Category Archives: Events and Student Opportunites

October 26: “一个也不能少 (Not One Less)”

The 13 year-old peasant girl Wei Minzhi is pressed into being “Teacher Wei” at a small rural elementary school when the regular teacher must take a month off.  When the class trouble-maker quits school and heads for the city to find work, Wei schemes ways to get him and bring him back. Directed and produced…
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From the President’s Activity Report: Mid-Autumn Festival and More

This week has been especially busy for the Confucius Institute at NMSU as we participated in the Aggie Express (talking with future Aggies and their parents about opportunities to learn Chinese language and to study in China with NMSU), did a Chinese Culture presentation for RGH students (serving Chinese tea and teaching martial arts), and…
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From the President’s Activity Report: Confucius Day with the Honors College

Honors Living Learning Community   The students who are residents of our living and learning community had a fun event in conjunction with the Confucius Institute and other Garcia Hall residents to mark Confucius Day. Students learned calligraphy, sampled Chinese tea and treats, and learned about the history of this important annual holiday. The success of…
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Global Connections: Silk Road from Xi’an to Dunhuang

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October 5: “狼图腾 (Wolf Totem)”

A Chinese student from Beijing is sent to Inner Mongolia to teach shepherds and instead learns about the wolf population, which is under threat by a government apparatchik.  Based on the autobiographical novel by Jiang Rong 姜戎, Wolf Totem was coproduced by the China Film Group and the French-based Reperage. This film will be shown in Breland…
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September 14: “英雄 (Hero)“

Starring Jet Li as the nameless protagonist, the film is based on the story of Jing Ke’s assassination attempt on the King of Qin in 227 BCE.  This 2002 film is a visual feast and won a number of awards for its colorful cinematography. This film will be shown in Breland Hall Rm. 173A at…
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Tai Chi Class is Back!

Beginning August 28th, join us every Monday and Thursday at 4 PM in Breland Rm. 170A for free Tai Chi classes with Xue Laoshi!

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Check out the NMSU Passport Fair!

If you are an NMSU student interested in travelling to China or anywhere else in the world, consider applying for your U.S. passport! Need a passport? Need photos for a passport or visa application? Well…you are seriously in luck! International & Border Programs here at NMSU has a Passport Acceptance Office located in Breland Hall,…
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Chinese Culture Night at Las Cruces Academy

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Tai Chi Class to Resume in August

Thank you to all the students who have attended Xue Laoshi’s free Tai Chi classes this semester.  Now that the semester is over, Tai Chi classes will be postponed until next semester.  We look forward to seeing you in the Fall! Remember to check back here with updates!

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