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Globetrotting Across Campus at the Small World Coffee Hour

Thursday, September 10, 2015

In the span of a couple of hours, University of Minnesota students can sightsee around a foreign country—experience its food, art, politics, and culture—without ever leaving campus.

Founded more than 20 years ago, the Small World Coffee Hour (SWCH) hosts bimonthly events and commonly draws a couple hundred students. Its goal, says SWCH coordinator Yaeeun Shin, is to spark meaningful discussions, and hopefully new friendships, between international and U.S. students.

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