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2013 UKCI Artwork and Essay Competition


The UK Confucius Institute presents the Third 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. 10, 2013.

Awards Ceremony: As part of the KYCAA Moon Festival Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013.

UK Prepares Students with 'China Literacy' for 21st Century World

As the University of Kentucky prepares its students to compete in a globalized world, it's crucial to provide students with what associate provost for international programs Susan Carvalho calls "China literacy."

As the world's leading exporter, with the world's second-largest economy, there is no question that China is a dominant player in the 21st century marketplace.

Shanghai University Honors UK Journalism Professor

University of Kentucky journalism professor Buck Ryan was honored by Shanghai University at a teaching award ceremony after completing a two-week summer course sponsored by the Confucius Institute.

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 students are given the opportunity to experience both American and UK culture. See images of the visit here.

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."

"The students played beautifully. They performed in great performance halls. Wherever we went we were well received. I can't imagine it being much better," Gray said.

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 are organized, governed and led as well as gain an understanding of how curricula are developed, how expectations for students are set, and the key role parents play in the education of their children.

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 new collaborative opportunities. This trip builds upon President Capilouto’s trip to Jilin University last May.

Like the University of Kentucky, Jilin University is a large comprehensive institution that includes several health care colleges, creating numerous opportunities between the two institutions.

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 course in China will take place May 12 to June 7. The students will learn Chinese in an immersion environment while living in the international student resident hall at Shanghai University’s Zhabei campus, located near the heart of the city.

2013 Summer China Trip for High School Students


2013 Summer China Trip for High school students

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