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Confucius Institute’s Showcases Bring Chinese Culture to Eastern Kentucky Schools

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute brings Chinese cultural showcases to the schools and communities of the Commonwealth, but the UKCI team did a special weeklong trip to eastern Kentucky in December 2015 as part of a proposal by the Kentucky Department of Education.

Chinese Teachers Gather on UK Campus for Professional Development Conference

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute’s mission is to act as the gateway between China and the Bluegrass, but its reach and influence far exceed the borders of Kentucky.

The UKCI hosted its third Multi-State Chinese Teachers’ Professional Development Conference Nov. 14-16 on the University of Kentucky’s campus. The conference served as a gathering and training for 100 Confucius Institute (CI) teachers from 21 states who teach in U.S. classrooms.

East Meets West: Bringing Two Cultures Together for an Evening of Fashion and Art

To celebrate the Chinese New Year, the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) hosted “East Meets West,” a performance featuring fashion, dance and music.

Held in the Haggin Auditorium at Transylvania University for its second production, “East Meets West” was a unique show that brought together the cultural differences of the east and the west, providing the audience with a captivating and engaging performance.

UK Family Invited to Enter Designs for UKCI’s Snapchat Filter Competition

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute is now accepting submissions from UK students, faculty or staff for its Snapchat Filter Competition!

The UKCI is looking for graphic design submissions for a new Snapchat filter that students and community members can use when sharing UKCI moments on Snapchat.

Submissions will be reviewed by the UKCI marketing team and a winner will be selected. The winner will receive a UKCI gift basket and his or her design will be used as UKCI’s official Snapchat geo-filter design on campus.

Confucius Institute Offers Scholarships to UK Grad and Undergrad Students

Applications are now being accepted for 2016 student scholarships presented by the University of Kentucky’s Confucius Institute (UKCI). These scholarships provide UK students with financial support toward international and domestic travel for China-related conferences, research and study.

Confucius Institute and Education Abroad Launch New China Seminar Grant


In collaboration with UK Education Abroad, the UK Confucius Institute will provide annual funding to support the development and implementation of a summer, UK faculty-directed education abroad program in China.
 

Confucius Institute Taking Applications for Summer Teaching Programs at Chinese Universities

In order to strengthen collaborative teaching and research between the University of Kentucky and China's universities, the UK Confucius Institute is offering three summer teaching programs at Jilin, Shanghai and Qingdao Technological universities. UK faculty wishing to apply to any of these summer programs, should submit their application by Friday, March 4.
 
UK Faculty China Short-Term Teaching Program in Jilin University
 

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