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McNamara Alumni Center, University Hall 1926 University Ave. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections is a national day of programming designed to provide Americans across the United States and beyond the opportunity to discuss Sino-U.S. issues with leading experts. 

Past Events


  • Posted on: Thursday, September 12, 2019
    We are excited to announce Fran Fangyuan Liu as the new director of the University of Minnesota China Office in Beijing. Fran first learned of the University of Minnesota when she was 12 years old.
  • Posted on: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
    The China Center awarded the 2019 Sping Lin and Ying-Ngoh T. Lin Visiting Scholars fellowship to Dr. Tracy Wang, a professor of finance at the Carlson School of Management. With the $7,500 award, Dr. Wang will sponsor Dr....
  • Posted on: Monday, February 18, 2019
    The 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.
  • Posted on: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    On 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...
  • Posted on: Friday, September 28, 2018
    On September 27, 50 Chinese visiting scholars gathered at the University International Center for the fall networking lunch event.