China

Education
10:39 am
Sat January 12, 2013

At Miami University, Increasing Numbers of Chinese Students Adjust to Life Far From Home

Xi Chen at Uncle Yip's Restaurant
Credit Lark Grant

Spicy eggplant, braised pork, sesame pastry balls and the fried coconut pancake are four of the largest dishes at Uncle Yip’s Chinese restaurant in Sharonville, Cincinnati.

Despite this, all four dishes ended up on the plate of Miami University sophomore Xi Chen, a slim Chinese student and one of 566 Chinese students enrolled at Miami in the fall 2012 semester.

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Education
7:04 am
Mon September 3, 2012

University of Dayton Expands to China

The University of Dayton says its new center in China will allow students and staff to collaborate with businesses on research and developing new products and technologies.

The University of Dayton China Institute opened recently in a fast-growing corporate region about 75 miles from Shanghai. Former Ohio Gov. Bob Taft and University of Dayton president Daniel Curran attended the grand opening at the Suzhou Industrial Park.

Arts & Culture
10:45 am
Sun March 25, 2012

Changing Landscapes Brings Chinese Fiber Art to Dayton

Balminess by Bai Xin
courtesy of the Dayton Art Institute

When you enter the first gallery of the Changing Landscapes exhibit, you see classic tapestries depicting Chinese landscapes. But the exhibit quickly unfolds to display both traditional and modern uses of embroidery, printing and sculpture that tackle the idea of landscape literally and figuratively.

Changing Landscapes is the first exhibition of contemporary Chinese fiber art to travel to the United States. This weekend marks the opening of the exhibition tour's only Midwestern stop - at the Dayton Art Institute.

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SOCHE Talks
1:19 pm
Sun May 15, 2011

Teaching Chinese to American Students

The May, 2011 installment of SOCHE Talks features Haili Du, Instructor of Chinese Modern Languages at Wright State University.