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September 1, 2016
The 5th Biennial North Carolina Summit on United States/China Education was held on September 1, 2016 at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University. The 2016 Summit focused on NC & China: Connecting, Collaborating and Creating for the Future. Topics that were addressed included preparing students for 21st century life and work, accelerating second language learning (Chinese and English), and providing continuous education for educators.
October 20, 2016
Representatives from US and Chinese government agencies held the second US-China Civil Space Dialogue in Washington, D.C. on October 20, 2016 to advance collaboration on space activities, the US Department of State said in a press release. The State Department and China National Space Administration co-hosted the October 20 meeting, which was also attended by officials from the Defense Department, NASA and other US government agencies, according to the release.
October 28, 2016
The China Garden at the U.S. National Arboretum will offer a place to find peace, tranquility and classical Chinese culture in our nation’s capital. A joint project between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the People’s Republic of China Academy of Forestry, the China Garden promises to become an important destination in Washington, D.C. As a living classroom, it will help to foster a better understanding of Chinese culture, provide research opportunities in Asian gardens and plants, and symbolize a commitment to continued friendship between the United States and China.
November 13, 2016
China and the US will hold joint military drills in November. The drills, focusing on disaster relief, will take place in southwest China's Yunnan Province, and include 134 military personnel from China's People's Liberation Army and 89 members of the US military, China's military spokesperson, Wu Qian, said at a news briefing. The announcement of the joint effort comes even as there have been military tensions between the two counties.
September 1, 2017
A delegation from the University of Delaware’s College of Arts and Sciences has visited four universities in China, signing partnership agreements to create a new exchange program for graduate students in sociology and criminal justice. During the next two summers, professors from UD will teach graduate courses in China to selected undergraduate students, who will then come to UD after graduation to complete their master’s degree work in Delaware.
July 1, 2006
Through an initiative launched in July of 2006, scientists from the University of Tennessee (UT) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have joined researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) to establish the China-US Joint Research Center for Ecosystem and Environmental Change. The JRCEEC, which occupies research facilities at UT/ORNL and CAS, addresses the combined effects of climate change and human activities on regional and global ecosystems and explores technologies for restoration of degraded environments.
September 30, 2016
The U.S.-China Center for Animal Health in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University has selected four students to attend the university next year for pre-veterinary studies through the U.S.-China joint Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, or DVM, scholarship program.
January 1, 2006
The U.S.-Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law works collaboratively with government institutions, non-government organizations, lawyers, judges, lawmakers and others to promote good environmental governance in Asia. As the most rapidly developing region on the planet, many countries in Asia are in urgent need of leaders to implement and enforce environmental laws and regulations, as well as policymakers and educators to develop the next generation of environmental advocates.
January 1, 2018
Juilliard history was made when President Joseph W. Polisi was joined by the first lady of China on September 28 to announce The Tianjin Juilliard School. The new school will be Juilliard’s first campus outside New York and the first performing arts institution to offer a U.S.-accredited master’s degree in China. It is scheduled to open in 2018.
February 17, 2016
Representatives from UA and OUC celebrate the new dual law degree partnership. The University of Arizona (UA) recently received accreditation for its dual law degree program with the Ocean University of China (OUC), making it the first US-China joint law offering to students studying in the Chinese mainland. Students completing the program will receive a Bachelor of Law degree (LLB) at the OUC and a Bachelor of Arts in Law from UA, after being taught similar classes as those students studying in the US.

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