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Every Friday graduate international students gather in the Connors Family Learning Center to share lunch and engage in discussion about a variety of themes and issues. These topics range from dating and fashion, to communication, traditions and customs. This semester even more topics will make their way into our weekly meetings, including finance and politics in America. What makes this discussion series so rich is the contributions of diversity, experience, history and interests each student brings. It is a time that allows for shared realities amidst individual differences. We encourage our graduate students to attend these luncheons, which are held on Fridays from 1-2 pm. For more information, check your email for announcements from OISS regarding dates and topics. We look forward to another semester of the graduate discussion series with all of you!

January 30- Introductions

February 6- Information on Safety

February 13- Academic expectations

February 20- Resources for learning English as a Second Language

February 27- No meeting

March 6- No meeting

March 13- Counseling‐‐stress management

March 20- Career Center

March 27 -Presidents and Politics

April 3 Etiquette

April 10 No meeting

April 17 Finances

4/24 Final celebration