Study Abroad for a Year!
Have you ever wanted to study in China?
Download information about a Confucius Institute Scholarship
to study at Xi'an Jiaotong University from September 2014 through
July 2015.  The application deadline is May 10, 2014, so do not delay!

April 26, 2014
Chinese Culture Workshop for Nebraska Public School
Social Studies teachers.

May 5-15, 2014
Confucius Institute will partner with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)
to take 20 people to China on an 11-day guided tour.  The tour will go to Beijing, Xi'an, and Shanghai and see various tourist sites, including the Great Wall, the Water Cube & Bird Nest (site of 2008 Olympic Stadiums), museums, art exhibits, and ride the high speed express train which reaches speeds of 186 miles per hour.

June 1-14, 2014
Confucius Institute will lead the Nebraska Officials and Educators China Tour.
It will last 14 days and lead educators and officials on a tour that includes visiting schools and museums and meeting government and educational officials.

Join us April 28 for our cooking class!
We will feature Beef Chow Fun & Honey Walnut Shrimp.

Beef Chow Fun

Beef Chow Fun
is made quickly over a high flame, using a
technique called dry stir-frying. 
This dish is an absolute MUST for noodle lovers!
Honey Walnut Shrimp

Honey Walnut Shrimp is a flavor-winning combination with tender inside and crispy outside shrimp and crunchy honey walnuts.  It can be served as a main or a side dish.
Contact Angela at or 402-472-5370
to reserve your space today.

March 24 Cooking Class
Learn to make Shredded Pork with Green Peppers
and Moo Goo Gai Pan with your friends.
Shredded pork with green peppers can be made with hot
or sweet bell peppers and makes a wonderful quick dinner solution.
Moo Goo Gai Pan is a delicate dish with light sauce and chicken
slices.  Vegetables add colors and variety to make a dish that
is appetizing to the eye as well as the mouth.
Sign up today to reserve your spot!
Contact Angela at 402-472-5370 or
to reserve your space today.

February Cooking Class
Join us for the February 24 cooking class.
Learn to make two excellent dishes--pineapple beef and mapo tofu.
Pineapple beef is sweet and tangy and has been adapted from pineapple duck.
Mapo tofu can be adapted into a vegetarian dish very easily and that recipe
will be distributed at the class as well.
Contact Angela at 402-472-5370 or to reserve
your spot today!

January Cooking Class

Join us for the January 27 cooking class and impress your friends with your skills!
We will make General Tso's Chicken and Wonton Soup.
Contact Angela at 402-472-5370 or to register.
Payment MUST be made in advance of class.
Download a flyer here.
See you January 27!

2014 Chinese Bridge Summer Camp!
Students interested in participating in the Student Bridge Summer Camp can get their applications started today! 
Visit for more information.

Chinese Corner!

Practice your conversational skills on various Chinese language and cultural topics with Confucius Institute language instructors and other native Chinese speakers.  Chinese learners at all levels are welcome to participate!

Meetings are every Wednesday (except 3/2 and 3/26) from 6-7:30 pm in W130 Nebraska Hall.

Contact Jessie at with any questions.

See this Daily Nebraskan article about our Chinese Corner!


Spring 2014 Language and Culture Classes
Sign up today for the spring semester language and culture classes.
Download forms for UNL and UNO and mail them to our office.
Continue your cultural learning experiences today!

Letter from Governor Heineman
Governor Dave Heineman sent the Confucius Institute a letter of congratulations on celebrating its sixth anniversary.  See Governor Heineman's letter here: