Guizhou Field Trip Fall 2018 and Monkey

About Us

The Brittany and Adam J. Levinson China and Asia-Pacific Studies Program (CAPS) is a cutting-edge program at Cornell University designed to train future leaders who are equipped to address the inevitable challenges and negotiate the delicate complexities in the various domains of U.S.-China relations.

Derek Maseloff NYO-China photo

Alumni Spotlight: Derek Maseloff '17

A recent CAPS graduate, Derek Maseloff shares a recent career update that combines his two academic passions: music and Chinese.

“Congratulations to Derek Maseloff, who recently accepted a job with the National Youth Orchestra (NYO) of China as the Director of Artist Partnerships!”

Click here to read the full article.

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"Even during the Ithaca campus semesters, CAPS has opened so many opportunities that I never expected! From engaging classes with CAPS professors to bonding events with my peers, CAPS provides everyone with a supportive and encouraging community upon which I can start my career."

— Isabella Paternostro '21