View the video of the CI-UNH 2013 Chinese New Year Gala
On 4 February 2013, seven performers from the Seacoast area joined seven artists from our partner, Chengdu University to perform a fascinating program of Chinese songs, dancing and other artistic performances. To see the video, go to: http://www.unh.edu/confucius/index.cfm?ID=5E8B5558-F24B-3FB5-AB213DE2D88207EA
NEW STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM WITH CHENGDU UNIVERSITY
The Confucius Institute at the University of New Hampshire (CI-UNH), with the help of the UNH Center for International Education, has established an exchange program with Chengdu University, Sichuan Province, China. Under this agreement, CI-UNH will send 2 students per year or 4 students per semester to study Chinese language at Chengdu University. Students can take up to 4 courses per semester at Chengda and have those credits transferred back to UNH. Students will follow the UNH calendar and pay UNH tuition without room and board. Students will also be responsible for round trip airfare. Since room and board is considerably less at CDU, each student will be spending less in comparison. In addition, CDU President Zhou Jiliu has set aside some additional scholarship money for UNH students to cover part of room and board at Chengda. CI-UNH encourages students to plan ahead and apply for the spring semester each year rather than the fall semester. Interested students should consult CI-UNH directors for more details. Students must meet UNH Study Abroad Eligibility Standards. CI-UNH is now accepting applications for the spring of 2013.
To read the account of a UNH student currently studying in China, please go to: http://www.unh.edu/unhtoday/2012/04/junior-takes-studies-world-away
For a news blurb about the 2011 China Town Hall, please go to: http://unh.edu/cie/newsletter/2012/spring/chinatownhall.html
To appreciate the Asian peoples-their languages, their history, their society, their political/economic systems-and the Asian experiences in the United States, the Asian studies minor is designed to be broadly inclusive. Students are required to choose five courses from a variety of Asian courses offered at UNH, no more than three of which can be from one individual discipline. Students are strongly encouraged to enroll in Asian languages classes at UNH as well as explore Asian courses at other US and Asian institutions.
For information, please contact: Lawrence C. Reardon, Coordinator, Political Science Department, Horton Social Science Center, 603.862.1858, Chris.Reardon@unh.edu.