China Institute


"Faces of Tientsi, 1946" on Show in Beijing

March 15, 2012

Palanquin with bride being carried to wedding on country road leading to Tienstin, spring 1946

In 1946 I was a Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenant, stationed in Tientsin (Tianjin / 天津) in the civil affairs section. My duties were to help civilians return to Europe or America after release from Japanese Internment camps or reestablish themselves in China. Read more

Cultural Exchange at Vaughn

February 12, 2012

class shot of school children

On January 9, 2012, a group of 27 Chinese elementary school students from Wuhan Experimental Foreign Language School visited Vaughn Next Century Learning Center in Pacoima to exchange cultures and experience American schooling. This visit was facilitated by the China Institute at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). Upon their arrival to Vaughn, Dr. Yvonne Chan herself welcomed the Chinese students to her school... Read more

Chinese Students & Scholars Association

September 16, 2011

group shot of board members

CSUN CSSA (California State University Chinese Students & Scholars Association) was established in 2008. This organization is a social club that was formed by a group of ambitious and patriotic Chinese students and scholars. Read more

Thousand Talents Plan in China

January 15, 2011

Dr. Li

During 2010, professor Mingfang Li of the Department of Management at the College of Business and Economics made several academic exchange related trips to China. Read more


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