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BGC: Introduction to Building Our Global Community

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 10:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual
This introduction session will introduce the Building Our Global Community (BGC) program and share an overview of the international student and scholar population at the University of Iowa. Participants will have opportunity to learn about the cultural adjustment experienced by international students and strategies to assist with the transition. Participants will take part in an interactive activity demonstrating the experience of students whose first language is not English. The session will...
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Life in Iowa: Work Visa Options After Graduation

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 4:30pm to 6:00pm
University Capitol Centre
Life in Iowa (a program designed to assist international students in adjusting to life and the academic system at the University of Iowa) invites international students to learn stress management skills and ways to reduce job search anxiety. 
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Life in Iowa: Managing Stress During Job Search

Thursday, September 29, 2022 5:30pm to 6:30pm
University Capitol Centre
Life in Iowa (a program designed to assist international students in adjusting to life and the academic system at the University of Iowa) invites international students to learn stress management skills and ways to reduce job search anxiety. 
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Life in Iowa Weekly Coffee Hour

Friday, September 30, 2022 2:30pm to 3:30pm
University Capitol Centre
Starting Aug. 26 (through Dec. 2), Life in Iowa (part of International Student and Scholar Services) and International Student Support and Engagement invite international students and scholars at the University of Iowa to join them for a weekly coffee hour every Friday from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at T.Spoons coffee shop (located in University Capitol Centre). Enjoy a (free!) afternoon coffee and engage in casual conversations with students, staff, and faculty from across campus on different topics, ranging from adjusting to life in a new country and friendships to rules of the workplace.
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EAC: Introduction to Engaging Across Cultures

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
Description: This introduction session will introduce the Engaging Across Cultures certificate program and share an overview of the international student population at the University of Iowa. Participants will have opportunity to learn about culture and the cultural adjustment experienced when living in a new culture. Participants will examine their own cultural lens and how it influences their interactions. Participants who attend this session will learn: Skills to recognize their own...
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Life in Iowa Weekly Coffee Hour

Friday, October 7, 2022 2:30pm to 3:30pm
University Capitol Centre
Starting Aug. 26 (through Dec. 2), Life in Iowa (part of International Student and Scholar Services) and International Student Support and Engagement invite international students and scholars at the University of Iowa to join them for a weekly coffee hour every Friday from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at T.Spoons coffee shop (located in University Capitol Centre). Enjoy a (free!) afternoon coffee and engage in casual conversations with students, staff, and faculty from across campus on different topics, ranging from adjusting to life in a new country and friendships to rules of the workplace.
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BGC: Developing Your Intercultural Insight

Monday, October 10, 2022 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
In this two-part session, participants will learn about developing their intercultural insights by exploring the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI). The IDI generates an individual profile of “worldview orientation to difference,” and is based on the research of Dr. Milton Bennett and Dr. Mitchell Hammer. Participants will be required to complete the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) before the session. Participants will sign-up and attend a follow-up 1 hour virtual meeting with a...
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Life in Iowa Weekly Coffee Hour

Friday, October 14, 2022 2:30pm to 3:30pm
University Capitol Centre
Starting Aug. 26 (through Dec. 2), Life in Iowa (part of International Student and Scholar Services) and International Student Support and Engagement invite international students and scholars at the University of Iowa to join them for a weekly coffee hour every Friday from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at T.Spoons coffee shop (located in University Capitol Centre). Enjoy a (free!) afternoon coffee and engage in casual conversations with students, staff, and faculty from across campus on different topics, ranging from adjusting to life in a new country and friendships to rules of the workplace.
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BGC: Developing Your Intercultural Insight

Monday, October 17, 2022 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
In this two-part session, participants will learn about developing their intercultural insights by exploring the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI). The IDI generates an individual profile of “worldview orientation to difference,” and is based on the research of Dr. Milton Bennett and Dr. Mitchell Hammer. Participants will be required to complete the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) before the session. Participants will sign-up and attend a follow-up 1 hour virtual meeting with a...
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EAC: Developing Your Intercultural Insight

Thursday, October 20, 2022 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
Description: In this two-part session, participants will learn about developing their intercultural insights by exploring the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI). The IDI generates an individual profile of “worldview orientation to difference,” and is based on the research of Dr. Milton Bennett and Dr. Mitchell Hammer. Participants will need to complete the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) before the session. Participants will have an opportunity to sign-up and attend a follow-up...
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