Ambassador Branstad welcomes the 2018 Schwarzman Scholars to Tsinghua University

  Ambassador Branstad welcomes the 2018 Schwarzman Scholars to Tsinghua University, including one of the U.S. Embassy’s former Marine security guards! These bright young minds competed to be included in the prestigious one-year Master’s program, a scholarship for young leaders from around the world. Ambassador Branstad, pictured along with scholarship founder and CEO Steve Schwarzman ...
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Ambassador Branstad met with Fulbright Lecturers and English Language Fellows

August 31 2017, Ambassador Branstad met with a group of American Fulbright Lecturers and English Language Fellows to emphasize the importance of their role in developing people to people ties with China. These teachers will teach English, history, political science, literature, finance,  and communications to Chinese students all around China.  He shared  how in the ...
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U.S. Chargé d’Affaires David Rank visits Changsha

US Charge d Affaires David Rank visited Changsha’s Yali High School.  During his talk with students he explained what doing his job actually entails and encouraged students to study abroad.  Yali high school has a 110 year link to Yale University. April 20th 2017, the 2nd U.S.-Central China Business Summit will take place in Changsha, ...
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EducationUSA Chengdu Releases Open Doors Report on International Education

EducationUSA Chengdu announced the recently-released Open Doors statistics on student mobility between China and the United States at a press conference on November 15, 2016 at the U.S. Consulate General Chengdu. Consul General Raymond Greene delivered opening remarks, Public Affairs Officer Keith Lommel and EducationUSA Adviser Zhao Minting announced the 2016 statistics, and Consular Chief ...
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Alumni Add New Dimension to Open Doors Education Exchange Event in Shanghai

Nov. 15, Shanghai – In addition to reporting the eight percent increase in the number of Chinese students studying in the United States, this year’s Report on International Educational Exchange media event offered the six media outlets who attended Shanghai’s event insights from seven Chinese graduates of American universities. The proud alumni spoke of the ...
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Secretary of Education Visits Shanghai

Aug. 7-9, Shanghai – Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. spent 3 days learning about the strengths of and challenges faced by‎ Shanghai’s world-renowned public education system during a program organized by the Shanghai Public Affairs Section. Secretary King joined Ambassador Max Baucus in engagements with Shanghai’s education community, students, parents, experts and Chinese ...
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High School Exchange Students Wowed Shanghai Audience with Chinese-Language

Jul. 25, Shanghai – As interest in U.S. high school continues to grow amongst Chinese young people and their parents, The Shanghai American Center (ShAC) hosted a panel featuring five American high school students participating on a Mandarin language program to discuss their own high school experience. The students, who come from different regions of ...
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Hopkins-Nanjing Center Graduation

Jun. 17, Nanjing – Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Lisa Heller delivered inspiring remarks to new graduates, parents, and high level dignitaries from the U.S. and China at the 30-year commencement ceremony of the prestigious Hopkins-Nanjing Center. Heller spoke about the need for graduates of the program to use their superior cross cultural knowledge and ...
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Shanghai Outreach Chief Encourages Educational Exchange

Apr. 26, Huai’An, Jiangsu – Outreach Chief Molly Koscina met with University leadership and 60 students at HuaiYin Normal University. A dozen elementary education undergraduates will be departing this summer for a junior year abroad at Sam Houston State University, the first exchange program in Huai’An to receive full academic accreditation. Consular Officer Jason Hwang ...
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Information Officer Congratulates Univ. of Illinois on New Joint China Program

Apr. 13, Hangzhou – Information Officer Felix Salazar gave congratulatory remarks at the inauguration of a new cooperative education institute established by the University of Illinois (UIUC) and Zhejiang University (ZJU). The ZJU-UICU Institute will welcome its first group of engineering students this fall and graduates will receive degrees from both schools. This is the ...
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Consul General Discusses U.S. Policy with Suzhou University Students

Mar. 17, Shanghai – Consul General Hanscom Smith engaged 80 Suzhou University Foreign Language School students at Suzhou University. Students asked a wide range of questions, covering topics such as the responsibility of media consumers, the launch of EVUS, and contrasts and similarities between the Chinese and the American dream. Students were particularly curious about ...
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Moot Court Participants

Mar. 1, Shanghai – Consul General Hanscom Smith hosted a reception for Moot Shanghai 2016 participants. Over 25 teams from 10 countries participated in the sixth annual Moot Shanghai competition, which was started and still run by Fulbright alumnus Fan Mingchao. The 80 guests at the Consulate reception represented a mix of different competing schools, ...
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English Language Fellow Teaches Writing Skills

English Language Fellow Michael Giovacchini facilitated a workshop entitled “Academic Writing” at the Shanghai American Center. The audience consisted of Chinese professionals including PhD students, doctors, and lawyers. The workshop focused on providing strategies to begin the writing process, including analysis in writing, and how to synthesize chains of evidence into well-structured claims. The varying ...
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Promoting American Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Education Forum

Nov. 8, Chengdu – Seizing the opportunity promote American leadership in entrepreneurship and innovation in the educational sector, Consul General Raymond Greene delivered remarks at the 2015 Education Forum for Asia.  As the second of twelve speakers in a breakout session about Creative Industries and Startup Education, Greene showcased American industries that lead the world ...
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Joint Statement on U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange

This statement was released by the governments of the United States and China on the occasion of the 2015 U.S.–China High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange in Washington: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Washington, D.C. June 24, 2015 Joint Statement: Sixth U.S.-China High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange The United States and China held ...
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Consul General Smith participated in the Hopkins-Nanjing Center 2015 Commencement Ceremony

June 19 2015, CG Smith gave the English keynote speech at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center 2015 commencement ceremony at Nanjing University. In addition to congratulating the graduates in his speech, CG Smith encouraged them to commit themselves to service and use their talents in developing the U.S.-China relationship.
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Outreach Unit Chief Molly Koscina in Hangzhou

May 14-15; Outreach Unit Chief and Specialist travelled to Hangzhou. The trip started with a visit to Hangzhou Wanxiang Polytechnic to learn about current and future exchange programs with American schools. They had an introductory meeting with the Alibaba Government Relations Department. The next day, they visited Green Zhejiang’s service center, charity store and office.
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Consul General Meets Students at Yunnan University of Nationalities

Consul General Raymond Greene spoke with students at Yunnan University of Nationalities in Kunming, Yunnan, on April 8. The Consul General spoke about study opportunities in the United States, and urged students to apply the lessons of U.S.-China cooperation during World War II to the present, as the two nations work together on global issues. ...
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Shanghai PAO Emphasizes Educational Exchange at US-China MBA Graduation Ceremony

Jan 10, Shanghai. Shanghai PAO Brian Gibel delivered a keynote speech at the graduation ceremony of the Webster University–Shanghai University of Finance and Economics joint MBA program. At 18 years old, it is one of the oldest U.S.-China university joint programs. To the 50 new graduates, school faculty, and family members, Gibel highlighted the importance ...
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EducationUSA Message Delivered to Kunshan

Jan. 8, Kunshan – Shanghai Senior Program Assistant Li Dan and Beijing Embassy EducationUSA advisor Jenny Yu traveled to Kunshan to introduce EducationUSA resources and opportunities for 100 Chinese juniors and seniors at the Kunshan International School. Li Dan and Jenny shared best practices and dispelled rumors. Representatives from California State University San Bernardino complimented ...
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Ambassador Baucus Press Conference on Visas and Open Doors

Ambassador Max Baucus Press Conference November 18, 2014 AMBASSADOR BAUCUS:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Thank you all very much and again good afternoon and welcome to everybody. Americans and Chinese have a saying in common.  That is the more the better.  When it comes to education and travel nothing could be more true. This afternoon I ...
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Ambassador Baucus Speaks to Students at NYU Shanghai

Max Baucus United States Ambassador to China Speech to Students at NYU Shanghai October 7, 2014 As Delivered AMBASSADOR BAUCUS:  Thank you, Vice Chancellor Lehman, very much for that very generous introduction. It is very exciting, frankly, to see lots of bright-eyed eager students.  I once went to college myself, and seeing all of you ...
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Remarks by the First Lady at Stanford Center at Peking University

Remarks of First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama Stanford Center at Peking University Beijing, China March 22nd, 2014 Ni-Hao.  It is such a pleasure and an honor to be here with all of you at this great university…thank you so much for having me. And before I get started today, on behalf of ...
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The First Lady’s Travel Journal: Meeting with American and Chinese Students at Peking University

Note: This post is part of a series authored by First Lady Michelle Obama to share her visit to China with young people in the U.S. You can read all of the First Lady’s posts at WhiteHouse.gov/First-Lady-China-Trip . This morning, I had the privilege of visiting Peking University and speaking with Chinese students and American students ...
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