Posts Tagged ‘ China ’

Portnoy helps train psych supervisors in China

Jul 25th, 2013 | By | Category: 2013, Employee News, July 25

Bob Portnoy (middle row, sixth from left) poses with participants in a psychotherapy training session at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Sitting to Portnoy’s left is Li Yan, director of the counseling center at Tsinghua University. Yan spent a year at UNL learning about psychotherapy training and supervision. Her visit led to Portnoy helping develop […]

Duo guide first wave of Chinese students to UNL

Oct 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Aug. 26, Employee News

With nearly 100 new Partnership Degree Program students from China enrolling this fall, UNL is seeing the first wave of students who started two years ago at Chinese universities with the goal of completing their degrees in Lincoln. English instructors Mariah Schuemann and Regina (Gigi) Weitzel, hired by UNL to teach and coordinate PDP activities […]

Shirk offers ‘China: Fragile Superpower’ lecture Nov. 12

Nov 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, November 12, 2009

E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues | 6:30 p.m., Nov. 12 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts Susan Shirk, a former deputy assistant secretary of state responsible for China and author of a 2007 book, “China, Fragile Superpower,” will give a lecture of the same name Nov. 12 in the E.N. Thompson Forum on […]

Forum explores online clash of U.S., China

Oct 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, October 1, 2009

Kaiser Kuo, a journalist, technology trend-watcher and member of the Chinese rock band Tang Dynasty, will give the next lecture in the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues. His speech, “Shouting Across the Chasm: Chinese and American Netizens Clash in Cyberspace,” is also the Lewis E. Harris Lecture in Public Policy. It is 7 p.m. […]

Opening doors

Aug 27th, 2009 | By | Category: August 27, 2009, Campus News, Issue

Portnoy tours China discussing mental health issues at four universities A visiting scholar helped Bob Portnoy open doors to a summer of mental health discussions in China. From June 15 to July 5, Portnoy, director of Counseling and Psychological Services, traveled to four universities in China, delivering psychology lectures and discussing mental health topics with […]

E.N. Thompson Forum to delve into China

Aug 20th, 2009 | By | Category: August 20, 2009, Campus News, Issue

Bereuter to open free lecture series Sept. 14 The E.N Thompson Form on World Issues is poised to explore the ancient civilization and rising power of China. The 2009-2010 season opens with former Nebraska Congressman Doug Bereuter’s Sept. 14 lecture “China’s Trade and Soft Power Relationships with Asia and the United States – Reason to […]

Confucius Institute organizes tour of China for educators

Nov 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, November 6, 2008

The Confucius Institute at UNL has organized a group of 15 Nebraska educational leaders to take a Chinese language and culture tour in China, Oct. 26 to Nov. 8. The tour is sponsored by UNL; a Chinese Bridge Fund from Hanban (the Office of Chinese Language Council International), a branch of Chinese Ministry of Education; […]

Strengthening Ties

Oct 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, October 30, 2008

Two-week tour helps expand connections between UNL, Chinese universities For a group of university officials, a two-week, working trip to China ended like any good journey abroad – they returned buoyed by new friendships, a little too full of good food, and recalling experiences only an ancient culture can offer. However, the Oct. 5 to […]

Richards presents two new works

Oct 16th, 2008 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, October 16, 2008

Eric Richards, assistant professor of composition and jazz studies at UNL, will present two new works in October in concert venues in Omaha and Shanghai, China. The United States Air Force Brass In Blue, a symphonic brass ensemble, will premier Richards’ new three movement work “Three Scenes for American Trombone and Brass Orchestra” for solo […]