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Confucius Institute

The Confucius Institute at the University of Kentucky is a center for Chinese language, culture, art and business. A gateway to China for the university and the Commonwealth, the Institute serves as a conduit for many of UK’s China initiatives, facilitating a range of China exchange programs across the campus and beyond.

UK-JLU Education Week and Teaching Program Inauguration

Photo Gallery 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...

UK Confucius Institute and Education Abroad support UK faculty travel to China

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...

2015 CHINA EDUCATION ABROAD PROGRAMMING SITE VISIT

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...

TCE partners with Confucius Institute for Chinese New Year

Photo Gallery 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...

UK Confucius Institute Presents Symposium on Jewish Refugees in Shanghai

Photo Gallery 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...

UK Awarded Freeman Foundation Grant for Study of Arts, Culture of Inner Mongol

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...

Hanfu Show

Photo Gallery 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...

Travel to Ancient China With UK Confucius Institute, Mu Dan Hong Dance Troupe

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 4, 2015) — Celebrate Chinese New Year in the Bluegrass with Hanfu fashion through the dynasties set to a program of Chinese music and dance beginning 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at University of Kentucky...

Confucius Institute, Patterson School Welcome Speaker on China-U.S. Relations

University of Kentucky Confucius Institute and the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce will present a lecture by Craig A. Hart on positive and negative dynamics of China-U.S. relations. The talk, which will explore aspects of...

First PD Conference in 2015

UKCI held the first PD in 2015 on the UK campus on January 17. Dr. Huajing Maske, Director of UKCI, presented a speech entitled How to Celebrate the Chinese New Year to approximately 40 UKCI Chinese teachers and volunteer teachers. During this PD,...

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