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02/13/2019
Where in the World is Miami Wednesday: Meet an International Student from India
pranshu-kumar-banner.jpgMeet Pranshu Kumar, a senior Computer Science and Entrepreneurship double major from Mumbai, India.
01/31/2019
Ring in the Lunar New Year at Miami
ring-in-the-lunar-new-year-at-miamiJoin the Confucius Institute, the Chinese American Cultural Association and the Performing Arts Series in celebrating the Lunar New Year with performances from famous Chinese musicians.
12/19/2018
Where in the World is Miami Wednesday : Pakistani International Student
ash-banner.jpgMeet Ash Surania, a current Miami senior from Pakistan, who is studying Accounting and Information Systems & Analytics in the Farmer School of Business, while soaking in every moment of American college life.
12/19/2018
First-Year Student Helps Teach Miami Staff and Faculty Chinese Language Skills
jingjing-banner.jpgJingjing Luo was scrolling through her WeChat messages one day when something caught her eye. In a group chat of all the Chinese first years, she noticed a post advertising a need for students to help with a conversational Chinese course for Miami staff and faculty.
12/04/2018
Ryan Dye named Director of Education Abroad at Miami University
Ryan Dye has been named Director of Education Abroad, Global Initiatives at Miami University.
12/04/2018
The Confucius Institute Hosts Fourth Bi-Annual Duanwei Test
group-photo-after-duanwei-test.jpgOn December 3, the Confucius Institute hosted a duanwei test, a form of ranking for Chinese martial arts. This allowed students to test their skills after practicing all semester.
11/26/2018
Voice of Discovery
trevino-banner.jpgOn Friday, October 26th, Dr. Jesús Treviño, CEO and Founder of The Leadership in Diversity Group, visited Miami's campus to participate in information sessions for a new course offered by CAWC.
11/26/2018
Musicians visit Oxford before Cincinnati Youth Chinese Music and Art Festival
festival-banner.jpgOn October 30th, musicians from Liaoning Normal University (LNNU) arrived in Oxford for five days of musical performances and demonstrations. Their visit ended on Saturday, Nov. 3, with the Cincinnati Youth Chinese Music and Art Festival, which included a talent show featuring local students and ended with a performance by the LNNU musicians.
11/23/2018
Liaoning Normal University Musicians Perform Chinese Music Impressions
impressions-banner.jpgThe lights dimmed as the audience grew quiet. The audience filled the Souers Recital Hall, waiting expectantly for the show to begin. As the clock struck 7:30, the host came on stage, reading first and Chinese and then in English to welcome everyone there and to announce the first performers. All of the musicians are highly regarded professors at Liaoning Normal University in China, led by Professor Shihu Liu, the Dean of Music School.