Chinese Consul General Zhang Hongxi to Unveil Portrait of Yung Wing at Yale

The unveiling of a portrait painted by Judith Reeve of Yung Wing, the first person from China to graduate from an American university (Yale) in 1854, will take place Friday. Media coverage is limited to the unveiling ceremony only. No interviews with the speakers will be possible following the ceremony.

Date:
Friday, May 5, 2000

Time:
1:00 p.m.

Place:
Yale President Richard C. Levin’s residence
43 Hillhouse Avenue

Guests:
Richard C. Levin, President of Yale University
Consul General Zhang Hongxi
Frank Yung (Yung Wing’s grandson)
David A. Jones Jr., Chairman of the Yale-China Association
Professor Jonathan Spence
Ruth Harkin, Vice President of United Technologies

Note: Please call 432-1333 before 11 a.m. to confirm your attendance at this event.

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