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"Chinese Bridge" Summer Camp for High School Students 

10StudentsThe CIUMN is currently accepting applications for the summer 2015 program. This summer camp in China gives high school students the opportunity to immerse in Chinese culture and language as they explore their host cities and interact with locals. Completed school applications must be submitted to CIUMN by March 2, 2015.

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HSK Testing

Registration is currently open for the HSK exam to be held on March 28. Registration deadline is March 18. Learn more about the HSK proficiency exam.

Echoes and Reflections Training

Save the date: March 16, 2014
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

In March 2015 the Confucius Institute will present Jewish Refugees in Shanghai (1933-1941), a historical exhibit curated by the Shanghai Jewish Refugee Museum. In conjunction with this exhibit CIUMN has partnered with Tolerance Minnesota to offer a teacher training for Chinese language and immersion teachers teaching grades 5-12, to learn how to teach about the Holocaust. We encourage Chinese teachers to invite their colleagues in history and social studies to support cross-disciplinary approaches to teaching about this time in history.

This professional development training uses “Echoes and Reflections,” a curriculum designed by the Anti-Defamation League, USC Shoah Foundation, and Yad Vashem, to help teachers teach about the Holocaust. A Chinese translation of the curriculum will be provided to all participants. This training will be facilitated by a trainer from Yad Vashem who will visit from Israel. All participants will receive a free copy of the curriculum. Teachers will receive CEU credit and lunch will be provided.

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Jewish Refugess in Shanghai

Exhibit showcase: March 19-May 7, 2015 at the Sabes Jewish Community Center

Jewish Refugees in Shanghai (1933-1941) is a collaborative community effort to share information about the unique experiences of Jewish refugees in Shanghai during World War II. Learn more about the exhibit and related events.

CIUMN named 2014 Confucius Institute of the Year

The Confucius Institute at the University of Minnesota was awarded the “Confucius Institute of the Year” for 2014 at the 9th Confucius Institute Conference in Xiamen! Read more.

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