This site presents Georgetown University's programs and resources related to the Greater China area. It also provides anecdotes from Georgetown's archives and a list of current events at Georgetown on China. Finally, the site offers opportunities for members of the Georgetown community to get involved in university programs on China. We welcome your feedback
Green Innovation in China
Joanna I. Lewis, Assistant Professor of Science, Technology, and International Affairs in the School of Foreign Service, presented the findings from her new book, Green Innovation in China: China's Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low Carbon Economy.
In Memory of Professor Nancy Bernkopf Tucker
Nancy Bernkopf Tucker, Professor in the Walsh School of Foreign Service and the Department of History, passed away on December 1, 2012. Specialized in US-East Asia Relations, Professor Tucker was a world class scholar, a passionate teacher, and a dedicated public servant. Please click here for her lifetime achievements.
Berkley Center and China
The Berkeley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs presents background information on individual countries, including the country’s history, recent publications about the country, and country news. For coverage of China, see here.
Georgetown University Weibo
Georgetown University is beginning a new initiative to tap into Chinese social media and has officially launched its Weibo page. Follow us by clicking here!
Students Visiting Beijing's Forbidden City
Students visiting Beijing's Forbidden City during the Georgetown Business Management & Intercultural Communication summer program at Fudan University in Shanghai. For study abroad options, see "For Students" section.
90 Chinese Students Study at Georgetown's Summer Honors Institute
During Summer 2011, 90 Chinese students studied at Georgetown's Summer Honors Institute. The students received a certificate that reflected their newly acquired academic knowledge and cultural awareness. To learn more about Georgetown's summer programs, click here.
Georgetown's Men's Basketball Team Visits China
Georgetown's men's basketball team recently completed a ten-day trip to China. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden greeted the team with a surprise visit in the locker room of Beijing's Olympic Sports Complex. For more information on the trip, click here.
Georgetown Students visit Forbidden City with President DeGioia
President DeGioia with Georgetown University alumni, students, staff, and friends at the East Gate of the Forbidden City in Beijing in May of 2006.
Chinese Post-Doctoral Researchers Study at Georgetown
The China Scholarship Council-Georgetown University Fellowship Program supports Chinese post-doctoral researchers at Georgetown.
Georgetown Students Conduct Research at Fudan Chemistry Department
Georgetown students explore Shanghai during the 2012 Summer Chemistry Research Fellowship at Fudan University. (From left: Hebing Zhou, Fanny Yeung, Timothy Dougherty)
Georgetown and Chinese Researchers Publish Joint Article
Prof. Jian-young Wu of Georgetown's Department of Physiology and Biophysics and Dr. Jianmin Liang from Jilin University, China, published their collaborative research on Spiral Wave Dynamics in Neocortex in Neuron, Vol. 68, Iss. 5, 2010.
Georgetown Student wins Fulbright for Study in China
Mary O'Loughlin (SFS '09), a GU Fulbright award winner, conducted research on China’s new environmental regulations, particularly the ban on the distribution of free plastic bags in stores in Wuhan, China, 2009-2010.
Georgetown Students Participate in Shanghai Summer Program at Fudan University
Georgetown students received scholarships from the Shanghai government to participate in a one-month summer program at Fudan University in Shanghai, Summer 2010.
SFS-Q Students Perform Community Service During Spring Break in China
Georgetown SFS-Qatar students helped with constructions of houses for victims in the Sichuan earthquake, Spring Break 2010.
Fudan University Students Conduct Research
Undergraduate students from Fudan University conducted scientific research at Georgetown, Summer 2012.
Georgetown MBA Students on Residency in China
Georgetown Class of 2010 MBA students in Shanghai. MBA students conduct consulting projects for companies in China as part of a Global Integrative Course, culminating in a week-long residency in Shanghai.
The map below shows Georgetown's activities in Greater China. For more information, click on the map and you will be directed to a larger, interactive map.
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