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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.

USC Teams With Far East Filmmakers

July 9, 2004

As a new partner of the City University of Hong Kong and the Beijing Film Academy, the USC School of Cinema-TV will train students in creative fields such as production, animation and Web design.

SARS is cause for concern, not panic

May 16, 2003

Infectious disease expert Fred Sattler and microbiologist Michael M.C. Lai, speak to students and faculty members on SARS.

Bobby Cochran wins Luce Fellowship to travel to China

April 22, 2003

USC graduate student Bobby Cochran wins the Luce Scholarship. He’ll spend 10 months in China, immersed in Chinese culture and exploring his passion for the environment.

2008 Beijing Organizing Committee Visits USC

January 20, 2003

Representatives from the organizing committee for the 2008 Olympic Games visited USC to tour university facilities.