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Register for STARTALK 2014

In this FREE two-week program Chinese language teachers will learn methods to integrate culture and language instruction to achieve cultural learning in the classroom, and put these methods into practice in a classroom environment through production of a cultural quilt, development of authentic teaching materials, and teaching to STARTALK program students using online technology. Learn more about this program and download registration materials.


Celebrating 100 Years Since the first Chinese Students at the U

China 100 is a yearlong celebration honoring the first students from China and the wealth of connections that have come since. More at

HSK Testing

Sign up for the HSK Chinese Proficiency Test conducted by the Confucius Institute.

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Resource Center Holiday Hours

Jan. 17: 8 a.m.-Noon, 1-3:00 p.m.
Jan. 20: Closed

Winter Break Hours
Dec. 26-Jan. 21, 2014
8 a.m.-Noon, 1-4:30 p.m.
(No evening hours.)