Description: Each culture has norms established that are usually unwritten and may be unclear to people who are new to that culture. Part of adjusting to a new country is learning about what to do and what not to do in social situations. This interactive workshop will highlight 10 common U.S. cultural norms and expected behaviors that could save you from discomfort or embarrassment later.
cultural & social
Description: Ann Arbor Restaurant Week comes to town twice a year (January and June). It is a local celebration of dining in the community. Restaurant Week is your opportunity to try as many great Ann Arbor restaurants as your schedule allows for one incredibly fixed low price.
Description: The Ann Arbor area and Southeast Michigan are home to a great diversity of religious communities from many traditions. Exploring Spiritual Communities is a great opportunity for international students and scholars to learn about several different religious communities and to visit their places of worship.
Registration and Questions: If you are interested in attending or have questions, please contact Jessica Greenfield at email@example.com.
Latest News: This trip is sold out and we do not keep a wait list. If you are unable to purchase a ticket and still wish to come, on the day of the trip, bring the exact amount of cash for the trip and meet us at one of the meeting locations. We cannot guarantee you will be able to get on the bus.
Description: International Student Lunch Conversation (ISLC) is a casual time and space for international students to connect with each other and talk about life as an international student in the U.S. and at U-M.
February’s ISLC will take place at the Hatcher Graduate Library’s Gallery Event Space from 12:00 - 1:00 PM. Lunch will be provided!
Description: The U.S. elects a president and vice president every four years. 2016 is an election year and Americans will elect a new president on November 8. During the workshop, you will learn how U.S.
Description: American football is a very popular sport in the U.S. U-M has one of the oldest football programs in the country and is home to Michigan Stadium (nicknamed “The Big House”). Many college students like to spend Saturdays watching college football, and attending on-campus sporting events is one way to show school spirit.
Description: Social Hour for International Families is intended for international families to connect with and lend support to one another. It provides a sense of community among international families affiliated with U-M.
No registration is necessary. Spouses, partners and children of international students, scholars, faculty and staff are welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be provided.
Description: Understanding how to "network" (meet and connect with people) is useful if you want to build professional relationships. At this event, we will walk you through the art of networking and demonstrate the skills you need to do it well. Then, you will practice in a comfortable reception environment with Michigan alumni who want to help you succeed in using your networking skills.