Janurary 23, 2013
Secretary Gale was a guest and speaker at a luncheon on January 23, 2013 at the Center for Great Plains Studies hosted by the UNL Confucius Institute (UNLCI). The UNL Confucius Institute is a partnership between UNL and Xi’an JiaoTong University of Xi’an China for the promotion of cultural and educational ties between Nebraska & China.
The purpose of this luncheon was to host three Chinese guests who were inspecting UNLCI and its outreach programs to meet the Institute’s goals. Secretary Gale addressed the crowd and shared gifts with the guests featuring the Great Seal of Nebraska. Lincoln Mayor Chris Beutler also spoke at the luncheon.