cultural & social

Social Hour for International Families

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
International Families

Description:  Social Hour for International Families is intended for international families to connect with and lend support to one another. It provides a sense of community among international families affiliated with U-M.

No registration is necessary. Spouses, partners and children of international students, scholars, faculty and staff are welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be provided.

Hail and Hello Networking Workshop and Reception for International Students

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Description: Understanding how to "network" (meet and connect with people) is useful if you want to build professional relationships.  At this event, we will walk you through the art of networking and demonstrate the skills you need to do it well. Then, you will practice in a comfortable reception environment with Michigan alumni who want to help you succeed in using your networking skills. 

American Literature Book Discussion for Scholars

Thursday, October 13, 2016
American Literature Book Discussion

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.


Film Screening: Crossing Borders

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Cross Borders

Description: Crossing Borders is a​ d​ocumentary that follows four Moroccan and four American university students as they travel together through Morocco. With group travels and frank discussions, the students confront the complex implications of the supposed clash of civilizations between Islam and the West. Humor, honesty and a willingness to be challenged all bring individuals closer to each other and the relationships that develop disarm hidden stereotypes.


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