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The China Center works to build the bridge of understanding, friendship, exchange, and cooperation between the U.S. and Greater China. Through our offices in Minneapolis and Beijing, we provide advice and support to the University community, maintain important relationships, and foster cultural engagement.
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2023 Griffin Lecture outlines the tao of diplomacy
Brian Wong became the first American to join Alibaba Group, a Chinese technology company that is now one of the most valuable corporations in the world, in 1999. In the 2023 Bob and Kim Griffin Building U.S.-China Bridges Lecture, Wong offered his insights into how Chinese management philosophy and cultural practices can enhance our understanding of the U.S.-China relationship.
Traveling outside of the country for the first time in my life and having it being in China while studying abroad is one of the best experiences I have ever encountered in my life.