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Chinese and US Students Place Spotlight on Urban Development

January 1, 2007

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.

Building a China Shop

January 1, 2007

Rigorous social-science research with a policy pay-off. That’s what USC leaders hope to cultivate in the new USC U.S.-China Institute. But that’s not all.

The Dragons of Troy

January 1, 2007

From missionaries and technocrats to business moguls and government ministers, USC has a distinguished history of preparing China’s movers and shakers.

Klein on China: Then and Now

January 1, 2007

Veteran newsman Herb Klein has witnessed first-hand the changes in China. He first beheld Hong Kong in 1950 and then went to Shanghai in 1972 with President Nixon.

Shaolin Temple and the 21st Century

November 30, 2006

Monks from China's famed Shaolin Temple visit USC to discuss their beliefs and rituals and how the temple is working to reach a global audience.

U.S.-China Institute offers overseas opportunities

October 18, 2006

The campus-wide initiative offers new class, internships for USC students.

Qingyun Ma named Dean of the USC School of Architecture

October 6, 2006

Selection of Visionary Architect from China Strengthens USC's Global Reach

Grandparents Play Role in Chinese Expansion

October 2, 2006

Elders in rural China care for grandchildren after the parents migrate to urban centers.

Aging in China Covered During USC Visit

September 27, 2006

Officials from China's National Committee on Aging discuss the well-being of Asian elders with representatives from USC schools.

Documenting the Global City 2006: "The Global Mix Los Angeles" by Qui Xiaolu and Ryan Chen

September 1, 2006

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.