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Your global perspective can be strengthened by networking with people from diverse cultural backgrounds. UNI offers many on-campus opportunities for doing just that while also having great fun and developing new friendships. Here are just a FEW examples:

Accordion Arrow    First Wednesday Student Lunch

UNIBusiness First Wednesday Engagement Lunch
11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
CBB 1&3

Get to know students with a different background, nationality, or point of view. Enjoy a free lunch and conversation with fellow UNIBusiness students on the first Wednesday of each month.

students enjoying lunch together

Students can come and go from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. as class schedules allow. Students who attend three lunches per semester (for at least 45 minutes per date) will receive a certificate of participation at the semester's end.

For more information, contact Chris Schrage.

Accordion Arrow    CIEP Conversation Partner Program

Become a conversation partner and help a new international UNI student gain English speaking skills more quickly. Many UNI students have developed long lasting friendships through this experience. Learn more about the Conversation Partner Program.

Accordion Arrow    International Friendship Program

Help a new international UNI student learn about U.S. family culture. Families volunteer to host a student once a month for a home cooked meal and/or for holiday celebrations. Learn more about the International Friendship Program.

Accordion Arrow    Multi-Cultural Events and Clubs

In addition to the UNI Capoeira Club events, many multi-cultural activities are sponsored by the various student organizations across campus. Learn more about these organizations.

Accordion Arrow    Conferences

Professional conferences are an excellent way for students to connect with professionals and faculty in their business while sharing cutting edge insights into best business practices. Each semester, UNIBusiness hosts one professional conference - the Global Trade Issues conference the last Wednesday in October and in the Supply Chain Forum the last Wednesday in February.

The UNIBusiness-John Deere Supply Chain Forum is an industry-academic partnership, designed to give supply chain professionals and UNI faculty and students an opportunity to join together to share industry best practices and network, while showcasing the talent within the UNI Supply Chain and Operations Management program.

This conference is offered free of charge thanks to the support from the John Deere Foundation and the Bradford Chair in International Business.

The Global Trade Issues Conference is a free one-day conference addressing the issues of concern in the current global environment and features speakers from businesses involved in international trade. The conference is intended to offer information for Iowans doing business internationally, provide an opportunity for networking with others engaged in international business operations, and offer a chance for UNI students and faculty to gain cutting edge insights into global trade practices and issues. Conference check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. and the conference agenda will include approximately three main speakers, a student competition team presentation during lunch, and networking time, concluding around 1 p.m.

Please contact Chris Schrage with additional questions: schragec@uni.edu


Connect With The World | Opportunities on Campus

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Campus Engagement

Your global perspective can be strengthened by networking with people from diverse cultural backgrounds. UNI offers many on-campus opportunities for doing just that while also having great fun and developing new friendships. Here are just a FEW examples:

Accordion Arrow    First Wednesday Engagement Lunch

UNIBusiness First Wednesday Engagement Lunch
11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
CBB 1&3

Get to know students with a different background, nationality, or point of view. Enjoy a free lunch and conversation with fellow UNIBusiness students on the first Wednesday of each month.

students enjoy lunch together

Students can come and go from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. as class schedules allow. Students who attend three lunches per semester (for at least 45 minutes per date) will receive a certificate of participation at the semester's end.

For more information, contact Chris Schrage.

Accordion Arrow    CIEP Conversation Partner Program

Become a conversation partner and help a new international UNI student gain English speaking skills more quickly. Many UNI students have developed long lasting friendships through this experience. Learn more about the Conversation Partner Program.

Accordion Arrow    International Friendship Program

Help a new international UNI student learn about U.S. family culture. Families volunteer to host a student once a month for a home cooked meal and/or for holiday celebrations. Learn more about the International Friendship Program.

Accordion Arrow    Multi-Cultural Events and Clubs

In addition to the UNI Capoeira Club events, many multi-cultural activities are sponsored by the various student organizations across campus. Learn more about these organizations.

Accordion Arrow    Conferences

Professional conferences are an excellent way for students to connect with professionals and faculty in their business while sharing cutting edge insights into best business practices. Each semester, UNIBusiness hosts one professional conference - the Global Trade Issues conference the last Wednesday in October and in the Supply Chain Forum the last Wednesday in February.

The UNIBusiness-John Deere Supply Chain Forum is an industry-academic partnership, designed to give supply chain professionals and UNI faculty and students an opportunity to join together to share industry best practices and network, while showcasing the talent within the UNI Supply Chain and Operations Management program.

This conference is offered free of charge thanks to the support from the John Deere Foundation and the Bradford Chair in International Business.

The Global Trade Issues Conference is a free one-day conference addressing the issues of concern in the current global environment and features speakers from businesses involved in international trade. The conference is intended to offer information for Iowans doing business internationally, provide an opportunity for networking with others engaged in international business operations, and offer a chance for UNI students and faculty to gain cutting edge insights into global trade practices and issues. Conference check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. and the conference agenda will include approximately three main speakers, a student competition team presentation during lunch, and networking time, concluding around 1 p.m.

Please contact Chris Schrage with additional questions: schragec@uni.edu

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Connect With The World | Opportunities on Campus

Close up of money

Campus Engagement

Your global perspective can be strengthened by networking with people from diverse cultural backgrounds. UNI offers many on-campus opportunities for doing just that while also having great fun and developing new friendships. Here are just a FEW examples:

Accordion Arrow    First Wednesday Engagement Lunch

UNIBusiness First Wednesday Engagement Lunch
11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
CBB 1&3

Get to know students with a different background, nationality, or point of view. Enjoy a free lunch and conversation with fellow UNIBusiness students on the first Wednesday of each month.

students enjoy lunch together

Students can come and go from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. as class schedules allow. Students who attend three lunches per semester (for at least 45 minutes per date) will receive a certificate of participation at the semester's end.

For more information, contact Chris Schrage.

Accordion Arrow    CIEP Conversation Partner Program

Become a conversation partner and help a new international UNI student gain English speaking skills more quickly. Many UNI students have developed long lasting friendships through this experience. Learn more about the Conversation Partner Program.

Accordion Arrow    International Friendship Program

Help a new international UNI student learn about U.S. family culture. Families volunteer to host a student once a month for a home cooked meal and/or for holiday celebrations. Learn more about the International Friendship Program.

Accordion Arrow    Multi-Cultural Events and Clubs

In addition to the UNI Capoeira Club events, many multi-cultural activities are sponsored by the various student organizations across campus. Learn more about these organizations.

Accordion Arrow    Conferences

Professional conferences are an excellent way for students to connect with professionals and faculty in their business while sharing cutting edge insights into best business practices. Each semester, UNIBusiness hosts one professional conference - the Global Trade Issues conference the last Wednesday in October and in the Supply Chain Forum the last Wednesday in February.

The UNIBusiness-John Deere Supply Chain Forum is an industry-academic partnership, designed to give supply chain professionals and UNI faculty and students an opportunity to join together to share industry best practices and network, while showcasing the talent within the UNI Supply Chain and Operations Management program.

This conference is offered free of charge thanks to the support from the John Deere Foundation and the Bradford Chair in International Business.

The Global Trade Issues Conference is a free one-day conference addressing the issues of concern in the current global environment and features speakers from businesses involved in international trade. The conference is intended to offer information for Iowans doing business internationally, provide an opportunity for networking with others engaged in international business operations, and offer a chance for UNI students and faculty to gain cutting edge insights into global trade practices and issues. Conference check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. and the conference agenda will include approximately three main speakers, a student competition team presentation during lunch, and networking time, concluding around 1 p.m.

Please contact Chris Schrage with additional questions: schragec@uni.edu

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