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CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections is a national day of programming designed to provide Americans in more than 70 cities across the United States and beyond the opportunity to discuss Sino-U.S. issues in the relationship with leading experts. This year's event features a live webcast panel based in Washington. D.C., followed by an on-site speaker, panel discussion, and Q&A.
The University of Minnesota welcomed Evan Osnos, author of "Age of Ambition: Truth, Faith, and Fortune in China" to speak at the China Center’s 14th annual Bob and Kim Griffin “Building U.S.-China Bridges Lecture” on May 5, 2015 at the Northrop Memorial Auditorium. In his speech, Osnos discussed China’s plan to renew its place as one of the world’s most preeminent powers and the challenges that accompany that mission. By analyzing the “Chinese Dream” that is the country’s national and global ambitions, Osnos shared a look into China’s great restoration with over 200 faculty, students and community guests in attendance.
On Friday, September 18, 2015, the University of Minnesota China Center and International Student and Scholar Services greeted more than 50 Chinese Visiting Scholars for our fall semester networking event and lunch. Scholars heard from guest speakers at UMN Office of Student Health Benefits and Boynton Clinic, and had the opportunity to share information about the work they are doing on campus.
Welcome to the University of Minnesota China Center. Since 1979, the China Center has worked to build the bridge of understanding, friendship, exchange, and cooperation between the U.S. and the Greater China. To fulfill this mission, the China Center draws on the strengths of the University of Minnesota and partners with public and private organizations in Minnesota and the U.S. to promote relations with the Greater China by: