Aerial photograph of the Immaculate Conception Chapel

September 2013

Monday, September 2

Labor Day, no classes

Tuesday, September 3

CONVERSATION GROUPS

12 to 1 p.m. and 3 to 4 p.m., Rike Center 108

Conversation Groups bring together Intensive English Program (IEP) students with American students for informal conversation. You'll meet and talk with American students on a regular basis to help you improve your conversational English and increase your knowledge of American culture.

Wednesday, September 4

CONVERSATION GROUPS

1 to 2 p.m., Rike Center 108

Thursday, September 5

CONVERSATION GROUPS

11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Rike Center 108

Tuesday, September 10

CONVERSATION GROUPS

12 to 1 p.m. and 3 to 4 p.m., Rike Center 108

Tuesday, September 10

UNDERSTANDING OUR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

12 to 1:15 p.m., LTC Forum

Learn about UD's international student population demographics, including linguistic and cultural challenges they face and the services and resources available for them on campus. Register for this workshop through the LTC Fall 2013 Registration Form.

Wednesday, September 11

CONVERSATION GROUPS

1 to 2 p.m., Rike Center 108

Thursday, September 12

CONVERSATION GROUPS

11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Rike Center 108

BREAKING BREAD - Dinner #1

6:45 to 8 p.m., McGinnis Center

Breaking Bread brings international and American students together through the sharing of three culturally-focused meals:

  • Dinner #1: American students demonstrate how to prepare traditional U.S. foods. Students share a meal.
  • Dinner #2: International students demonstrate how to prepare traditional foods from their home countries. Students share a meal.
  • Dinner #3: Both American and international students share a meal in a student neighborhood house.

Register for September's Breaking Bread series, and check back in October to relive it again!

Friday, September 13

FRIDAY FILM SERIES: PLANET B-BOY

8 p.m., ArtStreet Studio B

Jumping continents and crossing cultures, this documentary looks at the history of breakdancing and its vibrant resurgence in urban cultures around the world.

Friday, September 13 - Saturday, September 14

Global Learning Living Community Fall Retreat

Sunday, September 15 - Tuesday, October 15

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

Hispanic Heritage Month is a series of events celebrating the rich Hispanic culture and assists students in exploring new experiences while also enhancing their understanding of their cultural identity.

Monday, September 16

INTRODUCTION TO ISLAM

12 to 1 p.m., Kennedy Union 310

This program for UD staff and faculty members provides a historical overview of the Islamic tradition, including the main themes of the Qur’an. To register directly through HR, click here.

Tuesday, September 17

CONVERSATION GROUPS

12 to 1 p.m. and 3 to 4 p.m., Rike Center 108

Wednesday, September 18

CONVERSATION GROUPS

1 to 2 p.m., Rike Center 108

CULTUREFEST

5 to 8 p.m., Kennedy Union Central Mall

CultureFest celebrates the many cultures and diverse backgrounds found across campus. The event includes food, music, dance and demonstrations. Be a part of this amazing (and FREE) cultural celebration!

Thursday, September 19

CONVERSATION GROUPS

11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Rike Center 108

BREAKING BREAD - DINNER #2

6:45 to 8 p.m., McGinnis Center

Friday, September 20

FRIDAY FILM SERIES: HARVEST OF EMPIRE

8 p.m., ArtStreet Studio B

This film takes an unflinching look at the role that the U.S. economic and military interests played in triggering an unprecedented wave of migration from Latin America that is transforming our nation's cultural and economic landscape.

Saturday, September 21

IMMIGRATION PLUNGE (HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH)

8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., City of Dayton

Come on the Immigration Plunge to learn more from people who have experienced first-hand what it is like to be an immigrant in the US or what it is like to deal with the current US immigration system.

Sunday, September 22

THE RITE OF SPRING & ITS LEGACIES: GLOBAL AND REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES

2 to 5:30 p.m., Sears Recital Hall, Jesse Philips Humanities Center

Monday, September 23

STRAVINSKY, FAITH AND REVOLUTION: INTERSECTIONS OF ARTS, CULTURE AND HUMAN RIGHTS

7 p.m., Kennedy Union Boll Theatre

This is a campus and community event that will engage students, faculty and the community in a wide-ranging discussion about the cultural and artistic expressions of critical human rights issues facing societies across the globe.

Tuesday, September 24

CONVERSATION GROUPS

12 to 1 p.m. and 3 to 4 p.m., Rike Center 108

FRIENDS OF LATIN AMERICA RECEPTION

3:30 to 5 p.m., Kennedy Union Torch Lounge

Meet students, faculty and staff with an interest in or affiliation to Latin America and its languages and cultures. Sponsored by the Center for International Programs, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, and the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion. Part of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Wednesday, September 25

CONVERSATION GROUPS

1 to 2 p.m., Rike Center 108

EDUCATION ABROAD FAIR

5 to 7 p.m., Kennedy Union Ballroom

Begin planning your study or service abroad experience at the Education Abroad Fair! Representatives from University of Dayton programs, and programs outside of UD, will be available to answer questions and provide information. If travel is in your dreams, this fair will make sure it's in your future!

Thursday, September 26

CONVERSATION GROUPS

11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Rike Center 108

BREAKING BREAD - Dinner #3

6:45 to 8 p.m.