In anticipation of the winter weather arriving tomorrow, Rivier University will be closed on Wednesday, November 26th. All offices will be closed and classes are cancelled. Check the Rivier website for complete information. Please travel safely for holiday break.

Health care in China

January 30, 2014

Rivier University offers global experience on health care in China

Rivier University’s Office of Global Engagement and Division of Nursing are offering a transformative educational experience and tour of China from May 21 – May 31, 2014 for Rivier alumni and health professionals. Registration is open now. 

Participants will visit the Peking University Medical Center and tour the School of Nursing, the Shanghai Institute of Preventative Medicine and National Museum of Chinese Traditional Medicine, as well as a traditional Chinese Hospital.  

The trip will mix cultural sites of Beijing and Shanghai, the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, the Great Wall, and the Bund, with a focus on traditional and modern medical care in China, including traditional herbs, the role of Tai Chi, and cutting-edge health care training. The complete itinerary is available at global_china.aspx. 

Space is limited for this exclusive opportunity. For more information or to register, please contact the Office of Global Engagement at or (603) 897-8782. 


Founded in 1933 by the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary, Rivier University is a Catholic institution recognized for distinctive academic programs, offering many of the region’s leading programs at the undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels. With Nashua as our home and the world as our classroom, the Rivier experience ensures that students develop leadership skills as well as an awareness and appreciation of diverse cultures in New England and around the world.  

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