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Media Advisory: UAlbany Launches its China Semester with Visit from Chinese Ambassador

Contact(s):  Catherine Herman (518) 956-8150

ALBANY, N.Y. (September 4, 2007)

Hon. Ambassador Liu Biwei, Consulate-General of China in New York City, helps the University at Albany celebrate the launch of its China Semester, Gateways to China


  • Hon. Ambassador Liu Biwei, Consulate-General of China in New York City
  • Officer in Charge Susan Herbst, Provost, University at Albany
  • Edelgard Wulfert, Acting Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, University at Albany
  • Ray Bromley, Vice Provost, International Education, University at Albany
  • Christopher Smith, Professor, Geography and Planning, University at Albany

Wednesday, September 5, 2007, 3-4:30 p.m.

Atrium, University Hall, University at Albany uptown campus, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany

The University at Albany's fall China Semester will present a wide variety of opportunities for students, faculty, and staff, and members of the wider community, to learn and experience all things Chinese -- geography, food, film, history, art, politics, theater, music, literature, dance and sports.

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