In Summer 2006, teams of students from Chongqing, Beijing and Los Angeles investigated urban development in Chongqing towns (in China) with World Bank-funded projects underway.
The campus-wide initiative offers new class, internships for USC students.
Selection of Visionary Architect from China Strengthens USC's Global Reach
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.