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All OSU events with an international component are welcome. Events on this calendar also appear on the International Programs home page.
Updated: 6 hours 47 min ago

GE Spring Session 2 Orientation

6 hours 47 min ago
Monday, May 5, 2014 - Tuesday, May 6, 2014 (all day event)

Coffee Hour

6 hours 47 min ago
Monday, May 5, 2014 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Mingle with other OSU students while enjoying some cultural food and making new connections.

International Spring Festival

6 hours 47 min ago
Sunday, May 4, 2014 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
This event is composed of all the different ISOSU Affiliate organizations (culturally based) who will showcase their cultural food, garments, and other cultural objects at their booth. Live music as well as a full meal will be provided. 

GE Session 1 Ends

6 hours 47 min ago
Friday, May 2, 2014 (all day event)

Cultural Exposition

6 hours 47 min ago
Thursday, April 24, 2014 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Discover different aspects of different cultures or share yours! You can come sing, dance, say a cultural story, read a poem, play an instrument or show us a cultural garment, or a presentation about some aspect of your culture. If you'd like to preregister please email: ISOSU@oregonstate.edu You could also just sit and enjoy the cultural exposition put on by students like you!

Coffee Hour

6 hours 47 min ago
Monday, April 21, 2014 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Mingle with other OSU students while enjoying some cultural food and making new connections.

Digital Storytelling

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:05pm
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Want to share your experiences abroad through art and media? Digital storytelling is becoming the folk art of the 21st century. Join us for this workshop series to create your digital story!

Returnees from study abroad and/or international internships will create their own 2-4 minute digital story (~250 word script) about one specific and memorable experience during their time abroad. This workshop meets four times in order to guide students from the starting steps to the finished product of their digital stories.

New to digital storytelling? Click here for an example. 

We're looking forward to hearing your story!

Please RSVP by emailing charlene.marek@oregonstate.edu.

Workshop is limited to 20 students, contact us now! 

Cultural Heritage

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:05pm
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cultural Heritage is an event in which a panel of students and faculty will answer questions on various topics using their cultural background to talk about various topics such as Education, Marriage, Traditions and others. Listen in and ask questions - Join the discussion.

US Student Fulbright Program

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:07pm
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and  recent graduates to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide. The program currently awards approximately 1,800 grants annually in all fields of study, and operates in more than 155 countries worldwide.


During their grants, Fulbright scholars will meet, work, live with and learn from the people of the host country, sharing daily experiences. The program facilitates cultural exchange through direct interaction on an individual basis in the classroom, field, home, and in routine tasks, allowing the grantee to gain an appreciation of others’ viewpoints and beliefs, the way they do things, and the way they think. Through engagement in the community, the individual will interact with their hosts on a one-to-one basis in an atmosphere of openness, academic integrity, and intellectual freedom, thereby promoting mutual understanding.

For more information about Fulbright, please visit:

http://us.fulbrightonline.org/

 

The 2015-16 Fulbright competition opens on May 1, 2014.  Please join LeAnn Adam, OSU Fulbright Program Advisor for an information session.

French Conversation Group

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:07pm
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

What is Café-Rencontres Francophones?

An initiative of the OSU French Department, Café-Rencontres is a casual French conversation group open to members of the OSU and greater-Corvallis communities. We welcome all levels of French from beginner to native, and we enjoying speaking French in a laid-back atmosphere. It's not a class, but we help each other as we go along.

We meet upstairs at Nearly Normals - come by anytime between 4:30 and 6pm on Tuesdays.

Move It Monday with Beaver Strides

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 4:07pm
Monday, April 14, 2014 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Join other students, faculty and staff for group walks around campus and the surrounding neighborhoods during the lunch hour. We meet at 12:00 p.m. each Monday at Student Health Services (Plageman Building) near the east entrance and walk for approximately 45 minutes. We walk rain or shine, so bring an umbrella or jacket if it's raining!

For more information about Beaver Strides, go to http://studenthealth.oregonstate.edu/beaverstrides

The Danger of a Single Perspective

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 4:14pm
Thursday, April 10, 2014 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Developing your global lens by participating in an open discussion about relevant topics in which culture plays a role.

French Conversation Group

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 4:12pm
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

What is Café-Rencontres Francophones?

An initiative of the OSU French Department, Café-Rencontres is a casual French conversation group open to members of the OSU and greater-Corvallis communities. We welcome all levels of French from beginner to native, and we enjoying speaking French in a laid-back atmosphere. It's not a class, but we help each other as we go along.

We meet upstairs at Nearly Normals - come by anytime between 4:30 and 6pm on Tuesdays.

Film Screening GOLD - U CAN DO MORE THAN U THINK

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 4:18pm
Monday, April 7, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

http://www.gold-derfilm.de/en/index.html

 

 A screening of the UN-supported documentary, sponsored by the School of Language, Culture, and Society with the support of Oregon State University Athletics.

Coffee Hour

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 4:18pm
Monday, April 7, 2014 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Mingle with other OSU students while enjoying some cultural food and making new connections.

Move It Monday with Beaver Strides

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 4:18pm
Monday, April 7, 2014 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Join other students, faculty and staff for group walks around campus and the surrounding neighborhoods during the lunch hour. We meet at 12:00 p.m. each Monday at Student Health Services (Plageman Building) near the east entrance and walk for approximately 45 minutes. We walk rain or shine, so bring an umbrella or jacket if it's raining!

For more information about Beaver Strides, go to http://studenthealth.oregonstate.edu/beaverstrides

Film Screening GOLD - U CAN DO MORE THAN U THINK

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 4:12pm
Sunday, April 6, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

http://www.gold-derfilm.de/en/index.html

This screening accessible to the visually impaired.

 A screening of the UN-supported documentary, sponsored by the School of Language, Culture, and Society with the support of Oregon State University Athletics.

Welcoming Diversity: Valuing the Differences Among Us

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 4:13pm
Friday, April 4, 2014 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

This day-long workshop uses the award winning National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) community building model. OSU's team of NCBI trained facilitators lead participants through a series of interactive exercises and conversations to assist them in identifying and understanding the impact of oppression and oppressive behaviors on themselves and others. Participants will be introduced to skills that can empower them to become more effective leaders and allies for others.   

Workshop goals include: identifying misinformation we have learned about others; identifying and express pride in groups we belong to; learning how other groups experience mistreatment; learning the personal impact of incidents of discrimination; and learning how to interrupt prejudicial remarks. 

Pre-registration required - 8:30am-4:30pm, Memorial Union Joyce Powell Journey Room.   

Accomodation requests related to ability:  contact jodi.nelson@oregonstate.edu or 541.737.0715 no less than one week prior to the event.

Sponsored by the OSU Campus Coalition Builders 

US State Department Diplomat Visit

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:14pm
Thursday, April 3, 2014 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

The State Department stations some of its staff (called Diplomats In Residence (DIR)), at various universities around the country with the purpose of recruiting students for both internships and full-time employment. Meet Steven Browning to learn more about internships, fellowships and job opportunities with the State Department.

Steven A. Browning is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service holding the rank of Career Minister.  Ambassador Browning assumed his duties as Diplomat in Residence in August, 2012. Ambassador Browning of Texas most recently served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Department of State’s Bureau of Human Resources where he had responsibility for hiring, developing, assigning and supporting the Department’s 68,000 employees.  Prior to that he served as the Ambassador to the Republic of Uganda, Minister Counselor for Management in the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq; and the Ambassador to the Republic of Malawi.

For more information visit the links below:
Foreign Service Specialist: http://careers.state.gov/specialist
Foreign Service Officer: http://careers.state.gov/officer

French Conversation Group

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 4:13pm
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

What is Café-Rencontres Francophones?

An initiative of the OSU French Department, Café-Rencontres is a casual French conversation group open to members of the OSU and greater-Corvallis communities. We welcome all levels of French from beginner to native, and we enjoying speaking French in a laid-back atmosphere. It's not a class, but we help each other as we go along.

We meet upstairs at Nearly Normals - come by anytime between 4:30 and 6pm on Tuesdays.