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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.

NEW COURSE - Water and Energy Management in China: Market Forces and Socialist Ideology

April 11, 2012

Dr. Juliana Qiong Wang's Course will discuss environmental economics and policy. The class meets from 12:30-1:50 on TTH in SOS B-15.

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing: China’s Global Quest for Resources and Implications for the United States," January 26, 2012

January 26, 2012

This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on January 26, 2012. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.

An Inside Look at Global Health Activity at USC

October 5, 2011

The University of Southern California's Institute for Global Health Students in China recently supported Lily Fu to conduct summer research in China.

Political Opportunities, Resource Constraints, and Policy Advocacy of Environmental NGOs in China

September 1, 2011

Shui-Yan Tang's research examines the development of policy advocacy among China‘s civic environmental eNGOs.

2009-2010 USCI Faculty Research Grants

August 25, 2011

USC Faculty study visual ethnography, urbanization and environmental change, and American brands in China

Congressional Research Service, "China’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Mitigation Policies," July 18, 2011

July 18, 2011

Jane Leggett, a specialist on Energy and Environmental Policy, wrote this report.

Gary Locke, Testimony before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, May 26, 2011

May 26, 2011

Ambassador-designate Gary Locke's testimony before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He is the nominee to become President Obama’s next U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.

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