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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.

Ring in Chinese New Year with UK Confucius Institute, KYCAA

The Bluegrass community is invited to ring in the Year of the Monkey this weekend with the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute and the Kentucky Chinese American Association (KYCAA). The Chinese New Year celebration...

UK Confucius Institute celebrates 2016 Chinese New Year with KYCAA

The University of Kentucky's Confucius Institute will celebrate the 2016 Chinese New Year with Kentucky Chinese American Association (KYCAA). The celebration will begin on Saturday Jan. 30, 2016 at the Lexington Opera House (401 West...

UK Confucius Institute celebrates 2016 Chinese New Year with Lexington Chinese School

The University of Kentucky's Confucius Institute will celebrate the 2016 Chinese New Year with Lexington Chinese School. The celebration will begin 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, at the Lexington Christian Academy. This event is...

UK Confucius Institute Presents 'East Meets West' Fashion and Performing Arts Show

The University of Kentucky's Confucius Institute will take audiences on "East Meets West" with a fashion and performing arts show. The program will begin 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, at the Haggin Auditorium of Transylvania University. The...

UK Receives Funding for Model Confucius Institute

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 15, 2015) – The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees today accepted a contribution of $1.7 million from Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) to establish a Model Confucius Institute. The funding, which...

Confucius Institute Presents Lecture on Wu-Wei

The next Distinguished Scholar Lecture presented by University of Kentucky Confucius Institute will examine the spiritual state of wu-wei (effortless action). "Trying Not to Try: Cooperation, Trust and the Paradox of Spontaneity," to be delivered by...

UK Confucius Institute Presents 'Journey to Ancient Haungzhou' With Huangmei Opera

The University of Kentucky's Confucius Institute will take audiences on "A Journey to Ancient Haungzhou" with the Huangmei Opera. The program will begin 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Singletary Center for the Arts. The...

ACE Peer Review Team “Admires” UK’s Progress in Comprehensive Internationalization

A team of American Council on Education (ACE) representatives visited the University of Kentucky to conduct a peer review in early September, as part of UK’s participation in the ACE Internationalization Lab 2.0. “The internationalization...

Chinese Universities Partner with UKCI, UK Library and University Press of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute led a two-week trip to China for the UK Libraries and University Press of Kentucky, where each office’s representatives visited several state libraries, as well as various university libraries and...

UK Faculty and Staff Travel to China to Expand Education Abroad Opportunities

Representatives from 15 University of Kentucky colleges traveled to China during the summer to learn about Chinese higher education and expand education abroad opportunities in China for UK students. The collaboration between UK Education...

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