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Culture Programming at ISSS

Greetings from graduate student and ISSS employee Lucy today! I wanted to take a moment to teach you about a great opportunity by ISSS for all international students at the U of M – Culture Corps. ISSS has some great programming for international...
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Spring Break

Over spring break I flew to New Jersey to meet with some of my friends and family. While I was there I was able to cross out a ton of things from my bucket list like: 1. Watching a Broadway show in New York 2. Driving to DC to see the White House 3...
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Favorite Restaurants in the Twin Cities

This is a group blog about the top restaurants in the Twin Cities! We asked 5 ambassadors for their favorite restaurantd in Minneapolis: Masu (Jackie's pick) : Awesome Japanese restaurant, there is one in downtown Minneapolis and one in the Mall of...
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Human Computer Interaction in Computer Science

It's not always about CODING!!! Computer science gave people two impressions: - Write lots of codes -0 and 1. However, HCI may change your impression a lot. Human computer interaction (HCI) is a relatively new research area in computer science, and...
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Before you leave MN, experience as much as possible

After graduation, you deserve a break to actually enjoy Minnesota, here are a few fun things you can do if you are staying in Minnesota for summer after graduation Minneapolis Sculpture Garden Como Park Zoo and Conservatory Taylors Falls for rock...
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Who should you go to for help during Finals Week?

Here at the U of M, we only have one more week of classes, and you know what comes after that? FINALS WEEK! Everywhere on campus, you can see students studying in the library, printing out materials to review for finals. Let me tell you the secret...
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My Father At The U Of M, Minneapolis & St. Paul

Having your parents visit is a boundless experience for you and them. They can see and recognize the value of being engaged with another culture and educational space, where you see your home country from the outside and learn about it from another...
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What’s the Council of International Graduate Students?

Council of International Graduate Students (CIGS) is a new recognized student organization established by international graduate students at the beginning of 2014. CIGS is the only one of its kind at Big Ten University (also among leading American...
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ISSS - Your New Family

Once you've decided to come to the US, you'll be encountering a lot of words starting with the letter "I ". International Independent I-20 Ice Insulator Immigration iPhone That's when you know you are now an "international student". There's one "I"...
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Graduation Party for International Students 2014

We celebrated the Graduation Party, 2014 for International Students last Friday at the Weisman Art Musseum at the U of M. Here's some impressions and remembrances from the students

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