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USCET holds Culinary Diplomacy Programs throughout China

July 1, 2019

The current climate in US-China relations calls for innovative and atypical approaches to fostering stronger relations. Far from the offices and boardrooms of the political and commercial worlds, some of the world’s most meaningful transnational exchanges are taking place in the kitchen. This “culinary diplomacy” builds bridges by tapping into the simple truth that sharing a meal builds trust, creating a powerful current for cooperation.


2019 Media Education Consortium Conference

July 1, 2019

“Some in journalism may say we are in the middle of a storm, that we are in the middle of understanding which way is up, which way is down, which way is left or right.” NBC News’ Richard Lui emphasized these words time and time again during his keynote speech at USCET’s 10th US-China Media Education Consortium Conference held at Wuhan University from June 20th to the 21st. The world is changing in ways that would have appeared unimaginable only a decade ago, as the sheer amount of data and information permeating society balloons to greater heights.


Central Party School Spring Institute 2019

April 18, 2019

USCET successfully hosted a second Central Party School Elections Institute in Washington, DC (March 24-28) and in Seattle (March 29-31). This institute focused on the 2018 Midterm elections and addressed timely issues related to US-China strategic distrust. The delegation was able to gain first-hand insights about the implications of the midterm elections, learn how domestic politics impact US-China relations and talk candidly about the US-China relationship and the causes of the heated bilateral tensions. 


First China DataViz Competition launched in Beijing

March 20, 2019

USCET is pleased to announce the first China DataViz Competition in China on March 18th, 2019, the fourth in a series of USCET data journalism competitions in China. The theme of the competition is: “Understand the world in data.” More than 50 universities around the world and 100 institutions are expected to participate in the competition, bringing new creative power to data visualizations in China.


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