Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Holi event at UNC this week!

Holi is a South Asian spring festival celebrated by Hindus and Sikhs that celebrates the energy and life of the season. Carolina celebrates by letting students run around on the quad throwing colored powder and water at each other. If you would like to read anymore about it, you can read about this popular culture event here:http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/hinduism/holydays/holi_1.shtml


Tuesday, March 13, 2012

International Coffee Hours

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Join us for a monthly social hour for international and American students, scholars, faculty, staff, and families. Chat about resources, opportunities, and challenges on campus. Each month is hosted by a different office with excellent resources to offer.
International Coffee Hours are held at the Global Cup Cafe in the FedEx Global Education Center. (The Cafe closes at 5:00pm, but there will be refreshments provided including Global Cup coffee.)

Spring 2012 dates, Thursdays 5-6pm:
  • March 15   The Writing Center
  • April 12   Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
This event is made possible with the collaboration of multiple offices including:
The Center for Global Initiatives
The Graduate School and The Preparing International Teaching Assistants Program
The Office of International Student and Scholar Services
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
The Study Abroad Office
The Writing Center

For more information, contact cgi@unc.edu.