1. March 26, 2024

    Prestigious Chinese object program moving to UMMA

    The U-M Museum of Art has been selected as the new home institution for the renowned Chinese Object Study Workshops, which offer a vital platform for training graduate students.

  2. April 17, 2023

    Heritage Project — Angell, China and opium

    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.

  3. November 11, 2021

    Ann Chih Lin named Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies director

    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.

  4. April 28, 2021

    $5M gift expands UMMA’s Chinese art, creates endowment

    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.

  5. June 5, 2020

    U-M leaders issue letter of support for Chinese students, faculty

    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. 

  6. March 30, 2020

    U-M professors coordinate international donation efforts

    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.

  7. February 25, 2020

    Coronavirus update: U-M restricting travel to South Korea

    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.

  8. February 17, 2020

    Town hall highlights best practices for international engagement

    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.

  9. December 10, 2018

    U-M to end agreement with Confucius Institute next year

    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.

  10. December 7, 2018

    U-M’s first Schwarzman Scholar selected to study in China

    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.