Confucius Institute News
Posted Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:00:00 -0700If 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.
Posted Wed, 05 Oct 2016 09:00:00 -0700College 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
Posted Fri, 16 Sep 2016 08:00:00 -0700Held 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
Posted Fri, 16 Sep 2016 08:00:00 -0700As 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.
Posted Tue, 13 Sep 2016 13:00:00 -0700Riverfront 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
Posted Mon, 12 Sep 2016 23:30:00 -0700You 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
Posted Mon, 16 May 2016 08:00:00 -0700Annelisa 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
Posted Wed, 04 May 2016 13:00:00 -0700Annelisa 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
Posted Mon, 11 Apr 2016 10:30:00 -0700The 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
Posted Thu, 07 Apr 2016 09:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho Boise will unveil a new permanent display of Chinese history in the Idaho Water Center on Wednesday, April 20. The new display showcases a historic sign from the Boise branch of the Chinese Empire Reform Association (CERA), which was established in the Boise Valley in the early 1900s. The eight-foot tall sign hung in Boise’s Chinatown. Read more