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IN THE NEWS:

August 13, 2014 EJ Mitchell receives IES Abroad Beijing’s Alumni of the Month for his work building bridges as a Project Pengyou Leadership Fellow “Project Pengyou Fellow- Beijing Alum of the Month”
August 5, 2014 IES Abroad features Beijing Center students and alumni invited by Project Pengyou to attend the CPE event at the Great Hall of the People “Beijing: Faculty, Students and Alumni attend Invite-Only Event Celebrating US-PRC Student Exchanges”
June 6, 2014 EJ Mitchell writes for the Scroll about his experience with the Project Pengyou Leadership Fellows Training Summit and the subsequent launch of a Project Pengyou Chapter at the Country Day Middle School: “Project Pengyou”
April 24, 2014 Northfield Patch announces the launch of the St. Olaf Project Pengyou Chapter “St. Olaf students celebrate international cooperation with Project Pengyou”
April 23, 2014 Manitou Messenger Introduces St. Olaf Project Pengyou Chapter “Students to start Project Pengyou chapter”
April 17, 2014 The Ohio State University Midwest US-China Flagship Program Highlights Project Pengyou Leadership Fellow Mack Lorden: “Mack Lorden and Project Pengyou”
April 15, 2014 Project Pengyou Comes to U.Va.: Student-led initiative aims to dismantle the stigma attached to Chinese culture.
February 21, 2014 Sino-US.com Overviews Project Pengyou’s Growth: “Project Pengyou: Bringing together friends from the US and China
February 21, 2014 RedOrbit highlights Ambassador Locke’s visit to the Project Pengyou Courtyard: “Locke Bookends Tenure with Project Pengyou, Calls for More Americans to Study in China.”
October 19, 2013 SAIS Observer revisits the launch of Project Pengyou HNC Pilot Chapter: “SAIS Nanjing Launches Project Pengyou Alumni Network”
June 27, 2013 Project Pengyou: US-China Relations Social Network: Re-imagine the future with new pengyou
February 22, 2013 Voice of America talks with Chief Pengyou, Holly Chang, about the 100,000 Strong Initiative. “Foundation to Send More Americans to China”.
February 25, 2012 The Agenda Magazine Beijing asks Holly Chang to write about her perfect day in Beijing. “My Perfect Day in Beijing: Holly Chang, Founder and CEO of Golden Bridges and Head of the Project Pengyou Initiative”.
February 13, 2012 China Radio International visits the Project Pengyou office VIDEO: The Alumni Club Article: Project Pengyou: A Network for American-China-Alumni
Feb 14, 2012 City Weekend Beijing covers Project Pengyou launch event. “Project Pengyou: Holly Chang Wants Us To Be Friends”.
January 3, 2012 The Global Times responds to an article featured at Caixin and mentions Project Pengyou. “Americans get Short End of Intellectual Trade Deficit”.
December 28, 2011 The Global Times covers Project Pengyou as part of 100,000 Strong Initiative. “A Chance to Learn Firsthand”.
December 25, 2011 Project Pengyou is mentioned by Board Advisor, Loretta Evans in interview with China Daily. “Journey from Suzhou to Beijing to Project Pengyou”.
December 21, 2011 China Daily reports on International music sensation Will.i.am’s visit to Project Pengyou’s hutong for an EducationUSA China concert. “Education for All”.
December 17, 2011 China Daily reports: “Project Rallies for US – China Friendship”.
December 13, 2011 China Daily reports on Project Pengyou’s Launch event: “Locke Kicks Off Project Pengyou”.
December 11, 2011 Blog site Alivenotdead.com reports on launch of Project Pengyou and Booey Lehoo Arts Week. “Project Pengyou Launch in Beijing”.
November 24, 2011 Agenda Magazine covers Project Pengyou and its work to develop a social media platform as part of the 100,000 Strong Initiative. “Project Pengyou Aims to get more Americans to Study and Work in China”.
November 1, 2011 FYSE mentions Project Pengyou while interviewing Golden Bridges Founder, Holly Chang. “Asia’s Young Change Makers: Holly Chang, Founder: Golden Bridges”. 
August 4, 2011 China Today mentions 100,000 Strong Initiative and Project Pengyou: “History Reverses Itself in Student Exchange Programs”
May 10, 2011 US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announces Project Pengyou launch during her remarks at the inauguration of the Advisory Council for the 100,000 Strong Initiative Clinton’s Remarks State Department Press Release
April 29, 2011 Project Pengyou Director interviewed by Beijing Agenda Magazine
April 20, 2011 Press Release: “Americans that Lived and Studied in China have Something to Celebrate
January 19, 2011 First Lady Michelle Obama Urges American Youth to Strengthen US-China Ties (Previously released by the White House, first mentioning the alumni site)

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