Monday, February 18, 2019The China Center welcomed the Year of the Pig on February 7 with a Chinese New Year reception for China Center Advisory Council members and other supporters at the University’s McNamara Alumni Center. Friends of the China Center braved the snow for a special performance by renowned musicians Gao Hong and Issam Rafea. The duo created improvisational music on two ancient instruments, the Syrian oud and the Chinese pipa.
Friday, November 16, 2018Members of Minnesota’s business community gathered to hear Mr. Ralph Shui-sang Chow discuss opportunities for Minnesota’s businesses.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018On Tuesday, October 9, the University of Minnesota China Center and Global Minnesota served as the local hosts for the 2018 CHINA Town Hall, a project of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations that took place at over 100...
Finding Independence Abroad
What I enjoyed most about my study abroad experience was the amount of independence I was able to have and how everywhere I went I was able to practice my Chinese language skills. In China, with a 16 hour plane ride between me and my parents, I wa
Exploring Product Design in China and Hong Kong
While I enjoyed many things about this experience, I truly enjoyed learning more about a culture that was different than my own and seeing another part of the world that was previously outside of my comfort zone.
Up Close with the Olympics
I spent a total of fifteen days in Beijing, China at Beijing Sport University where I had the opportunity to learn about Chinese culture as well as the importance of the Olympics on the culture of the country.