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  • Posted on: Thursday, February 6, 2020
    We know it can be very challenging to be watching the news about coronavirus from far away and also know that some of you have family and friends who are greatly impacted by the quarantine. We regret how this outbreak can overshadow...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, February 5, 2020
    On January 30, 2020, more than 70 friends and supporters of the China Center gathered at the Weisman Art Museum to celebrate the Year of the Rat, the beginning of a new lunar cycle, and their shared efforts in building U.S.-China...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, January 21, 2020
      Thank you for your friendship and support. We look forward to working with you throughout this new zodiac cycle! May the Year of the Rat bring good fortune and happiness to you and your family.
  • Posted on: Friday, November 22, 2019
    On Monday, November 18, 2019, the University of Minnesota China Center and Global Minnesota served as the local hosts for the 2019 CHINA Town Hall, a project of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations that took place at over 85...
  • Posted on: Thursday, November 14, 2019
    On October 30, 2019, more than 250 friends and supporters of the China Center gathered at McNamara Alumni Center to celebrate the China Center’s 40-year history of building U.S.-China bridges.
  • Posted on: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
    On Thursday, September 26, 2019, the China Center hosted more than 80 Chinese visiting scholars conducting research at the University of Minnesota for a networking lunch. Each scholar introduced themselves, their home town, and their...
  • 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....