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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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Xiamen University Student Performing Arts Troupe performed “A Glimpse of China” at Corbett Center, NMSU on October 1st

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Speech by Liu Guiyun, President of Shijiazhuang Science and Technological Vocational College and Chairman of the Board for the Confucius Institute at NMSU

Different cultures in the world have a common feature, that is,the weaker one absorbs nutrition from the stronger one and stronger one penetrates to the weaker one. In the period before 6th century Europe was in an unrest and confused state, every local ruler was eager to take in advanced things from other realms or…
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Confucius Institute at NMSU Celebrated the Year of the Sheep 2015

Teachers, students, and community members enjoy a memorable evening of Chinese song, dance, taiji, games, and fun. 恭喜发财!

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Cathedral High School Confucius Classroom celebrates Chinese New Year

Cathedral High School Confucius Classroom Rings in the Chinese New Year with a Lion Dance at the University of Texas, El Paso

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Cathedral High School Students being inducted into their chapter of the National Chinese Honors Society

Cathedral High School Students being inducted into their chapter of the National Chinese Honors Society under the guidance of their Mandarin teachers Wang Xuemei and Yuan Siyang

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Students @ Cottonwood Preparatory Academy, Albuquerque learn Chinese Paper cutting

Students at Cottonwood Preparatory Academy in Albuquerque, where they are enrolled as Dual Credit Students in NMSU’s Chinese Language Program, practice the Chinese art of papercutting

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NMSU Confucius Institute helps college, K-12 students across region study Chinese

Date: 09/22/2014 Writer: Tiffany Acosta, 575-646-3929, tfrank@nmsu.edu In global references, New Mexico State University and Las Cruces occupy a small section of the United States, but an NMSU professor believes students can have a connection across the Pacific Ocean. “We can’t just think of ourselves as a little corner of the Southwest, we are a…
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