2022 Samuel “Sandy” R. Berger Memorial Fellows Announced

The US-China Education Trust and Peking University’s Institute for Global Cooperation and Understanding are excited to announce this year’s Samuel “Sandy” R. Berger Memorial Fellows: Ms. XU Gao and Ms. YI Duo. Candidates were evaluated based on their research proposals, academic credentials, outside experience, and more. XU Gao is a Ph.D. candidate at the School of International Studies,…

Connecting Past, Present, and Future: A Conversation with Samuel R. Berger Fellows

Launched in 2019, USCET’s Samuel “Sandy” R. Berger Memorial Fellowship nurtures the next generation of Chinese leaders in US-China relations, honoring the legacy of former National Security Advisor, diplomat, and political consultant Samuel Berger (1945-2015). USCET has supported six Berger Fellows since the 2019 launch, with applications currently being accepted for the 2022 cohort. Selected…

USCET Releases 16th ASN Conference Report

[Washington, DC] The 16th American Studies Network (ASN) conference, held in June, brought Chinese and American scholars together to reflect on 50 eventful years of bilateral relations and to consider what the future may hold. USCET’s summary report highlights key discussions and takeaways from the conference and reaffirms USCET’s commitment to keeping nongovernmental channels of…

USCET Receives Ford and Luce Foundation Grants

[WASHINGTON D.C.] The US-China Education Trust (USCET), a longtime leader in educational programs and exchanges that promote understanding between the people of the United States and China, has received two major grants to support its core work and expansion into new areas.   “USCET is honored to receive support from both the Ford Foundation and…

2021 Samuel “Sandy” R. Berger Memorial Fellows Announced

The US-China Education Trust and Peking University’s Institute for Global Cooperation and Understanding are excited to announce this year’s Samuel “Sandy” R. Berger Memorial Fellows: Ms. WANG Xin and Ms. YANG Jing. Candidates were evaluated based on their research proposals, academic credentials, outside experience, and more. The Sandy Berger Memorial Fellowship was founded to celebrate…

Ambassador Bloch Participates in US-Asia Institute Dialogue

On October 7th, Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch participated in the US-Asia Institute’s US-China Regional Dialogue series as a featured panelist, alongside Minister Counselor of Cultural Affairs Zhao Haisheng, from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, Jan Berris, Vice President of the National Committee on US-China Relations, and Deborah Lehr, Vice Chairman and Executive…

Celebrating the USCET-GW Affiliation: President LeBlanc Hosts First In-Person Dinner since Pandemic

On June 30th, George Washington University (GW) President Thomas LeBlanc and Anne LeBlanc hosted a dinner to celebrate USCET’s new affiliation with the university at his residence, the historic F Street House in Foggy Bottom. The gathering was joyous, as this commemorative event marked the first in-person function for most of those in attendance. GW…