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Register for Chinese Language Classes

Posted Wed, 02 Nov 2016 11:17:00 -0700

Registration for spring semester starts next week. Did you know that students who study Chinese at University of Idaho for can qualify to study abroad in China for free?

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Learn the Basics of Chinese Business Etiquette at Nov. 10 Seminar

Posted Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:00:00 -0700

If you are looking to give your Chinese business partner a gift this holiday season, don’t make it a clock. The pronunciation of the word “clock” in Mandarin is similar to the word “dying,” and is considered unlucky.

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China in the Treasure Valley Series Talks About Local Students’ Travels to China

Posted Wed, 05 Oct 2016 09:00:00 -0700

College of Idaho professors Jeff Snyder-Reinke, history, and Rob Dayley, political economy and Asian studies, will be the speakers at the China in the Treasure Valley series presented by the University of Idaho Confucius Institute. Read more

China on the Palouse Features Talk on Foreign Direct Investment Sept. 21

Posted Fri, 16 Sep 2016 08:00:00 -0700

Held at the University of Idaho, China on the Palouse provides UI students and community members with an opportunity to learn more about China in a comfortable, informal setting. Read more

Confucius Institute Day Documentary Film Festival: Chinese Food Traditions

Posted Fri, 16 Sep 2016 08:00:00 -0700

As part of the 12th anniversary celebrations occurring around the globe for the Confucius Institute program, come join the University of Idaho Confucius Institute at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Center for a three-day film festival on the fine flavors and fun of Chinese food traditions, Sept. 23-25.
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UI Confucius Institute Renews Sponsorship of the Washington State Chinese Lantern Festival

Posted Tue, 13 Sep 2016 13:00:00 -0700

Riverfront Park will shine brightly with nearly 40 illuminated displays and thousands of lights as the Washington State Chinese Lantern Festival returns to Spokane this week. Read more

China in the Treasure Valley Seminar Brings Together Ancient Philosophy and Modern Science

Posted Mon, 12 Sep 2016 23:30:00 -0700

You Qiang, professor of physics and nuclear engineering at the University of Idaho, will talk about I-Ching, an ancient Chinese philosophy, and its relationship to modern science. The presentation will take place at 1 p.m. on Sept. 14 at the Idaho Water Center Legacy Pointe room. Read more

China and Me: Hayden Resident, UI Senior Takes Second Place in Chinese Bridge Language Competition

Posted Mon, 16 May 2016 08:00:00 -0700

Annelisa Wu said one of the first things that stuck out to her during a childhood visit to China was it was a cultural norm to first refuse a gift multiple times before finally accepting. Read more

UI Confucius Institute Student Wins Second Place at Chinese Language Contest

Posted Wed, 04 May 2016 13:00:00 -0700

Annelisa Wu, a senior at the University of Idaho from Hayden, took second place in the advanced group at the sixth annual Chinese Bridge language competition in April in Boston. Wu is the first UI student to participate in the competition, which tests students on Chinese language and knowledge of Chinese culture. Competitions are held in various cities around the U.S. and are sponsored by Confucius Institute Headquarters and the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China. Read more

Confucius Institute Offers Community Chinese Language and Taiji Classes to the Treasure Valley

Posted Mon, 11 Apr 2016 10:30:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Confucius Institute will offer its next series of community classes for the Treasure Valley area beginning the week of April 18. Classes include introductory Mandarin, beginning Mandarin for youth, introductory Taiji, and a youth martial arts program. Read more

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