Events


OCT
3
Date:
Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017
Time:
2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location:
Breslin Center
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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Career Gallery 2017 is a three-day career fair that brings top talent from across MSU together with all industries. This event is so big we have to host it at our Breslin Center!

Science, Agriculture, Food, Environment, Packaging & Health Exchange (SAFEPH) - Career Gallery Day 1 is ideal for students who seek internships/co-ops or full-time positions in all aspects of the sciences, technical sales, research & development, quality assurance, health and wellness, agriculture, the food industry, horticulture and landscape, environment, natural resources, sustainability and packaging science.

Reminder: International students cannot work off campus without approval from OISS.

Video Resources:

Career Fair 101: What to Expect: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lw0eEH9-tqQ

Career Fair 101: How to Prepare: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BSmdkkyo2Y

Career Fair 101: Elevator Speeches: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7V0pmpKbo68

Career Fair 101: What to Wear: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lw0eEH9-tqQ

Date:
Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017
Time:
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location:
225 Natural Resources
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Lars Brudvig from the MSU Department of Plant Biology presents "Restoration of longleaf pine savannas in the southeastern United States."

Longleaf pine savannas are fire-maintained ecosystem that form part of the southeast United States Coastal Plain biodiversity hotspot. With only 3% of historical area intact, there is substantial interest in conducting restoration within the ecosystem. Lars Brudvig will discuss research conducted by my group to inform these restoration efforts, focusing on understory plant communities within sites with histories of agricultural land use and fire suppression. 

Date:
Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017
Time:
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location:
Berkey 118
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Please join us for a film screening of Grave of the Fireflies, screened for IAH241G, "Japanese Film and Culture." The movie will be shown in Berkey 118 starting at 7:00 p.m.

Grave of the Fireflies (Dir. Takahata Isao; 1998) 89 min.

An animated film that tells the story of two children, older brother Seita and younger sister Setsuko, struggling to survive amidst the devastation of World War II. 

OCT
4
Date:
Wednesday, 04 Oct 2017
Time:
All day
Location:
Department:
Visiting International Professional Program
Date:
Wednesday, 04 Oct 2017
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 meets to discuss current issues and make recommendations to the CVIP board.

Date:
Wednesday, 04 Oct 2017
Time:
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location:
305 International Center
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Arabic Diwan is a gathering of Arabic students who are in the Arabic program, where they speak the language and learn about the culture in a relaxed environment with the Fulbright teaching assistant. Students from all Arabic language levels are encouraged to attend. Also, we extend the invitation to the Arabic-speaking students at the English Center.

Date:
Wednesday, 04 Oct 2017
Time:
2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location:
Breslin Center
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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Career Gallery 2017 is a three-day career fair that brings top talent from across MSU together with all industries. This event is so big we have to host it at our Breslin Center!

Engineering and Technology - Career Gallery Day 2 is ideal for students who seek internships/co-ops or full-time positions inengineering, computer science, information technology and media.

Reminder: International students cannot work off campus without approval from OISS.

Video Resources:

Career Fair 101: What to Expect: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lw0eEH9-tqQ

Career Fair 101: How to Prepare: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BSmdkkyo2Y

Career Fair 101: Elevator Speeches: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7V0pmpKbo68

Career Fair 101: What to Wear: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lw0eEH9-tqQ

OCT
5
Date:
Thursday, 05 Oct 2017
Time:
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location:
International Center, Room 305
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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Have a tax question? Tax clinicians from the MSU College of Law Tax Clinic will be available to meet with you one-on-one to discuss tax-related issues. Please bring all your tax-related documents and all your visa-related documents.

 

More about the clinic: Michigan State University College of Law Alvin L. Storrs Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic caters to low-income taxpayers, including international students, who are in need of tax help. The Tax Clinic is comprised of both law students and supervising licensed attorneys. Information relating to the Clinic's clients is kept in strict confidence. You can find out more information about the clinic by visiting the website or by calling (517) 336-8088.

Date:
Thursday, 05 Oct 2017
Time:
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location:
International Center, Room 305
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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Have a tax question? Tax clinicians from the MSU College of Law Tax Clinic will be available to meet with you one-on-one to discuss tax-related issues. Please bring all your tax-related documents and all your visa-related documents.

 

More about the clinic: Michigan State University College of Law Alvin L. Storrs Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic caters to low-income taxpayers, including international students, who are in need of tax help. The Tax Clinic is comprised of both law students and supervising licensed attorneys. Information relating to the Clinic's clients is kept in strict confidence. You can find out more information about the clinic by visiting the website or by calling (517) 336-8088.

Date:
Thursday, 05 Oct 2017
Time:
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location:
Room 201, International Center
Department:
African Studies Center
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About the Speaker

Anne Pitcher is Professor of African Studies and Political Science and a faculty associate in the Center for Political Studies, Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan.  She also serves as President of the African Studies Association.  Her research focuses on urban politics, party systems, and service delivery especially in Angola, Mozambique, Kenya and South Africa. Pitcher has authored several books and numerous articles on the political economy of African countries. Her last book, Party Politics and Economic Reform in Africa's Democracies (Cambridge, 2012) won Honorable Mention for best book award from the African Politics Conference Group, an organized section of the American Political Science Association and the African Studies Association. Currently, she is a co-editor with Kelly Askew of African Perspectives, a book series at the University of Michigan Press.