Upcoming Events
12 p.m.
Manuel Calvo will give a presentation on his country of origin, Panama! Panama is located in the narrow bridge of land that connects North and South America. The Isthmus of Panama includes more than 1.500 islands. Panama is filled with natural beauty, which includes diverse plants and animals, hundreds of different typs of birds, and many types of trees. The average rainfall is twice as heavy on Caribbean coast (60–140) inches per year, as it is on the Pacific cost (45–90) inches.
3 a.m.
International Sip & Chat occurs once each month in the Yuhas Room of the Rinker Center for International Programs. It provides American students, international students, faculty, and others a place to relax and chat while enjoying a nice hot cup of coffee or tea.
5 p.m.
would you like to know some words in a different language? Join us and learn some slang and fun phrases in Punjabi
12 p.m.
England FlagReece Selby will give a presentation on his country of origin, England! England is the largest country in the United Kingdom. Scotland, Wales, the Celtic Sea, the Irish Sea, North Sea, and English Channel border England. The capital of England is London. England’s main exports are manufactured goods, road vehicles, chemicals, fuel, tobacco, food and beverages.
7:30 p.m.
Rhythm of the DanceThis two-hour dance and music extravaganza contains a wealth of Irish talent. The show is an inspiring epic, reliving the journey of the Irish Celts throughout history. Using modern art forms of dance and music, this richly costumed show marries the contemporary and the ancient. Combining traditional dance and music with the most up to date stage technology, the show is a thousand year old story executed with all the advantages of the modern day stage show. Rhythm of the Dance has heralded a new era in Irish entertainment, internationally rated as one of the most popular and busiest Irish step dance shows in the world. Rhythm of the Dance aspires to a purity content preserving the traditions of Irish step dancing and yet presenting it in the most modern format that has made it a leader in its field. The show features a live band, three tenors & some 22 dancers. Be sure to experience Rhythm of the Dance when it performs in a venue near you. You'll be very glad you did! 4.5 million fans can't be wrong!!
12 p.m.
Alex Chaika will give a presentation on his country of origin, Belarus! Belarus, officially the Republic of Belarus, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe. Its capital is Minsk. Over 40% of its 207,600 square kilometers (80,200 sq. mi) is forested. Its strongest economic sectors are service industries and manufacturing. Over 70% of Belarus's population of 9.49 million resides in urban areas. More than 80% of the population is ethnic Belarusian, with sizable minorities of Russians, Poles and Ukrainians. Since a referendum in 1995, the country has had two official languages: Belarusian and Russian. The Constitution of Belarus does not declare any official religion, although the primary religion in the country is Eastern Orthodox Christianity.
12 p.m.
Ahmad Al- Janabi will give a presentation on his country of origin, Iraq! Iraq is located in Western Asia, and is bordered by Turkey, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria and Iran. It is located in the ancient land of Mesopotamia. Iraq is one of the world’s leading producers of petroleum. The country also gives the rest of the world chemicals, textiles, and cattle.
12 p.m.
Xue Zhang will give a presentation on her country of origin, China! China is a large, beautiful nation in Asia with grasslands, deserts, mountains, lakes, rivers and many miles of coastline. The capital city, Bejing, mixes modern architecture with historic sites and has a variety of natural resources, plants and animals. China has a long history with many cultures and customs. China has given the world paper, gunpowder, printing and the compass.