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ASN Profile: Peng Xiaoman’s SU American Studies Experience

August 29, 2018

Peng Xiaoman is a first year master’s student at Sichuan University. As an undergraduate at Sichuan Normal University, Peng studied English language. She became interested in studying English, and America in particular, because “America’s culture, literature, and policy impacts the whole world, including China.”

“As a Chinese we feel this influence,” she continued. After graduating from university, Peng decided to pursue American studies by applying to the master’s program at Sichuan University.


ASN Profile: Guo Shuting’s YU American Studies Experience

August 20, 2018

Guo Shuting is a 2018 graduate of Yunnan University’s graduate program in American studies and international relations. She is originally from Chengdu, China.

Guo first heard about American studies seven years ago, when she was an undergraduate at Jincheng College in China’s Chengdu Province. At the time, Guo had been interested in foreign affairs for many years. She wanted to pursue the study of the United States specifically because, in her words, “America is a major power with international influence.”



SISU Students Visit USCET

August 15, 2018

The US-China Education Trust (USCET) welcomed a delegation of students and professors from Shanghai International Studies University (SISU), a long-time partner and a member of both the American Studies Network (ASN) and Media Education Consortium (MEC), for afternoon tea.



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.


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