in her first year of the American Studies graduate program at Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU). As an undergraduate, she knew she wanted to major in area studies because of her interest in the discipline’s approach of analyzing different regions. After selecting a course entitled “American Culture and Society,” she became exposed to the study of America in an academic setting.

Wu explained that while taking this class, she was “immediately attracted to the diversity and ideals in American culture.”


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