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Scholarships for UK Chinese Language Summer Program in China


The UK Confucius Institute is pleased to announce the UK Chinese Language Program Summer Language in China Scholarship. The scholarship, made possible by the 2012 Confucius Institute of the Year award, will strengthen UKCI’s support of the Chinese language program at UK.

Scholarship details:
$1,100.00 for each student

2013 Summer China Educator's Trip


The UK Confucius Institute is pleased to announce the 2013 Summer China Trip  — a 12 day education trip hosted by the UK Confucius Institute and designed to help education decision-makers start and expand their Chinese language and culture programs.

Since this trip is sponsored by the UK Confucius Institute, all expenses within China are paid by the UKCI, and participants will bear the responsibility for international round trip airfare and Visa application fee.

'UK at the Half' Features the Director of the UK Confucius Institute

Huajing Maske, director of the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute, was the guest on Saturday's "UK at the Half," which aired during the UK vs. LSU game that was broadcast on radio. 

"UK at the Half" airs during halftime of each UK football and basketball game broadcast on radio and is hosted by Carl Nathe of UK Public Relations and Marketing.

Martial Arts Movie Marathon!


Sponsored by the UKCI Chinese Culture Club and the Confucius Institute at the University of Kentucky.

FREE ADMISSION!

Come join us for 3 nights' worth of nonstop action and Martial Arts drama!
Movies will screen from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. in the Student Center Small Ballroom Monday thru Wednesday!

Monday, January 28th
Jet Li’s HERO
Jet Li’s FEARLESS

Tuesday, January 29th
Jackie Chan in THE LEGEND OF DRUNKEN MASTER 
Donnie Yuen in THE LEGEND IS BORN: IP MAN

Wednesday, January 30th 
THE KARATE KID

KYCAA Chinese New Year Celebration


The KYCAA Chinese New Year Celebration 2013 will be held on January 26, 2013 at 7:00 pm at Lexington Opera House, 401 West Short Street, Lexington, KY 40507. This is the largest Chinese culture event in Kentucky, there will be many wonderful performances, see the flyer below.

UK Student Goes Several Extra Miles For Internship

Many UK students consider internship experience to be critical in their preparation for the professional world. A Lexington-based company, Lexmark Inc., consistently facilitates students from various majors into its internship positions. One student, however, took this longstanding relationship with Lexmark one step farther, or approximately 7,400 miles farther, geographically speaking.

Confucius Institute and Headley-Whitney Present 'Realized in Wood'

The UK Confucius Institute has partnered with the Headley-Whitney Museum to present contemporary art, fashioned in a centuries-old style.

UK Hosts Chinese Art, Design Students

Recently the University of Kentucky's College of Design and School of Art and Visual Studies in the College of Fine Arts welcomed to campus a group of students and faculty from Shanghai University with interests in the fields of art and design.

UK Confucius Institute Selected as Official Testing Center for Ky.

Hanban, the Confucius Institute headquarters in Beijing, has designated the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute as the official Chinese proficiency test center for the state of Kentucky.

The HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test) and the YCT (Youth Chinese Test), are proficiency exams that rank Chinese language learners on different levels of mastery.

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