Events

Chinese Bridge Summer Camp Information Session (Omaha)

In preparation for the 2018 Chinese Bridge Summer Camp, the Confucius Institute will be holding an information session for all interested students and parents on February 7th, 2018 at 6:30 PM at the University of Nebraska - Omaha (Scott Campus) Peter Kiewit Institute Rm. 157. This will be an opportunity for parents and students to ask questions and learn more about this opportunity to help them to decide if they wish to participate.

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Class Cancellation

Class Cancellation

Due to inclement weather, there will be no Confucius Institute Chinese classes today, January 17, 2017. Chinese 101 and 102 will resume as normal next week and will be made up if necissary at the end of the semester.

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Documentary: My Life in China

Documentary on the American dream and identity for Chinese immigrants to the United States showing at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center at 7 PM. Admission: $9.50

*Note: This event is not sponored by the Confucius Institute

MY LIFE IN CHINA
My father fled the Cultural Revolution in 1966.  After risking his life to get to America, he started our family in Boston.  But when his restaurant went bankrupt and my mom got sick, he began to feel like he’d failed at the American Dream.  

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2015 Nebraska Officials' and Educators' China Culture Tour

UNL Confucius Institute will lead a group of Nebraska educational administrators and government representatives on a Chinese language and culture tour in China June 7-20, 2015. This tour is sponsored by a Chinese Bridge Fund from Hanban (The Office of Chinese Language Council International), a branch of Chinese Ministry of Education; Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU), and UNL Confucius Institute.

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2015 Speech Competition

2015 Chinese Speech Competition
In order to stimulate enthusiasm and interest for learning Chinese and to provide the learners of Chinese an opportunity to use the language, and to enhance understanding of the Chinese language and culture among students and others in Nebraska, a Chinese Speech Competition will be held by the Confucius Institute at UNL.  The competition will beld on Sunday, October 4th from 9am - 12pm in the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center on the UNL City Campus.

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UNL Closed Tuesday, February 2nd

Tuesday, February 2nd - All UNL Offices and Classes are closed due to weather.  Confucius Institute Classes will resume on Wednesday, February 3rd.

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OLLI Trip to China 2014
OLLI Tour to China 2014

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Confucius Institute Recognized

Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong (left) presents the model institute award to UNL Chancellor Harvey Perlman Dec. 6 during the 10th Confucius Institute Conference in Shanghai. The UNL Confucius Institute is one of about 10 worldwide to receive the honor.

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Midlands Voices: Nebraska's Connections to China Increasingly Important

August 5, 2014
By John Gale

The writer is Nebraska’s Secretary of State.

I recently returned from a two-week visit to the People’s Republic of China. It was my second visit to that country in four years.

Both trips were organized by the Confucius Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Xi’an Jiaotong University. The delegation from Nebraska, which I accompanied, traveled from Beijing to Xi’an and then to Shanghai.

Comparing both trips, I could see what has changed in four years and what has stayed the same.

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Rotunda Gallery Opens Chinese Landscape Photography Exhibit

 September 22, 2014
A Chinese photography exhibition was opened in the Nebraska Union Rotunda Gallery. The exhibit focuses on landscape photography from Wang Dajun, a renowned contemporary Chinese photographer. It will run until Sept. 26, open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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