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UK Volleyball Goes to China

The Kentucky volleyball team and staff returned from a two-week trip to China Wednesday night, where they combined competition and culture into a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

The Wildcats visited five cities, played seven matches against some of the elite Chinese professional teams and went on an educational journey along the way. The team visited historical sites and landmarks and took a class that began a week before they left and continued in China.

2014 UKCI Artwork and Essay Competition

 

The UK Confucius Institute presents the 4th Moon Festival Artwork and Essay Competition to celebrate the Traditional Chinese Moon Festival!

Categories:
Essay
Artwork

Levels:
Elementary (grades 1 - 5)
Middle & High (grades 6 - 12)

Awards:
All participants will receive an Award.

Submission Deadline: Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014.

Awards Ceremony: As part of the KYCAA Moon Festival Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.

Journalism's Buck Ryan Publishes in Jilin Research Journal on Chinese Culture

University of Kentucky Associate Professor Buck Ryan, who was honored a second time for his teaching at Shanghai University, is publishing an article on journalism education in a prestigious research journal on Chinese culture published by Jilin University.

Ryan, the eighth director in the 100-year history of the School of Journalism and Telecommunications, was recognized at Shanghai University in June for the second consecutive year for his course, "Storytelling: Exploring China's Art and Culture." 

Confucius Institute High School Summer Trip to China

Central Kentucky high school students traveled to China this summer to experience classes and culture on the annual Confucius Institute High School Summer Trip to China.

Shanghai University Students Visit UK's College of Fine Arts

Recently the college of Fine Arts welcomed a group of students and faculty from Shanghai University interested in learning about art and design through the Confucius Institute. This annual exchange program has been in place since 2011 and presents SHU students and faculty with a valuable opportunity to experience both UK and American culture.

UK Volleyball team in China

UK’s volleyball team traveled to China for 14 days to participate in education, cultural exchange, and the CCLSKI Cup International Women’s Volleyball tournament. The team learned about Chinese culture while attending classes and training at Shanghai University.

Traveling by bullet train to Nanjing, then on to Beijing and Baoding, the Cats toured the cities and played against professional teams. After losing the first pair of matches, UK adjusted to their unfamiliar environment to win the final two.

UK to Jazz Up China's Music Scene

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 2, 2014) — University of Kentucky’s Jazz Ensemble will take a Bluegrass stage to present a preview concert of music they plan to perform on tour. The free public concert will begin 7:30 p.m. today, Monday, June 2, at the Singletary Center for the Arts.

UKCI 2014 Kentucky K-12 Level Chinese Proficiency Competition

 

Last weekend, the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) hosted a Chinese Language Contest for Lexington area K-12 students. Organized by the UKCI and participating school districts, students gathered at the University of Kentucky to demonstrate their linguistic and cultural knowledge. Students competed in recitation, brush and pen calligraphy, painting and drawing, and Chinese composition. This event showcases the students’ achievements in learning Chinese language and culture.

Winners of the 2014 Kentucky K-12 Chinese proficiency Competition are:

UK Establishes an Office of China Initiatives

The University of Kentucky is deepening its ties with China by establishing an on-campus Office of China Initiatives.

上海大学“肯塔基大学周”的庆典活动

诚挚邀请您携家人参加首届上海大学“肯塔基大学周”的庆典活动。届时肯塔基大学常务副校长Christine Riordan博士, 上海大学校长罗宏杰博士,肯塔基大学外事处处长Susan Carvalho博士, 肯塔基大学孔子学院院长Huajing Maske博士, 历届来自中国的肯塔基大学校友以及2014届肯塔基大学中国毕业生将在上海大学欢聚一堂,共同庆祝上海大学“肯塔基大学周”。

时间:6月20日下午4点30分

地点:上海大学宝山校区乐乎新楼

活动日程:

开幕典礼(下午4点30分)

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