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Meet, Eat and Learn celebrates International Education Week Nov. 19

Meet, Eat and Learn will celebrate International Education Week from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the International Centre with a Panel Discussion. Join us as two international students and two U.S. students who have studied abroad discuss their perspectives of diversity and inclusion within the context of international education. Learn how their [...]

Meet, Eat and Learn will look at International Education Week Nov. 13

Meet, Eat and Learn will celebrate International Education Week from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the International Centre. Please join us for a panel discussion about international education, culture, and gender issues in the world. Four men from countries including Egypt, China, Sub-Sahara Africa, and Latin America will discuss their international educational [...]

Meet, Eat, and Learn set for April 3

Meet, Eat, and Learn will be held Wednesday, April 3, at the International Centre from noon to 1 p.m. To date, very little research has been done on the Clothesline Project. The Clothesline Project is a visual display of T-shirts that represent victim’s experiences to bring awareness to interpersonal violence. Natalie Marcussen and Jackie Hoffarth, [...]

Meet, Eat, and Learn focuses on women in Iran March 6

Please join us at noon Wednesday, March 6, for Meet, Eat, and Learn in the International Centre.  The subject is “Look at the Past, Present, and Future of Women in Iran.” Three Iranian women will discuss their personal journeys and share information about women’s rights, culture, religion, and practices in Iran. Speakers will be: Mojdeh [...]

Meet, Eat and Learn set for Feb. 13

Please join us for a Meet, Eat and Learn panel discussion about the “Who Needs Feminism Campaign,” held from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the International Centre. Two students and Nikki Berg Burin, a lecturer in History and Women and Gender Studies, will explore the word “feminist” in today’s culture and how [...]

Meet, Eat, and Learn is Jan. 30

Please join us for a Meet, Eat and Learn discussion about “Body Image Across Cultures” from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan.30, at the International Centre. This presentation will explore how body image ideals vary from culture to culture and why these differences exist. Learning about these differences will help us understand how the cultures [...]

Meet, Eat and Learn set for Dec. 5

Please join us for a Meet, Eat and Learn discussion about stress management from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the International Centre. Stephanie Freed from the UND Counseling Center will be discussing what stress is, how we get stressed, and ways to manage stress. What is Meet, Eat and Learn? It’s a [...]

Meet, Eat, and Learn will celebrate women in leadership Nov. 7

Please join us for a Meet, Eat, and Learn panel discussion, “Celebrating Women in Leadership,” from noon 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the International Centre. The panelists for the event include Kim Konzak-Jones, faculty physician at Altru Family Medicine; Mickie Nakonechny, owner of True Colors Consignment; and Gretchen Mullendore, assistant professor of Atmospheric Sciences. [...]

Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn is Sept. 26

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the Women’s Center welcomes Karyn Hippen for the next Meet, Eat and Learn. Hippen’s presentation is set for Wednesday, Sept. 26, from noon to 1 p.m. at the International Centre. Karyn Hippen is an administrative secretary for the PXW Department at UND. She grew up in North [...]

Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn is Feb. 8

The Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn will be from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, at the International Centre. This month’s speaker is Amoussa Koriko, who will speak on common misconceptions and challenges facing refugees coming into the area. Koriko is pursuing his Ph.D. in Educational Foundation and Research and a GTA who teaches [...]

Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn is Dec. 7

The Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn will be from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec 7, at the International Centre. Julie Dahlman and Rebecca Lessard will talk about disease prevention and early detection clinical studies on campus. They will share breast cancer statistics and preventive research that is going on locally at UND. Everyone [...]

Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn is Nov. 2 at the International Centre

The Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn will be from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the International Centre. Jackie Hoffarth (Freestone) will discuss victimology as it has related to her personal experiences. Jackie’s 21 year old brother, James Freestone, was killed by a drunk driver fleeing from police in June of 2010 [...]

Meet, Eat, and Learn presents “Support the Girls” March 2

The Women’s Center invites the campus community to the International Center, from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday,  March 2, for a Meet, Eat, and Learn with playwright and performer Kathy Coudle-King. Coudle-King’s presentation, “Support the Girls,” will explore the life of breasts in American culture via a performance piece created especially for the Women’s Center.  Please join us. [...]

Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn will focus on domestic violence in Armenia

The Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn will have Gharzaryan Armenuhi (an exchange student from Armenia) discuss domestic violence in Armenia and the role that women and young girls play within. The event is from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, at the International Centre. Gharzaryan is studying Anthropology here at UND. She is [...]

Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn will discuss eating disorders Jan. 26

The Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn will have Tiffany share her story about Anorexia Nervosa from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, at the International Centre. Tiffany was diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa at the age of 19 after struggling with it for over a year. After losing over 50 pounds, her strength, and [...]

Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn will discuss elections, politics, and women Dec. 1

The Women’s Center welcomes Kate Scheurer, assistant professor of political science and public administration, at the next Meet, Eat and Learn. Scheurer will discuss “Elections, Politics and Women” from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, at the International Centre. Scheurer’s research focuses on the role women play in politics and women as political actors. In particular, she studies [...]

Women’s Center Meet,Eat and Learn will discuss “Asperger’s Syndrome: From a Mother’s Perspective” Nov. 4

The Women’s Center Meet, Eat and Learn will be from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, at the International Centre (2908 University Ave). Naomi Bender, an UND instructor and doctoral student, will discuss the various issues of raising a daughter with Asperger’s Syndrome relating to school, therapy, outside activities and legal issues. Everyone is [...]