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Upcoming Events


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International Education Week

October 28-November 4

An opportunity to celebrate over the course of a week, the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. Participate in various programming including global game nights, language workshops, festivals, and more.


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World Exchange

11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m., Rike Center 108

Wednesday, November 1
Wednesday, November 8
Wednesday, November 15

World Exchange brings together Intensive English Program and U.S. students to take part in open and structured dialogue opportunities.

Sponsored by the Intensive English Program in the Center for International Programs


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Breaking Bread: Leaders Training

7:30-9:00 p.m., 461 Kiefaber St.

Wednesday, November 1
Wednesday, November 8
Wednesday, November 15

Are you interested in developing leadership experience in a cross-cultural environment? Apply now to become a Breaking Bread Leader! Leaders work in multicultural teams of 4 students to plan and lead one 3-dinner series in Spring 2018. Applications due by October 20, 2017, and mandatory trainings held in November. To apply to be a Breaking Bread Leader, complete the form here.


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International Festival

Saturday, November 4, 5:30-8:00 p.m., RecPlex

Food, performance, culture, and community celebrate together at this unforgettable evening. Sample the world’s cuisines, take a walk through the international bazaar, watch incredible cultural performances, and see the beautiful clothes and flags of different countries at this enjoyable event. The International Festival is open to the community.

Sign up to present at this year's International Festival!


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Friends of Middle East Reception

Tuesday, November 14, 3:30-5:00 p.m., KU Torch Lounge

Students, staff and faculty with an interest in or connection to a certain region of the world are brought together while enjoying food, art, and activities. This informal reception begins to introduce aspects of the rich cultures found in the Middle East.

Sponsored by the Center for International Programs and the Office of Multicultural Affairs


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Global Game Night: Middle East

Wednesday, November 15, 4:00-5:30 p.m., Rike Center 108

Global Game Night is an intercultural activity that brings Intensive English Program and U.S. students together in a low-stress, fun environment in which students enjoy snacks and play popular games from different regions of the world.

Sponsored by the Intensive English Program in the Center for International Programs


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Poster Presentations

Wednesday, November 29, 9:00-10:00 a.m., KU West Ballroom

Learn more about the international students enrolled in the Intensive English Program by attending these Poster Presentations hosted throughout the academic year. With the goal to support English language development, student presenters engage attendees in this informal setting by sharing short presentations about research conducted in their coursework.

Sponsored by the Intensive English Program in the Center for International Programs.