Confucius Institute News
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
Posted Mon, 21 Mar 2016 09:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho’s Confucius Institute is bringing an expert on Chinese marketing to campus on Tuesday, March 22, as part of its China on the Palouse seminar series.
Posted Fri, 29 Jan 2016 09:00:00 -0800The University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton School of Music and Confucius Institute in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences are joining together to present the 2016 World Music Celebration on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 5-6, 2016.
Posted Mon, 25 Jan 2016 12:03:00 -0800The University of Idaho Confucius Institute presents Qin Bailan’s silk scroll paintings exhibition “Chinese Women and Children from History and Folklore,” Feb. 15-19 at the University of Idaho Boise, Idaho Water Center, Room 120 (322 E. Front St, Boise). Read more
Posted Tue, 03 Nov 2015 10:29:00 -0800The University of Idaho Confucius Institute will open its doors in Boise in January 2016. With a mission to promote the teaching and learning of Chinese culture and language, the Confucius Institute offers a broad array of programming at UI and in local communities. Read more
Posted Thu, 24 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho Confucius Institute will celebrate Global Confucius Institute Day on Monday, Sept. 28, with a performance by the Soochow University Art Troupe.