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UKCI Hosts Reception for Faculty Participants in Short-Term Teaching Program

Currently in its third year, the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute short-term teaching program in China has grown to include four universities. The program enables UK and Chinese faculty to explore collaborative teaching and research opportunities at Shanghai University, Jilin University, Tianjin Foreign Studies University and Qingdao Technical University. 

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.

UKCI Pleased to Present Martial Arts & Tai Chi Courses

University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) is pleased to offer community courses in Martial Arts and Tai Chi. Learn the Chinese art of self-defense using punches, kicks & blocks. Techniques emphasize physical discipline, respect for the body and mental focus. The Martial Arts course will be held Tuesdays from 5 - 7 p.m. starting Oct. 20 and the Tai Chi course will be held Thursdays from 5 - 7 p.m. starting Oct. 22. Both courses will take place in the Blazer Hall Dance Studio.

UKCI & MCLLC Present Lecture by David Schaberg of UCLA

UKCI & MCLLC Present Lecture by David Schaberg of UCLA

CI Day Connects Community to Chinese Culture

CI Day Connects Community to Chinese Culture

11/14: UKCI Presents "A Journey to Ancient Huangzhou"

11/14: UKCI Presents "A Journey to Ancient Huangzhou"

Join the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) on November 14, 2015 for a performance entitled, "A Journey to Ancient Huangzhou," to be held at the Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall at 1:00 pm. Admission is free and open to the public. Audience members will experience traditional arts and instruments, as well as the Huangmei Opera -- one of China's most noted traditional operas! Please see the attached poster for additional details. We look forward to seeing you there!

Shanghai University Troupe Celebration Performance

Shanghai University Troupe Celebration Performance

 In celebration of the fifth anniversary of the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI), the Shanghai University Folk Music Troupe was invited to perform on October 3, 2015 at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts Recital Hall. More than 300 audience members attended and applauded the evening’s performance with a standing ovation.

UKCI Hosts Orientation for New K-12 Teachers of 2015

UKCI Hosts Orientation for New K-12 Teachers of 2015
 

2015 UKCI Distinguished Scholar Lecture: 10/16!

Join the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) in welcoming Dr. Robin R. Wang as the first speaker in the 2015 Distinguished Scholars Series. Her lecture, entitled Yinyang: The Way of Ways, and discussion will take place on Friday, Oct. 16 from 2:30 - 4:00 pm in the Patterson Office Tower 18th Floor, West-End Lobby, with a reception to follow.

9/26: UKCI Celebrates Confucius Institute Day!

Join the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) for a celebration of Confucius Institute Day this Saturday, September 26 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM at the corner of Cooper and University Drive. As a part of this celebration, UKCI teachers and staff will lead activities related to Chinese language, painting, calligraphy, music, Kongfu and Taiji, among many others. Catering will also be provided free of charge, so please join us for the festivities this weekend! Additional details available on the attached poster. 

 

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