June 15, 2020 / China, Foreign Influence, Government Activity

Chinese Scientist Who Did Research At UCSF Charged With Visa Fraud

From SFGate: A Chinese medical scientist who spent a year on a fellowship at the University of California at San Francisco has been arrested and charged with visa fraud for failure to disclose active duty military status.
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May 28, 2020 / China, Foreign Influence, Government Activity

U.S. to Expel Chinese Graduate Students With Ties to China’s Military Schools

From the NY Times: The move is the latest in the Trump administration’s efforts to impose limits on Chinese students. But university officials say the government is paranoid, and that the United States will lose out.
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May 13, 2020 / China, Foreign Influence, Government Activity

Fired Emory University Neuroscientist with Ties to China Sentenced on Tax Charge

From Science: A former Emory University faculty member pleads guilty to a charge of filing a false tax return for failure to report foreign income and is sentenced by a U.S. District Judge.
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May 12, 2020 / EAR, Government Activity, ITAR, OFAC

Export Controls: State and Commerce Should Improve Guidance and Outreach to Address University-Specific Compliance Issues

From the GAO: Report on the impact of U.S. export controls on University operations and compliance related efforts. Full report available from GAO site.
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