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International Education Week

The first week of March is International Education Week! There are several events planned on campus, including Celebrating Indigenous Nations on Mon., Mar. 2nd, from 4-6pm in the UC Hamilton Room, the International Education Week’s Opening Reception sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Global Cafe – Scotland, Spain, and Jamaica

Would you like to know more about Scotland, Spain, and Jamaica? You’re in luck! There’s a Global Café on Wed., Feb. 18, from 5-6 p.m. in the Old Main Ballroom (UC 275A). Presentations at Global Cafes are given by international, … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Find that World Heritage Site!

OK, we could all use a little Friday fun, and this will still exercise our brains a little too. The History Channel has a games page, and one in the “Trivia Quizzes” category is “Mankind: World Heritage Destinations.” Select either … Continue reading

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Interested in the Peace Corps?

You can learn more about opportunities to serve as a Peace Corps Volunteer at an information session on Wed., Feb. 5, at 5pm in UC262. The event is sponsored by the Center for Global Education and led by Brett Heimann, … Continue reading

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Little Green Data Book

The World Bank‘s annual Little Green Data Book is an interesting source of data related to the world environment. The 2014 edition will appear in June, but of course the 2013 edition is available now to learn, for example, what … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: How’s life?

Wonder how life in the the U.S. compares to other countries? Consult the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s OECD Better Life Index, which provides data and comparisons on 11 areas related to quality of life: housing, income, jobs, health, … Continue reading

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International Education Week / Global Café

It’s International Education Week! There are events planned all week, including the next Global Café at Andersen Library on Thurs., Feb. 28, from 5-6 p.m. (2nd floor big-screen TV area straight ahead from the entrance and Circulation Desk). Andersen Library … Continue reading

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Global Café Nov. 7

The Fall 2012 Global Café series continues on Wed., Nov. 7th, from 5-6pm with a focus on China, Ecuador, Japan, Scotland, and Peru (location: Andersen Library’s big-screen TV area, near the Food for Thought café). In this series, co-sponsored by … Continue reading

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Global Café Oct. 17: Japan & London

The Fall 2012 Global Café series continues on Wed., Oct. 17th, from 5-6pm with a focus on Japan and London (location: Andersen Library’s big-screen TV area, near the Food for Thought café). In this series, co-sponsored by the Center for … Continue reading

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Global Café Sept. 19 @5pm

The Fall 2012 Global Café series kicks off on Wed., Sept. 19th, from 5-6pm with a focus on Vietnam, Mexico and Spain (location: Andersen Library’s big-screen TV area, near the Food for Thought café). In this series, co-sponsored by the Center … Continue reading

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