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A Crazy Rich Culture: Confucius Institute Brings Chinese Culture to Campus

By Meredith Skaggs, Guest Writer October 2, 2018

Eleanor Young approaches a door amid a row of storefronts on a Singapore street wearing oversized sunglasses. She enters a large room crowded with tables to the sound of clacking tiles echoing in the hall....

The Chinese New Year event featured holiday decorations and explanations of many of the related traditions.

The year of the monkey

By Celeste Houmard, Writer February 10, 2016

Chinese New Year --or the Lunar New Year --begins with the new moon, and Feb. 8 marks year 4714. The Chinese New Year is the longest and most important celebration in the Chinese calendar. 2016 is considered...

Chao Mu teaches introductory Chinese.

Welcome to China class

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor September 30, 2015

Learning a new language doesn't always have to be expensive and time-consuming. Graduate Assistant Chao Mu is teaching free beginning-level Chinese classes for UA students and faculty. Originally...

Students and faculty meet to discuss Chinese Culture.

Confucius Institute meets with Chinese Corner

By Aubrey Barto, Video Editor October 28, 2014

China Week has passed at The University of Akron, but the Confucius Institute is still working to educate students about Chinese language and culture. Every Friday, a group of students and faculty from...

UA's annual China Week returns for a packed 2014 event.

Annual China Week returns

By Mary C. Barrett, Writer September 30, 2014

The University of Akron's China Week, sponsored by The Confucius Institute, invites the UA community to come and explore the many sides of Chinese culture. The many facets of Chinese culture will be...

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