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

(Photo courtesy of the Confucius Institute)
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 year of the monkey

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

Welcome to China class

Chao Mu teaches introductory Chinese.
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...

Confucius Institute meets with Chinese Corner

Students and faculty meet to discuss Chinese Culture.
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...

Annual China Week returns

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