Events


DEC
25
Date:
Monday, 25 Dec 2017
Time:
All day
Location:
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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MSU and OISS will be closed for the Christmas holiday on Monday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Dec. 26.

DEC
26
Date:
Tuesday, 26 Dec 2017
Time:
All day
Location:
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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MSU and OISS will be closed for the Christmas holiday on Monday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Dec. 26.

JAN
1
Date:
Monday, 01 Jan 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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MSU and OISS will be closed for the New Year holiday on Monday, Jan. 1 and Tuesday, Jan. 2.

JAN
2
Date:
Tuesday, 02 Jan 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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MSU and OISS will be closed for the New Year holiday on Monday, Jan. 1 and Tuesday, Jan. 2.

JAN
3
Date:
Wednesday, 03 Jan 2018
Time:
9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location:
University Lutheran Church
Department:
Community Volunteers for International Programs
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The CVIP Executive Committee will meet to discuss current issues and make recommendations to the CVIP Board

JAN
4
Date:
Thursday, 04 Jan 2018
Time:
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location:
International Center Room 115
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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All IAOP presentations are REQUIRED for undergraduate students on F-1 and J-1 visas and are recommended for graduate students.

1:00 pm Registration for Undergraduate Students
1:15 pm Welcome and Announcements
1:30 pm Laws and Safety Presentation
1:50 pm U.S. Culture Presentation with Student Panel
2:30 pm Healthcare and Health Insurance Presentation
3:15 pm Immigration Basics Presentation
3: 45 pm Immigration check-in: Bring your original passport and I-20 or DS2019!
*(Required for undergraduate and graduate students on F-1/J-1 Visas)

 

JAN
8
Date:
Monday, 08 Jan 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
Department:
Visiting International Professional Program
Date:
Monday, 08 Jan 2018
Time:
7:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location:
The Robin Theatre, REO Town (Lansing)
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Programmed by Kaveh Askari


Join us the Broad Museum for a critique of media and cultural imperialism through a reenactment of the 13th-century Mongol invasion of Iran. Broad Underground is an ongoing collaboration between the MSU Broad, Film Studies program, and Department of English at MSU. This year's partnering venue is The Robin Theatre in REO Town, Lansing. Special Thanks to the Lansing Public Media Center. Our season finale will be held at Abrams Planetarium on April 13!

JAN
10
Date:
Wednesday, 10 Jan 2018
Time:
9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location:
University Lutheran Church
Department:
Community Volunteers for International Programs
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CVIP Board will meet to discuss and act on recommendations of the CVIP Executive committee, and review program outcomes for Scholarships.

JAN
15
Date:
Monday, 15 Jan 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."  --Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. is a civil rights icon and hero to many Americans. He led the fight for racial equality in the United States during the 1950s and 1960s. Monday, January 15 is a national holiday to commemorate his life and the continued fight for equal access to opportunities for people of color.

Classes are cancelled but the university will be open. Several events will be held to celebrate the holiday and students are encouraged to attend. The calendar of events are listed below.

MLK Leadership Student Conference: Saturday, January 13. The purpose of the Student Leadership Conference is to develop the leadership potential of current students, to provide a platform to elevate student voices, to demonstrate the value of diaglogue across difference, & to facilitate the building of inclusive communities. Learn more at www.inclusion.msu.edu.

March for Justice: Monday, January 15. Join the March Captains, members of the Alpha Phi Alpha, Inc. as they lead a symbolic march for social justice. Participants are encouraged to bring signs that represent issues they are passionate about. Learn more and register at www.msuinclusion.wufoo.com.

MLK Community Dinner: Monday, January 15. Register for this annual dinner in the Hubbard Hall dining room. Join others in the community to reflect on the legacy of Dr. King while dining on a buffet and experiencing a wonderful program in his honor. Reservations can be made at www.docs.google.com.

MLK Service Project & Community Partners Fair: Date TBA. Participate in hands-on service learning projects and meet area partners and learn how to help and support the community. Learn more about service learning at www.servicelearning.msu.edu.

MSU Museum Social Justice Exhibit & Student Performance: Date TBA. "War and Speech:  Propaganda, Patriotism, Dissent in the Great War" Exhibit. Student Social Justice Artistic Performance.