Confucius Institute Events


Confucius Institute Celebration

September/October 2017


Mid-autumn festival and confucius institute day

Date: Monday, October 2 Mid-Autumn Festival

The Augusta University Confucius Institute invites you to join us for a celebration of the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival and Confucius Institute Day.

Events will include a Kung Fu demonstration presented by international martial arts expert, Ms. Meng Kang, from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, tasting of traditional moon cakes, musical entertainment, a lantern competition awards ceremony and free gifts for attendees.  If you are an AU student and wish to be included in the Best AU Lantern Competition, please contact ylou@augusta.edu.

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Other Events

NEUROLOGY GRAND ROUNDS: understanding stroke from the perspective of traditional Chinese medicine different paths to the same target

Dr. Yunyun ZhangDate: Thursday, September 28
Time: 8 - 9 a.m.
Location: BC 1040, Lee Auditoria Center
Presenter: Dr. Yunyun Zhang

Dr. Yunyun Zhang is Chief Physician in the Department of Neurology at Yueyang Hospital, which is affiliated with Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

She has a doctorate in neurology from Fudan University in Shanghai, a master’s degree in integrated Chinese and Western medicine from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and a bachelor of medicine from Shanghai Medical University.

The Practice of TCM in Neurology and Oncology

Dr. Aiguang Zhao and Dr. Yunyun ZhangDate: Friday, September 29
Time: 12 - 1 p.m.
Location: GB 1120, Harrison Education Commons

Two visiting faculty members from the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Dr. Yunyun Zhang and Dr. Aiguang Zhao, will present on the practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine in neurology and oncology respectively. This event is free and open to the campus and public, but of primary interest to medical, dental, and nursing students. Lunch will be provided for the first 50 attendees. 

Qigong CLASS: Meng Kang

Meng KangDate: Saturday, September 30
Time: 1 - 3 p.m.
Location: Kroc Center

Meng Kang is an international martial arts expert and professor of martial arts at Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She will be teaching qigong to students in an Augusta University class. Not open to the public.  

 

 

tAI cHI cLASS: mENG kANG

Date: Sunday, October 1
Time: 8 - 9 a.m.
Location: Reed Creek Nature Park and Interpretive Center

Meng Kang will be teaching tai chi to members of Augusta's Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA) and other community members. Open to the public. 

Tai Chi Applications in Allied Health

Dr. Alex ChiuDate: Monday, October 2
Time: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: EC 1210, Health Sciences Building

Dr. Alex Chiu, Senior Program Manager for the Office of Research and Development at the Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office in Washington, D.C., will present on the applications of tai chi in allied health. Dr. Chiu is a former Augusta University faculty member. Lunch will be provided for the first 50 attendees. 

 

oncology grand rounds: Use of the Chinese Herbal Compound胃肠安 as First-line Treatment of Gastric Cancer

Dr. Aiguang ZhaoDate: Tuesday, October 3
Time: 8 - 9 a.m.
Location: BI 4080, Surgery Conference Room
Presenter: Dr. Aiguang Zhao

Dr. Aiguang Zhao is Chief Physician and Professor in the Department of Oncology at Longhua Hospital, which is affiliated with Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

She has a doctor of medicine as well as a doctorate in oncology from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Her research focuses on traditional Chinese herbal medicine as a treatment for gastric cancer patients. She has more than 30 publications – mainly on gastric cancer.