Upcoming Events

U-M International Center Events Calendar (view by date)

The U-M International Center offers events and workshops throughout the year on topics of interest to international students and scholars, U-M department administrators, and American students seeking information on studying, working, or traveling abroad.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Description: Join us and a representative from Diversity Abroad to hear about the unique challenges students from underrepresented backgrounds face in their pursuit of studying abroad and what can be done about it.

This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Global and Intercultural Study and LSA Academic Advising.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Description: This series is designed to meet the needs of international scholars at U-M. Each session features a different topic and you can attend as many of the sessions as you want. The group will practice conversational English and discuss U.S. customs related to informal social interactions in a university setting.

Open to international scholars only.

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

Description: The International Student Lunch Conversation is a casual time and space for international students to make friends, eat food, and talk about how it is to be an international student in the U.S. and at the University of Michigan. The group will address a specific topic each time, such as adjusting to the U.S., getting to know American culture, and dealing with...

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

Description: This event, for Blavins Scholars only, will share information on study abroad opportunities and the Peace Corps.

Friday, February 3, 2017

ECIR (921 Church Street) is a 3-minute walk from the Ross Business School.

Description: 60 Minutes Around the Globe is an opportunity for international students to present a variety of topics they choose (e.g. food, music, sports, politics, religions, etc.) from their home countries. Through an informal...

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Description: Interested in serving in the Peace Corps? Need help with your application? Put your best foot forward! Come out to the Application Workshop and we’ll help you work through the ins and outs of the application.

**Dinner will be served.

 

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Description: International student volunteers will prepare and serve food at the Delonis Homeless Shelter. This is an opportunity to see a different aspect of American life than what you are exposed to at U-M.

These will take place on the 2nd Thursday of every month all term. There will be two shifts and four or five people are needed for each shift. Shift One is from 2...

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Description: The Diplomat in Residence, Andrew Mann, will present on opportunities for careers and internships through the U.S. Department of State. he will be available to answer any questions and concerns you have.

This event is intended for U.S. students only.

This event is co-sponsored by the International Center, the International Institute, and the Program...

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Description: If you love to read, join us for this scholar book discussion group. First read the featured book, then we'll meet to discuss the story. This is a great way to improve your vocabulary, practice your English reading and conversational skills, learn about American culture, and have FUN! Each book is fewer than 200 pages. See the handout to learn more about the books...

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