The Confucius Institute at the University of Minnesota is offering an Early Bird Registration Refund on its 2010 STARTALK training program Cultural Integration in Proficiency-Oriented Mandarin Instruction (CIPOMI) for those who register by Friday, May 7.  The two-week program is from June 21-July 2 at the U of MN Twin Cities campus for US$130. Visit the Confucius Institute at the University of Minnesota web site for more information:

By Stephanie He
I came to the United States from China nearly one year ago. In this year, the United States has given me too many surprises. Because of enthusiastic Americans, I can enjoy real American life.



President Obama

WASHINGTON, D.C. – [On Mar. 1] President Barack Obama highlighted steps his Administration will take to combat the dropout crisis and invest in strategies to ensure students graduate prepared for college and careers. 


ST. JOSEPH/COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. - A new Asian Studies major at the College of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph, and Saint John's University, Collegeville, will help graduates pursue careers in Asia and make them more competitive in a job market which increasingly demands the ability to develop strong working relationships with Asian colleagues. 

The theme of the 2010 MCA Chinese Language and Culture Camp will be Modern China: Its people, society, geography, pop culture, movie stars, singers, top athletes and more.


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