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Video: The Obama – Xi Sunnylands Summit seen through the press and popular culture in the U.S. and China

September 23, 2013

The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy and the USC U.S.–China Institute present a panel discussion to examine the media coverage and other behind the scenes details of the superpower summit.

Video: China's Wastelands: How the World's Trash (Including Yours) Ends Up in China's Rivers

September 18, 2013

USC's Joshua Goldstein looks at recycling in China.

China and California Plan to Cooperate in Battling Climate Change, September 13, 2013

September 13, 2013

Memorandum of Understanding signed in San Francisco by China's National Development and Reform Commission Vice Chair Xie Zhenhua and California Governor Jerry Brown.

Video: Wealth and Power: China’s Long March to the Twenty-First Century

August 2, 2013

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a book talk with Orville Schell on China's ascent from imperial doormat to global economic powerhouse.

John Kerry, Getting the U.S.-China Climate Partnership Right, July 19, 2013

July 19, 2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry begins by noting President Richard Nixon’s famous 1972 handshake with Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai.

Deputy Secretary Burns and State Councilor Yang Jiechi, EcoPartnership Signing Ceremony, July 11, 2013

July 11, 2013

On July 11, 2013, Yang Jiechi, State Councilor and special representative of Chinese President Xi Jinping, attended the signing ceremony of China-U.S. EcoPartnership Program in Washington, D.C.

Carbon footprint labels inaccurate, USC study finds

November 30, 2012

Robert Vos of the USC Spatial Sciences Institute and Joshua Newell of the University of Michigan examined the carbon footprint of paper in U.S. and Chinese supply chains.

Congressional Research Service, “Rare Earth Elements in National Defense: Background, Oversight Issues, and Options for Congress,” Sept. 5, 2012

September 5, 2012

This CRS report was written by Valerie Bailey Grasso, specialist in defense acquisition.

Undergraduate Seminar: Communication and Social Change in China

May 31, 2012

Yu Hong will be offering Comm 400 this fall. Tuesdays/Thursdays 11-12:20

Zhang, "Association Between Changes in Air Pollution Levels During the Beijing Olympics and Biomarkers of Inflammation and Thrombosis in Healthy Young Adults" 2012

May 16, 2012

Using the 2008 Beijing Olympics as their laboratory, University of Southern California (USC) researchers have found biological evidence that even a short-term reduction in air pollution exposure improves one’s cardiovascular health.

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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.