Posts Tagged ‘ Confucius Institute ’

Chinese Corner offers free practice

Feb 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, February 4, 2010, Issue

The Confucius Institute at UNL has organized Chinese Corner, a free session that allows faculty, staff, students and the public to practice their Chinese. Remaining sessions are 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Feb. 17, March 3 and 31, and April 14 in the Nebraska Union (room posted). The sessions are open to all levels of speakers. […]

Chinese Culture week celebration begins Sept. 28

Sep 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, September 24, 2009

Six days of activities, all free and open to the public, celebrate Chinese Culture Week at UNL. Events kick off Sept. 28 and conclude Oct. 3. The week observes the second anniversary of the establishment of UNL’s Confucius Institute, the 30th anniversary of the normalizing of diplomatic relations between the United States and the People’s […]

Confucius Institute offers fall Chinese courses

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

The Confucius Institute at UNL is offering non-credit courses in Chinese language, culture and music this fall. Costs range from $100 to $150 per class. Classes are taught by language instructors from Xi’an Jiao Tong University in China. The classes are offered in both Lincoln and Omaha beginning in September. Registration forms are available at […]

Chinese artist visits Lentz Center

Nov 13th, 2008 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, November 13, 2008

Xu Yinsen, professor emeritus at the Chinese National Academy of Fine Arts, will demonstrate his skills in painting, calligraphy and seal carving through Nov. 16 at the Lentz Center for Asian Culture. The demonstration by Xu will be 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Nov. 15 and 1:30-4 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Lentz Center. As […]

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 […]