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Friday, February 20, 2015

Friday, February 20, 2015

On Saturday, February 7, at 7:30 p.m., the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) and the Mu Dan Hong Dance Troupe, Lexington’s Chinese classic/folk dance group, presented a Chinese New Year celebration performance entitled “Hanfu Fashion Dance and Ancient Music” for the Lexington community.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Lexington, Ky. (Feb. 6, 2015) – The University of Kentucky's Office of China Initiatives and College of Fine Arts were recently awarded a Freeman Foundation grant, which will provide three faculty and 10 UK students with an opportunity to study the arts and culture of Inner Mongolia at Inner Mongolia University (IMU) during the fall semester of 2015. 

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 26, 2015) — A symposium this week at the University of Kentucky will explore the experience of Jewish Refugees in China, who fled east to escape Nazi persecution before and during World War II. "Taking in Strangers: Comparing Asian and Jewish Moral Traditions" will run from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27, in the UK Athletics Auditorium in William T. Young Library. The symposium is free and open to the public.

 

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

 

Hailed as risk-takers, third-graders at Tates Creek Elementary stepped up to perform for their peers and parents during the schoolwide Chinese New Year celebration. “In the showcase, we make music and Chinese culture together,” said teacher Hongfang Yang. “All the kids are very creative. This is the second year, so they know something deeper of the traditions like the dragon dance.”

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The UK Confucius Institute and UK Education Abroad are collaborating to offer a summer 2015, programming site visit to China. The goal of site visit is to offer UK colleges the opportunity to learn first-hand about international higher education issues in China and to further enhance education abroad programming in China for UK students.  Each UK College dean will be invited to nominate one faculty/staff representative to participate in the site visit.  All in-country expenses will be covered by the UK Confucius Institute.  Representatives will meet with local university faculty, education abroad professionals, and government officials to discuss some of the factors that shape the student experience in China, with particular attention given to understanding the many challenges and opportunities involved in sending U.S. students to study in China. 

 

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Lexington, Ky. (April 22, 2015) — With the goal of establishing and enhancing education abroad programming and learning about international higher education opportunities in China, the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) and Education Abroad have collaborated to support UK faculty members’ travel to institutions of higher education in China in May.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

 

This summer the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) and Jilin University (JLU) inaugurate a partnership to provide students with innovative educational experiences, opportunities to develop academic interests, and participation in international exchange.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

UK Faculty Explore New EA Opportunities in China

The UK Confucius Institute and UK Education Abroad recently collaborated to offer a programming site visit to China. The visit allowed faculty and staff members from across different colleges to learn first-hand about international higher education issues in China and to explore education abroad programming opportunities for UK students to study in China.  

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Learn practical vocabulary, characters and conversational skills. After completing Chinese 3, students will know about 200 characters and be able to hold short conversation on several topics.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Friday, September 11, 2015

Founded in 2005, the Shanghai University Folk Music Troupe is comprised of more than 40 students who major or excel in folk music. Pictured on the attached poster from left to right are soloists Ms. Huaqing Ren (Erhu player), Ms. Cong Sheng (pianist), Ms. Ye Xia (Pipa player), Ms. Min Yuan (Erhu player), Dr. Lin Shan (Conductor), and Dr. Chunyi Xu (Kung Fu Master).