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