• Asian Initiatives offers low-cost Chinese language and culture classes that are open to WMU faculty, staff, students and the community.

    Community Classes
  • Participants practice calligraphy at China Festival

    Enjoy the Chinese cultural experience at the annual China Festival.

    Cultural Events
  • Kalamazoo Central High School students display their Chinese painting with the teacher

    Asian Initiatives partners with the local schools in Kalamazoo to offer language & culture classes.

    K-12 Services
  • Woman in Kimono hands a young child a piece of paper with Japanese writing.

    Asian Initiatives offers language and culture services to K-12 communities in Southwest Michigan. 

    K-12 Outreach
  • International Symposium 2019

    Asian Initiatives hosts guest lecture series and academic conferences.

    Academic Events