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.
Confucius Institute Classes
Since the UNL Confucius Institute began offering classes in Chinese Language and Culture, many students have benefited, adults as well as children, with rich learning experiences. The instructors, specially trained in teaching language learners, use powerpoint presentations, activities, listening and speaking practice, and various other methods to help students build their language skills. Students in our classes have learned to communicate in Chinese, even to the extent of participating in Chinese Speech Competitions.
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.
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.