This is a short documentary on Los Angeles produced by one student from USC and one from the Communication University of China. The students were part of the first collaboration in summer 2006 to "Document the Global City." USC Cinema faculty Mark Harris and Marsha Kinder led this first group. This effort yielded a multi-year exchange that continues and is supported by the two schools, Mr. Stephen Lesser, and the USC U.S.-China Institute.
June 26, 2006 - With support from the World Bank Office, Beijing, the China Development Lab recently conducted a dual-city case study on Bank-funded urban projects in such secondary cities in Chongqing municipality.
Assistant Professor Bin Xie discusses weight perception and obesity prevalence in Chinese teenagers
Students from the Communication University of China and the University of Southern California combine to produce documentaries on Los Angeles. This summer 2006 project launched an ongoing collaboration between the two universities.
Bin Xie finds thin is the new ideal body type in China, a result of increasing affluence and exposure to Western media images.