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ISSS Spring Intercultural Workshop Series

Monday, February 8, 2021

Faculty and staff are encouraged to register for the Intercultural Workshop Series, organized by International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS). This semester’s shortened series includes workshops on the challenges international students are facing due to COVID-19 along with one “Culture In-Depth” session on Chinese students.

 

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Join an ISSS Online Cross-Cultural Discussion Group

Friday, January 22, 2021

ISSS's Cross-Cultural Discussion Groups are an opportunity to meet other UMN students from a variety of colleges, majors, and nationalities in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. During each group's weekly discussion, you will share cross-cultural experiences and reflect on various topics including taboos and stereotypes; culture shock; maintaining and making relationships; educational systems around the world; adjusting to online classes; managing daily life amidst the ongoing pandemic; and much more. 

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40th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Concert

Thursday, December 31, 2020

University of Minnesota to Present Virtual 40th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Concert: A More Excellent Way – Honoring the Legacy of John Lewis

On Sunday, January 17 at 3 pm, the University of Minnesota will present the 40th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Concert. As this event enters its fourth decade, we honor the legacy of Representative John Lewis, towering figure of the civil rights movement and member of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s inner circle. 

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