Academic calendar information for all campuses is available online.
Sept. 5-Feb. 11, Exhibit: “Into the Woods: Nature in Your Library” Diversity Studies Room, 203 Pattee Library, Explore the Eastern Forest, its wildlife and botanical wealth. Libraries’ resources, services, unique collections and course materials will guide you on the trails of nature education and exploration. Discover local environmental programs. Be inspired by the instrumental work of women conservationists. Check out the related books, maps, movies and more, and get … Into the Woods.
Sept. 10-Jan. 19, 2019, Exhibit: “A Full Course: Encounters with Food” Eberly Family Special Collections Library, 102 Paterno Library, and Sidewater Commons, first floor Pattee Library. To survive and thrive, we must all consume food every day; eating is, therefore, one of the few universal human experiences. The exhibition will consider the more contested and continuing questions surrounding food: where does it come from, what and how do we cook and eat, and what role does food play in our collective imaginations? The books, manuscripts, posters, and ephemera on view will offer a feast for the eyes and food for thought!
Friday, Jan. 25, Pronouncing International Students’ Names. Learn a few key sounds found in Chinese, Korean and Arabic names in a workshop that presents practical strategies for interacting with multilingual students and scholars. Part of a lunchtime workshop series hosted by English for Professional Purposes Intercultural Center (EPPIC). Register online HERE or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to participate via Zoom. 12-1 p.m. at 322 Sackett Building, University Park campus.
Wednesday, February 13, Human Library. Open discussions and Q&As with “Human Books” who will tell their stories to raise awareness and foster diversity and inclusion. Bestseller Panel at 11 a.m. – noon, and “book” discussions at 1-5 p.m., various Paterno Library locations, University Park campus.
Monday, Feb. 18, Communicating with International Students & Colleagues: Tips for Understanding Each Other. Practice respectful techniques that improve your ability to understand and be understood.Part of a lunchtime workshop series hosted by English for Professional Purposes Intercultural Center (EPPIC). Register online HERE or email email@example.com if you would like to participate via Zoom. 12-1 p.m. at 322 Sackett Building, University Park campus.
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