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February 28, 2019 - A letter from the CIUS Center in response to the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigation's hearing and report regarding Confucius Institutes in the United States. 

September 15, 2018 - The 2018 Confucius Institute National Honors Gala honors 10 outstanding students from across the United States for their achievements in Chinese language and cultural education. 

Now Open! Confucius Institute students are invited to share their stories of cultural exchange in the 2019 'My Confucius Institute Story' Essay Contest. Winners will receive the People-to-People Award at the 2019 National Honors Gala. 

Building Bridges, Changing Lives  

The Confucius Institute U.S. Center (CIUS Center) is a not-for-profit educational institution in Washington, DC, with the mission of strengthening educational and cultural exchanges and fostering people to people interactions between China and the United States. The CIUS Center also supports the Confucius Institutes across America for joint efforts. In order to advance global education and cross-cultural understanding, the CIUS Center seeks to engage and serve a wide audience of organizations and sectors through four primary domains – education and professional development, arts and culture, academics and research, and public relations and outreach.

Recent Events

Women in Leadership: Exploring Careers in Global Education
On Tuesday, March 26, 2019, the CIUS Center hosted a ‘Women in Leadership’ panel discussion as the third and final installment of its Women’s History Month programming.

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