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USC And China In The News, November And December 2015

China-related news stories featuring University of Southern California faculty, students, staff, and programs.
December 16, 2015
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December 22, 2015: Xinhua News Agency
 
In an article about a Shanxi culinary culture demonstration hosted by the Chinese consulate, Clayton Dube of the USC U.S.-China Institute noted that a wider audience of Americans would be interested in such a demonstration of the many varieties of noodles prepared by the Shanxi chefs.
 
December 22, 2015: Grand Forks Herald
 
An editorial quoted Clayton Dube of the USC U.S.-China Institute about how Chinese perceive American education. 
 
December 19, 2015: Caixin 
 
John D. Van Fleet of the USC Marshall School’s Global Executive MBA program reviewed Edward Tse’s book, China’s Disruptors. Van Fleet writes, “The breathtaking, millennial-level rise of China from the ashes of the insanity and evil of the Mao years has come from three sources: the mainland Chinese people themselves; foreign direct investment on a scale the world had never seen before; a remarkable and laudable willingness of the Communist Party of China (CPC) since the Deng era to simply get out of the way, and let the first two elements carry on.”
 
December 18, 2015: KSCI
 
Clayton Dube of the USC U.S.-China Institute was interviewed about the attitudes of wealthy Chinese Americans as shown in a CTBC survey. Dube noted that those surveyed were more optimistic about the future prospects of the US economy than others surveyed. He attributed this to greater attention to economics news and to the fact that by immigrating, many of these individuals were making the biggest of bets on the U.S. 
 
December 18, 2015: Reuters
 
An article about luxury retailers targeting students from China and their families, noted that one mall sends buses to pick up such families at USC each fall. 
 
December 17, 2015: Wall Street Journal
 
Clayton Dube of the USC U.S.-China Institute was quoted in an article about increasing numbers of Chinese students enrolling in American primary and secondary schools. Dube said, “Chinese parents see American education as the most valuable of commodities and are willing to make sacrifices to get it. This is a trend that will last.”
 
December 16, 2015: China Daily (in a supplement in the Washington Post)
 
USC political scientist Stanley Rosen was cited in an article about Alibaba’s new partnership with the Walt Disney Company. He said the deal fit the strategies of the e-commerce giant and the entertainment giant. 
 
December 15, 2015: International Business Times
 
Baizhu Chen of the USC Marshall School of Business was quoted in an article about Star Wars marketing plans for China. Chen noted that Chinese audiences will be eager to see it. “Taylor Swift just had a show in Shanghai,” Chen said. “All three nights were sold out, and ticket prices are the same as here.” Chen noted that people in China always respond when he notes that USC is George Lucas’s alma mater. 
 
December 1, 2015: Pasadena Now
 
An article noted that the USC Pacific Asia Museum would have an exhibition showcasing the art of Ming dynasty nobility. The “Royal Taste” exhibition opens in February 2016.
 
 
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October 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a presentation by Wei Yen (厳序纬), author and veteran businessman, to examine Chinese outbound investment and how American businesses can take advantage of China’s rise to forge win-win partnerships.  

October 24, 2017 - 11:00am
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Things China Working Group is an informal group to explore research interest in the material networks, systems, economies, media and practices of communication pursued within China or between China and its national and international partnerships. Open only to USC graduate students and faculty.