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American/Muslim Women Collaboration holds winter break taaruf
The American/Muslim Women’s Collaboration met for its winter break taaruf at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14. The group holds taarufs—which means “gathering” in Arabic—as a way for Muslim women to build community in Oxford.
International Education Week draws 300 Miami students with series of intercultural activities and events
From Nov. 14-22, Miami University celebrated International Education Week, which coincided with the acceptance of the Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization.
International students become adopted granddaughters for local couple
Sue and Ed Jones befriended three international students after their grandchildren moved away. Now they take them to dinner, give them presents, and think of them as their adopted grandchildren.
Conference helps international students explore career opportunities
Miami University held its first ever Career Discovery Conference for International Students on Saturday, Nov. 16. The conference included presentations from current undergraduate and graduate students speaking about their experiences with research, internships, jobs, and other similar opportunities.
A taste of turkey: ISSS holds Thanksgiving dinner for international students
It was a week before the holiday, but the Shriver Dolibois room was transformed into a Thanksgiving feast. Dozens of circular tables filled the room, which was occupied mainly by international students and community members. For some, this was their first time eating a Thanksgiving dinner.
Where in the World is Miami Wednesday: Meet an International Student from China
Pranshu and his broomball team after winning the championship game.Meet Shaoqing "Bella" Cui, an international student from Shenzhen, China. She's a junior majoring in Finance in the Farmer School of Business.
Global Initiatives holds first ever global dance party
Global Initiatives held its first ever Global Dance party on Friday, Nov. 15 with music from all around the world.
Miami holds first annual Study Abroad Is for Me Showcase
Miami University held its first ever Study Abroad Is for Me Showcase on Friday, Nov. 14. The showcase included student stories about studying abroad and being an international student at Miami, the announcement of awards for the International Education Week photo and writing contests, and raffles for attendees.
National award spotlights Miami's focus on international education
To engage with the Centro Explorativo, a volunteer-run school in Guatemala, Miami University engineering students participated in a grand chess tournament with the young students. Graduate student Michael Larson is fourth down the row in the white ball cap.Next week, Miami President Greg Crawford will travel to the nation’s capital to accept the 2019 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization.