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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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Contemporary Chinese Rock Suggested by NMSU-CI Speakers Series

Check it out!  On April 11, 2017, Matt Clark gave an entertaining and comprehensive talk on Chinese rock’n’roll all the way up until today’s third wave of Chinese rock.  Those who would like to learn more, or those who simply enjoy good tunes, should check out Matt Clark’s recommendations below.     First on the…
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New Short Video on NMSU and Cultural Diversity!

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Confucius Institute and KRUX’s Imported Beats

Our program coordinator, Tom Burnham, was on KRUX’s Imported Beats on April 1st, 2017! No Joke!  You can check out a recording of this live radio broadcast here.

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Mesita Celebrates the Chinese New Year!

 

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NMSU professor’s China school exchange in “Global Connections” lecture

Date: 01/26/2017 Writer: Taylor Vancel, 575-646-7953, tvancel@nmsu.edu It’s a centuries-old game that originated in China but is played around the world. Last summer, a New Mexico State University sociology professor watched as the game known as “rock, paper, scissors” helped her 7-year-old son to navigate culture and language barriers when he visited a school in…
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KTAL’s Peter Goodman interviews Bill Porter AKA Red Pine

Some of you may remember when Red Pine joined us for our Confucius Institute Speakers Series last semester (Fall 2016).  It was a fascinating talk with great attendance.  For those of you that missed it, or for those of you who would like to learn more about the role of hermits in Chinese history and…
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Chinese New Year observed in Las Cruces

Steve Ramirez , Las Cruces Sun-News.  Published 8:09 p.m. MT Jan. 28, 2017 | Updated 9:30 p.m. MT Jan. 28, 2017 LAS CRUCES — As some younger Las Cruces children made fans, played games and spray painted a rooster Saturday, the Dragon Dance moved up and down a portion of downtown Las Cruces. The dance…
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NMSU Confucius Institute Attends the 11th Global Confucius Institute Conference

Prof. Qiang Ren and Elvira Masson attended the 11th Global Confucius Institute Conference in Kunming, China where we met with thousands of representatives from educational institutes in over 100 countries to talk about the successes and challenges of bringing Chinese language and cultural programs to our various constituencies.

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