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USC Expert in Asian Languages Dies

August 2, 2005

Classical violinist and professor emeritus Laurence Thompson, who made a commitment to the study of Chinese religion, was the first director of the USC East Asian Studies Center.

USC Conference Examines China’s Influence

April 25, 2005

The country’s rapid entry into the global economy dominates the proceedings at the 18th Asia/Pacific Business Outlook Conference hosted by the USC Marshall School of Business.

Gonzo Tales from 10 Years in China: How the Chinese Cope with a Changing Country

April 19, 2005

John Pomfret discusses the staggering social changes in China

Gonzo Tales from 10 Years in China: How the Chinese Cope with a Changing Country

April 19, 2005

John Pomfret discusses the staggering social changes in China

USC Viterbi Dean Unveils China Strategy

March 10, 2005

USC's Viterbi School of Engineering agrees to collaborate in continuing and distance education with Tsinghua University, known as the MIT of China.

Parents’ unhealthy lifestyles trigger numerous detrimental effects on children

February 11, 2005

Findings suggest the important influence of parental smoking on the behavioral choices of Chinese adolescents.

NIH awards USC $8.7 million to study tobacco use in China

January 28, 2005

C. Anderson Johnson of the Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research will head the study.

Lilia Huiying Li (June 14, 1932–November 7, 2004)

November 17, 2004

Journalist Lilia Huiying Li promoted peace and friendship between China and the U.S. Well known in the diplomatic corps, she was honored for her efforts by the East Asian Studies Center, where she served as a fellow since 1974.

China Honors Professor’s Elder Efforts

October 12, 2004

USC researcher Iris Chi – a 'force in the development of social work in China' – earns a coveted award for her work with older adults in Hong Kong.

Acting on a Chance Encounter

August 18, 2004

Inspired by brief meeting in China, a USC alumna creates a fund for international study. The $500,000 gift will provide scholarships for foreign students coming to USC and Trojans who want to study abroad.

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