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Monday, September 18, 2017

The University of Kentucky will soon officially open its Global Model Confucius Institute. The dedication ceremony will take place on September 25, 2017 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Lucille Little Fine Arts Library ground floor. UK leaders and presidents of Shanghai University, Jilin University, and Beijing Language and Culture University will be present to officially dedicate the newly renovated space, which has been designed to be a welcoming and functional base for UK's Confucius Institute.

Following the ribbon cutting, a celebratory performance of Inner Mongolian Dances and Music will be held in Singletary Center’s Recital Hall from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. It is free and open to the public.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

As the Chinese Lunar New Year approached, University of Kentucky Libraries presented  an exhibition featuring two slide shows and a display of "Celestial Horses" in honor of the Year of the Horse. All three displays were shown  in the  William T. Young Library.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

The UK Arts in HealthCare program teamed up with music therapists, dancers, singers and musicians to present a Chinese New Year celebration on Feb. 1, in the Albert B. Chandler Hospital's Pavilion A Auditorium.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Lexington, Kentucky, known as the horse capital of the world, this year celebrated the Year of the horse. The Confucius Institute at the University of Kentucky brought several cultural activities to the local community and schools to mark this occasion. Starting from Jan 25th, these engaging activities have been well-received by students, teachers, and community members alike.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The relationship between two of the world's largest powers, the U.S. and China, continues to expand and become increasingly multifaceted. The University of Kentucky's Confucius Institute, UK's gateway to China, presented a talk by David Adams, a former administrator of the Fulbright Scholar Program, on the importance of the countries' partnerships in education.

Monday, April 28, 2014

Several scholarships, fellowships and grant opportunities to study and teach in China have been made available to University of Kentucky students and faculty through the UK Confucius Institute and partner universities in China.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Fifteen UK faculty will teach students at Shanghai University (SHU) in China for a week this summer through the UK Confucius Institute’s (UKCI) “UK Faculty China Short-Term Teaching Program,” during the week of June 16-20.

Friday, May 9, 2014

Friday, May 9, 2014

The University of Kentucky is deepening its ties with China by establishing an on-campus Office of China Initiatives.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Last weekend, the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) hosted a Chinese Language Contest for Lexington area K-12 students. Organized by the UKCI and participating school districts, students gathered at the University of Kentucky to demonstrate their linguistic and cultural knowledge. Students competed in recitation, brush and pen calligraphy, painting and drawing, and Chinese composition. This event showcases the students’ achievements in learning Chinese language and culture.

Monday, June 2, 2014

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 2, 2014) — University of Kentucky’s Jazz Ensemble will take a Bluegrass stage to present a preview concert of music they plan to perform on tour. The free public concert will begin 7:30 p.m. today, Monday, June 2, at the Singletary Center for the Arts.