News & Announcements Archive


The U.S.-China Trade War: What Have We Learned So Far?

Today: 12:00 pm  Mergenthaler 266 It was never just about the trade deficit. Donald Trump correctly insists that America didn’t start the latest round of trade frictions; it was belatedly responding to Chinese practices that previous U.S. presidents had complained of for years. Xi Jinping, reasonably, sees American insistence on Chinese “structural reform” as an […]


Studying Strategies and The Joys of Lifelong Mandarin

Today: 10:30 am Mergenthaler 266 Mandarin skills have been the common thread in Robert Daly’s varied/checkered 33-year career as a diplomat, teacher, actor/producer (A Native of Beijing in New York, Chinese Sesame Street), government and corporate consultant, interpreter for Chinese and American leaders, American Director of the Hopkins-Nanjing Center, and think tank analyst. Mr. Daly […]


Student Advisory Committee, the Public Health in Asia Symposium

Thanks to the students on the Student Advisory Committee, the Public Health in Asia Symposium this past weekend was a big success–as was the annual Lunar New Year Celebration!   We are fortunate to have a cohort of committed and well-organized students supporting the program!​


The Public Health in Asia Symposium March 2

The Public Health in Asia Symposium is hosting its annual event this Saturday, March 2nd from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. in Hodson 311. The theme of this year’s symposium is “Advancing Equity, Driving Innovation” and will display a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate research from the Bloomberg School of Public Health as well as […]


Graduate student news!

We are delighted to announce that our very own Darcie Draudt has been awarded the Korea Foundation 2019 Fellowship for Field Research. She will leave for Korea in the spring. Congratulations, Darcie!


Join us for a talk with Professor Michael Szonyi on Nov 14

Professor of Chinese History and Director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University Michael Szonyi will be discussing “How To Dodge The Draft And Succeed As A Pirate In The Ming Dynasty: Everyday Politics In Late Imperial China” from 12-1:30 p.m. in Mergenthaler 266.