USCET Leadership Transition Note from the President May is a season of transitions, with graduations, celebrations, and students starting summer jobs and new careers. This May is also a time of transition at the US-China Education Trust, as I prepare to step down as USCET’s president in June. It is now 45 years since my own graduation…

Common Ground Project Blogs

Below are updates from our four student group projects as of mid April 2024! Final project presentations will be posted in summer 2024. ————— Common Ground Education Group Update The Common Ground Education Group has recently achieved two main objectives. First, we have been conducting interviews with American students studying in China. To date, we…

Students Finding Common Ground: Introducing Project Mentors

CLIMATE AND ENVIRONMENT GROUP MENTORS BIN Hu is an Associate Research Fellow and Director of Research on global climate governance at the Institute of Climate Change and Sustainable Development of Tsinghua University. His main research fields include global climate governance, and environmental and resource economics. His articles have been published widely on the economics of…

Students Finding Common Ground

The US-China Education Trust, in cooperation with Tsinghua University and George Washington University, has launched a new project to bring American and Chinese students together, working on areas where US-China cooperation is urgently needed in an era of competition and tension between the two countries. Students Finding Common Ground—US China Collaborative Projects in An Era…

Honors for USCET’s Advisory Council Members

The US-China Education Trust congratulates Advisory Council members Peter McPherson and Thomas Pickering for receiving honors and accolades for their distinguished service and contributions to diplomacy and international affairs. Peter McPherson The American Academy of Diplomacy (AAD) honored Peter McPherson at its Thirty-Fourth Annual Diplomatic Awards Luncheon on November 9th, 2023, presenting him the Henrietta…

China Town Hall 2023

The National Committee on US-China Relations hosted its annual CHINA Town Hall event on October 11, 2023, a national conversation on how the U.S.-China relationship affects American communities. This year’s event featured current U.S. Ambassador to China, Nicholas Burns, as the national speaker. More than eighty venues around the country hosted “Local Town Halls” on the same night. USCET President Madelyn Ross was a featured…