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Confucius Institute at Webster University Named Institute of the Year

Confucius Institute at Webster University Named Institute of the Year

| February 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Confucius Institute at Webster University was named “2014 Confucius Institute of the Year” by HANBAN, a branch of the Chinese Ministry of Education. This is the second time the institute has received the prestigious honor, having previously been named “Confucius Institute of the Year” in 2012. The Institute offers a wide range of outreach […]

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Chinese Cultural Events: Art, Performance, Speaker

Chinese Cultural Events: Art, Performance, Speaker

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of the Webster University community are invited to attend these upcoming events focused on Chinese culture: Sept. 28: Chinese Artistic Performance The Confucius Institute sponsors the Chinese Artistic Performance on Sunday, Sept. 28 from 3 – 4:30 p.m. at the Community Music School. This performance is an authentic celebration of traditional Chinese music and […]

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High-School Students: Apply for 2014 Chinese Bridge Summer Camp

High-School Students: Apply for 2014 Chinese Bridge Summer Camp

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Confucius Institute at Webster University is now accepting applications for the 2014 Chinese Bridge Summer Camp, to be held July 17 – Aug. 1. The Chinese Bridge Summer Camp is an activity designed for American high-school students to travel to China and immerse themselves in the Chinese way of life. By traveling to China, […]

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Celebrate Chinese New Year 2014 ‘The Year of the Horse’ Feb. 4

Celebrate Chinese New Year 2014 ‘The Year of the Horse’ Feb. 4

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of the Webster University community are invited to celebrate the Chinese New Year 2014, the “Year of the Horse” in the University Center’s Sunnen Lounge on Tuesday, Feb. 4, from noon – 2 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Confucius Institute at Webster University, the Center for International Education and the Chinese Student […]

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Confucius Institute Hosts ‘Happy Chinese Competition’ April 20

Confucius Institute Hosts ‘Happy Chinese Competition’ April 20

| April 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Confucius Institute at Webster University is hosting the 5th “Happy Chinese Competition” for high school and college students on Saturday, April 20, in the Moore Auditorium. The competition includes a Chinese language and talent show. The college student competition will take place from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., and the high school student competition is […]

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CIWU China Summer Camp Accepting Applications

| March 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Confucius Institute at Webster University is now accepting applications for the “Shaoxing Academy Summer Camp” for American high school and college students in China for June 29 – July 14, 2013. The camp is sponsored by HANBAN/Confucius Institutes in cooperation with Beijing Language & Culture University (BLCU) and the Confucius Institute at Webster University […]

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Confucius Institute Offers Calligraphy, Tai Chi Courses Spring 2013

| February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Confucius Institute is offering two free courses during the spring of 2013: Calligraphy Thursdays, Feb. 28 – May 9, 4-5 p.m. Sverdrup Building, Room 117 Tai Chi Mondays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. and Fridays 8:30-9:30 a.m., March 4 to May 6 Library Conference Room The classes are free and open to students, staff, faculty and the […]

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Chinese New Year Celebration Feb. 12

| February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

A Chinese New Year Celebration for 2013, the Year of the Snake, will be held Tuesday Feb. 12 from noon – 2 p.m. at the University Center Sunnen Lounge. There will be Chinese food, entertainment, a Chinese New Year presentation and activity tables. The event is sponsored by the Confucius Institute at Webster University, the […]

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Confucius Institute Calligraphy Exhibit Opening Dec. 8

| December 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Confucius Institute is sponsoring a three-month exhibit of calligraphy, “Connecting Cultures, the Way of Calligraphy.” The opening reception will be Saturday, Dec. 8, 3 – 5 p.m., in the East Academic Building Commons. The pieces on display are the work of Yanzi Geng and her student, School of Education professor Ron Diefenbacher, who is […]

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Confucius Institute Camp Teaches about Chinese Culture, Language

Confucius Institute Camp Teaches about Chinese Culture, Language

| July 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Anyone passing by Marletto’s on a recent Friday morning would have immediately noticed the sounds of children’s conversations and laughter wafting through the cafeteria doors. That’s because a group of kids were having fun making Chinese dumplings, an activity that was part of a week-long summer camp sponsored by the Confucius Institute. The K-6 participants, […]

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