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UK Hosts Chinese High School Summer Camp

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute recently hosted a group of students from Xi’an Gaoxin No. 1 High School in Shanghai, China. The students were participants in an annual camp hosted by the UK Confucius Institute in which Chinese...

University of Kentucky Symphony wows Chinese audiences with American music

The University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra returned to Lexington this week after a 14-day concert tour in China, where its performances received warm receptions. Skip Gray, director of the UK school of music, called the trip "a huge success...

Results of UKCI's 2013 K-12 Chinese Proficiency Competition

On May 18th, 2013, the UK Confucius Institute held its 2013 Chinese Proficiency Competition for K-12 Students at Tates Creek High School in Lexington, Kentucky. The competition took place as a part of the Lexington Chinese School’s Culture Fair....

UK College of Education Hosts Educators from China

The University of Kentucky College of Education and UK Confucius Institute recently helped host visiting educators from China to learn more about private and innovative public schools in the U.S. Specifically, they wanted to know how the schools...

UK Expands Collaborations and Programs with Jilin University

Earlier this semester a University of Kentucky delegation led by Interim Provost Tim Tracy visited Jilin University – one of the most prestigious “Top Ten” universities in China – with an aim to expand UK’s name recognition in China, and create...

UKCI Scholarships Aid Students’ Summer Education Abroad in Shanghai

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute proudly awarded scholarships to14 students to support their participation in the UK sponsored summer education abroad program, Conversational Chinese at Shanghai University. This 4-week Summer I...

2013 Summer China Trip for High School Students

2013 Summer China Trip for High school students The UK Confucius Institute is pleased to announce the 2013 Summer China Trip for Kentucky High school students — a 14-day study tour of China hosted by the UK Confucius Institute and designed to...

“I Sing Beijing” Got Attendees Buzzing

On Wednesday, Feb. 20th, the Confucius Institute at the University of Kentucky had the distinct pleasure of welcoming the performers and crew of the Internationally renown operatic initiative “I SING Beijing” to Lexington, Kentucky. This wonderful...

UK Confucius Institute 2013 Spring Chinese Language and Culture Camp

UK Confucius Institute 2013 Spring Chinese Language and Culture Camp This is a one-week Chinese language and culture camp taking place during the spring break. Simple Chinese language and a variety of cultural activities will be the focus of...

UK Faculty China Short-Term Teaching Program

The UK Confucius Institute is pleased to announce its new UK Faculty China Short-Term Teaching Program. Eligibility:  UK faculty in various disciplines Chinese University:  Shanghai University Teaching Responsibility:  Length:  one to...

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