Tuesday, March 24, 2020The China Center awarded the 2020 Sping Lin and Ying-Ngoh T. Lin Visiting Scholars fellowship to Professor Samuel L. Myers Jr., who will sponsor Dr. Xiuping Zhang’s three-month visit.
Monday, March 16, 2020The China Center staff will be working from home starting Monday, March 16 until further notice. We are answering emails and phone calls from our off-site locations.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020On February 23, 2020, the University of Minnesota China Center and School of Music jointly presented a benefit concert by Jacqueline Beihua Tang at the Lloyd Ultan Recital Hall. More than 130 people attended the event in support of...
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.
Learning about Hong Kong's Health Care System
Born in a Cantonese family, I grew up in an environment surrounded by the Cantonese language and cuisine. I thought it would be easy for me to quickly adapt to Hong Kong but I was suprised to find out that things were different than I thought.
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.