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Talent for tomorrow

July 2, 2020

Early on, the Trump administration identified access to American universities as helping China advance. The administration has been pushing back against this in several ways, including the Department of Justice’s China Initiative which has American academics among its targets. Now students from China are under greater scrutiny.

How Taipei tries to make public transit safe

June 25, 2020

Packed trains and buses are the perfect place for viruses to spread. Cities in the U.S. are looking to Taipei as an example of what to do right.

China protecting wildlife

June 18, 2020

How does the U.S. and China diverge when it comes to combatting illicit wildlife trafficking and protecting the ecosystem? The answer might surprise you.

Lowest-earners are hardest hit by COVID-19

June 11, 2020

People in the U.S. and China are moving out of cities. What does that mean for the economy?

Shrinking Hong Kong's Autonomy

June 4, 2020

 

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Improving nutrition for children

May 29, 2020

One in nine people around the world, over 820 million individuals, are undernourished. For preschoolers and kindergartners, this food insecurity leads to lower cognitive and social-emotional skills. Ensuring children are ready to learn (and later to produce) means guaranteeing them a basic level of nutrition. Programs to address this are well established, if not always adequate, in the U.S. and researchers in China are pushing to establish standards there as well.

School may never be the same

May 21, 2020

90% of the world’s 1.5 billion K-12 students are unable to go to school. We examine what digital learning looks like in the U.S. and China and how Chinese schools are updating safety protocols as they invite students back through their doors again.

Exports to China bring home the bacon

May 14, 2020

Dozens of meat-packing plants halted operations due to COVID-19, which could lead to 30% less meat in supermarkets and 20% higher prices for U.S. consumers. At the same time, pork exports to China have more than quadrupled to over 17,000 tons of week.

Hope and fear

May 7, 2020

Why does Xinjiang matter? We delve into the demographics of Xinjiang. 

The world embraces furry friends

April 30, 2020

We look at the changing attitudes towards cats and dogs in China and see how its growing pet industry compares to the U.S.

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Events

December 3, 2020 - 3:00pm

Outside the Box [Office], USC U.S.-China Institute, and MTV Documentary Films present a Live Q&A with Writer/Director/Producer Hao Wu discussing his new documentary film 76 DAYS. Everyone who registers for the webinar will be sent a link to view the film 48 hours prior to the Q&A.

December 10, 2020 - 1:00pm

David Shambaugh speaks on his new book focusing on the United States and China in one of the world's most dynamic regions.