April 17, 2023
During a grand dinner in 1910 celebrating James Burrill Angell’s nearly 40-year tenure as U-M’s president, Angell touted among his accomplishments the treaty he negotiated with China regarding opium.
November 11, 2021
Ann Chih Lin has been appointed director of the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, one of the nation’s most prominent centers devoted to a deeper understanding of China, past and present.
April 28, 2021
U-M alumnus and longtime U-M Museum of Art supporter William Weese has given a gift of art and endowment with a combined value of about $5 million that will expand the museum’s Chinese ceramics collection.
June 5, 2020
Responding to proposed federal legislation and a presidential proclamation, U-M leaders say the university will strongly oppose any arbitrary restrictions targeting Chinese students and faculty members.
March 30, 2020
When Michigan Medicine called for donations of personal protective equipment, U-M professors of Chinese heritage were among the first to respond, leveraging donations of more than 36,000 items.
February 25, 2020
The university has issued a restriction on U-M travel to South Korea as the outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus continues. University-related travel to China was restricted previously.
February 17, 2020
U-M is taking steps to strengthen transparency and streamline the reporting processes around international engagement, including efforts to centralize disclosure procedures and develop a compliance auditing system.
December 10, 2018
The university has decided not to renew the agreement to host a Confucius Institute at the University of Michigan for a third term when the current partnership expires in 2019.
December 7, 2018
U-M senior Eduardo Batista has been selected as a 2019 Schwarzman Scholar and will undertake a one-year master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing next year.
May 24, 2018
U-M and Shanghai Jiao Tong University have dedicated a new building and signed another 10-year agreement to continue support of their joint institute in China.