Visiting Chinese education leaders recently mingled with U-M faculty and members of the Southeast Michigan Chinese community at an informal barbecue. Guests at the barbecue included Joseph Lam, director of the Confucius Institute at U-M and professor of musicology, School of Music, Theatre & Dance, and Liming Fan, professor of economics and vice president of Shandong University. Photo by Paul Jaronski, Michigan Photography.
From left, Gong Ke, president of China's Nankai University; Lisa Gray president of the Chinese Association of Greater Detroit; and Dr. Spring Kong, associate professor of radiation oncology at the Medical School, also were among those attending the event hosted by the Confucius Institute, the Office of the Senior Vice Provost and the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching. Photo by Austin Thomason, Michigan Photography.
Members of the campus community (above) listen to a talk about Chinese higher education reform, during a presentation of the Michigan-China University Leadership Forum in the Anderson Room at the Michigan Union. The two-week forum, which took place last month, was part of a collaboration between the university and Chinese education leaders that was intended to share best practices and foster current and future partnerships. Photo by Austin Thomason, Michigan Photography.
Gong Ke, head of the Chinese delegation and president of Nankai University, presented the lecture China’s Higher Education: A New Phase of Reform and Development. Photo by Austin Thomason, Michigan Photography.