The Confucius Institute at the University of Utah together with the College of Humanities hosted a “Contemporary China” seminar attended by a total of 28 local Chinese teachers.
May 29th through June 9th: A group of 24 students, one teacher and four parent volunteers from Lehi High School, one of the Confucius Classrooms under the Confucius Institute at the University of Utah, travelled to Beijing and Chengdu to participate in Chinese Bridge Summer Camp, sponsored by the Confucius Institute Headquarters, to promote the study of Mandarin.
On May 11th, Calvin Smith Elementary Confucius Classroom hosted an “Art Night,” where the school orchestra, band, choir, and Chinese culture club took the stage. More than 600 teachers and students attended the event.
The Confucius Institute at the University of Utah, in cooperation with the BYU Chinese Flagship Center, held the Seventh Annual Confucius Institute Speech Competition at BYU's Chinese Language Fair on April 20
On March 9, Professor Joe Cutter from Arizona State University came to give a lecture on the University of Utah Campus
Utah Dual Language Immersion (DLI) programs were featured in a Sunday special last week on KSL 5 news.
75 Chinese educators attended CIUU’s teacher training, titled “Increasing Student’s Language Proficiency.”
This year’s exhibition had 41 different submissions from children aged 6 up to 17. Each participant's individual creativity and artistic abilities were proudly put on display at the Salt Lake City Main Library.
With over 15,000 people attending this year’s sponsored Chinese New Year events, the Confucius Institute is proud to support local schools and organizations to introduce Chinese New Year to the general public.
The Lehi High School Confucius Classroom held a community-wide Spring Festival Celebration at Skyridge High School with over 2000 people in attendance.
Students prepared and created calligraphy for an upcoming exhibition at the Salt Lake Public Library
On November 29th and 30th, students from four grades of Chinese classes at Frontier middle school came to visit the CI offices at the University of Utah.
CIUU offered a free training for local Chinese teachers.
Chinese diplomat Jianjun Cen visited 4th and 5th grade Chinese Dual Language Immersion (DLI) classrooms at Draper Elementary School.
Educators from schools around Utah participated in a two week tour of China.
Professor Zhao shared his most recent research in a lecture titled "Korean Thugs: Historical Memory and Sino-Korean Relations in Revolutionary Beijing.'
Events included calligraphy demonstrations, a speech contest, and of course, lots of Chinese food.
The Confucius Institute sponsored a celebration of China National Day on October 1st, inviting Chinese coaches who are currently doing an exchange at the University of Utah.
The University of Utah in association with the Utah Chinese Community organized a party to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival and China National Day.
Musicians from the China National Traditional Orchestra played concerts to celebrate China National Day.
Students in Chinese classes at the University of Utah celebrated Mid-Autumn Festival on September 15
The Confucius Institute at the University of Utah held a training for 30 newly arrived guest teachers from China
Elementary school students from Chinese Dual Language Immersion (DLI) Classrooms from all over the Salt Lake Valley came to participate in a four day summer camp hosted by the Confucius Institute and Continuing Education at the University of Utah.
On July 12, students from Lehi High School finished their two week summer camp coordinated with Sichuan University. A 43-person group of campers and teacher/leaders went to Beijing and Chengdu for Mandarin Chinese study and cultural experiences.
Students and teachers from Utah were invited to Beijing Normal University to demonstrate for student teachers a typical Chinese class.
Students from Lehi High School left Utah on 5/29 to participate in a summer camp in China.
Students studying Chinese all over Utah gathered at the BYU language fair to compete in the Confucius Institute Chinese speech contest.
Lecture and Exhibit of images and stories of Home by Residents in Rural China by Windy Zhao
Teachers from all over Utah gathered at the University of Utah to attend a teacher training put on by the Confucius Institute at the University of Utah.
Confucius Institute funds many of the Chinese New year celebrations at local K-12 schools.
The Utah Chinese Association of Sciences and Technology and Confucius Institute at the University of Utah sponsor the annual Utah Children's Chinese Calligraphy and Painting workshop.
80+ Chinese teachers from dual immersion, middle school, and high schools across Utah gather at the University of Utah to discuss differentiated instruction, centers, and other various topics. The Confucius Institute advertised and led the training.
Lehi mayor and local representatives, as well as Confucius Institute at the University of Utah personnel, attend an assembly to celebrate Chinese culture as the school is awarded a $10,000 yearly grant to support the school's fast-developing Chinese program.
A $10,000 yearly grant is awarded to Calvin Smith Elementary as it becomes one of the Confucius Institute's seven CC classrooms.
Political Science professor Quan Li visits the University of Utah to present on the relationship between China's economic development and military disputes with neighboring countries. Many students attended the presentation.
University of Utah Confucius Institute celebrated Chinese culture in a week of cultural events, including Chinese painting, dance performances, and local school calligraphy demonstrations. 2015 年9月27日到10月2日，犹他大学孔子学院举办了连续一周的庆祝孔子学院日中国文化周活动。
The Beijing Art Troupe offered two free performances at the downtown city Library and local high school in celebration of Chinese culture and art.
International Conference on Inequality and Sustainability in China and Asia takes place at University of Utah
Confucius Institute and the Asia Center at the University of Utah host a conference to discuss Sustainability in China and Asia. Researchers come to discuss topic and present ideas.
The Confucius Institute at the University of Utah held a pre-trip orientation on June 30th, 2015 for students who will fly to China to attend the Chinese Bridge Summer Camp on July 15th. Yangmin Xiao, the Confucius Institute's co-director, gave an introduction on what to expect and how to prepare for the trip. Both the students and their parents attended the orientation.
60 high students attending BYU's Startalk Chinese summer camp come to the University of Utah to visit the Confucius Institute.
Draper Elementary becomes one of Confucius Institute's seven Confucius Classroom. The school will receive a $10,000 yearly grant to fund their Chinese program.
Many of the CC schools in Utah have put on elaborate performances and activities in celebration of the Chinese New Year.
Guest teachers, many of whom have taught in other countries, come many miles from their homes to teach Chinese in Utah. This year, they are taking a break to celebrate Chinese New Year with their colleagues!
Utah Chinese Association of Science and Technology, Salt Lake City Library, and the University of Utah Confucius Institute sponsor a free workshop for students learning Chinese.
Springlane Elementary School becomes one of the Confucius Institute's seven Confucius classrooms.