Program OverviewNi hao! By mid-August as the world is captivated by the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China, take a close look at the world's most populous country and its increasing role in global economics and politics. Spend the day at the University of Minnesota's new Confucius Institute and immerse yourself in all things China during this Camp.
The University of Minnesota’s China Center hosted more than 40 principals from Chinese schools and educational institutions for the first annual U.S. - China Principal’s Summit from Monday, April 28 - May 1.
The mission of the first Sino – U.S. Educator Forum: U.S. - China Principals Summit, was to gather educators from China and the United States to comprehensively discuss the theme of education collaboration between their countries. Government officials, scholars and business people from the state of Minnesota joined the educators to contribute their knowledge and expertise to the forum. Hot topics included how to integrate the arts into school and college preparation for high school seniors.