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Conference: GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics
April 8, 2017 | 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Do you have plans to go abroad? Are you considering having a global opportunity? You should attend GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics. The free conference helps students evaluate expectations, anticipate potential cultural and ethical challenges, prepare for community engagement, and develop intercultural competencies. The conference covers interdisciplinary topics for undergraduate and graduate students. Whether you have been abroad 100 times or this is your first time considering a global opportunity, come join us for a day full of information, networking with students and campus resources, and free food!
Registration for GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics is now open. Explore the twelve sessions and Global Connections lunch options that can help students evaluate expectations, anticipate potential cultural and ethical challenges, prepare for international community engagement, and develop intercultural competencies. The conference is open and free for anyone interested in attending, but register now to secure your spot because there is only room for 250 participants. Find updated information on our website or follow our (new) Facebook Event. We hope to see you there and embark with you on the many global opportunities ahead!