Upcoming Events


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English Conversation Groups

Ongoing, Rike Center 108 (World Exchange Lounge)

Mondays and Wednesdays: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Conversation Groups bring Intensive English Program (IEP) students together with American students for informal conversations. You'll meet and talk with this diverse student group regularly to help international students improve conversational English and knowledge of American culture, and to help American students expand their global perspectives.


REFLECTIONS: Citizens of the World Opening Reception

March 1 - April 7, ArtStreet White Box Gallery

Join us in kicking off the 11th annual Citizens of the World Photography exhibit on Tuesday, March 1 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.! Refreshments and international cuisine will be provided for all guests in attendance.

Sponsored by the Center for International Programs and ArtStreet


IEP Spring A Term Ends

Wednesday, March 2



International Women's Day

Tuesday, March 8



Breaking Bread

Tuesday, March 8, 6:30 to 8 p.m., McGinnis

Breaking Bread is an intercultural program that attempts to bring international and U.S.  students together through the sharing of food.  Through this program students participate in the creation and sharing of food over the course of three-culminating cooking events:

Dinner #1 (March 8): American students demonstrate how to prepare traditional U.S. foods. Students share a meal.
Dinner #2 (March 15): International students demonstrate how to prepare traditional foods from their home countries. Students share a meal.
Dinner #3 (March 22): Participants will share in a meal in a student neighborhood house.

Sponsored by the Center for International Programs, Office for Mission and Rector and the Office of Community Wellness Services



International Festival

Saturday, March 19, 5:30 to 8 p.m., RecPlex

The International Festival aims to celebrate the customs and traditions of UD’s international student population. The festival includes food from around the world, dancing, music, a costume show, and student-led informational tables. This event is also intended to engage the UD community in an exploration of other cultures.

Sponsored by the Center for International Programs, the RecPlex and the University of Dayton International Clubs