Sign up for bus trip to the Hueston Woods Maple Festival on March 12!
Sign up for bus trip to the Hueston Woods Maple Festival on March 12!
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Friday, February 25 | Spring Semester 2022
Global Friendship Bus Trip to Hueston Woods for Maple Festival 
Syrup from trees Hay ride Maple Festival at Hueston Woods
Join students from all over the world in a trip to Hueston Woods for the Maple FestivalParticipants will have the opportunity to take a hay ride through the sugar trail and learn about making maple syrup, as well as hike an Ohio nature preserve. There will also be the option for a pancake brunch at Hueston Woods Lodge, and maple syrup and other treats will be available for purchase. 
Transportation cost for Hueston Woods Bus Trip is $5/person (Spaces are limited.)
Saturday, March 12 from 11:00am to 2:00pm
Register for $5 Bus Trip to Maple Festival
variety of teas in bowls
Host a Table for NationaliTeas! 

NationaliTeas are scheduled to take place on Fridays, 4-5 PM in the International Student Center, MacMillan 017 on the following dates:
  • March 11 (next week!)
  • April 1
  • April 8
  • April 15
  • April 22
  • April 29
Each of these events will showcase special teas and other beverages from all over the world, providing an opportunity for students to try new-to-them flavors, connect with other students, and meet with Miami campus and community partners and resources (faculty, staff, librarians, police, local businesses, administrators, student organizations and others). 
If you are interested in hosting a NationaliTeas table and sharing a certain type of tea or other beverages with the Miami community, please sign up. ISSS will purchase necessary ingredients and supplies. 
Host a NationaliTeas Table
Deadline to Apply to be an iPOL: March 1st 
Apply to be an iPOL
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Drop In with Aetna Insurance

International students with questions about the student health plan or U.S. health insurance can meet with an Aetna Insurance representative to learn more about U.S. and campus heathcare. 
Wednesday, March 2 from 1:30-3:00 pm in the International Student Center (MacMillan 017)
Depolarizing Within: Exploring Braver Angels' Methods for Dialogues across Difference

A workshop to support you to become aware of your "inner polarizer" and learn methods for disagreeing without contempt and ridicule. See the Events Calendar for more information
 Wednesday, March 2 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
International students are invited to join Elevate, a conference style event created to broaden cultural awareness, competency and leadership knowledge in preparation for success in a global workforce.

Thursday, March 3 from 11am-1:30pm 
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Prepare for Spring Break 2022
Spring Break for Miami University is just three weeks away! From March 21 to March 27, there will be no classes and some university services will be closed or have shorter hours. Check the specific Miami facilities and services websites for schedule details. Please note the following:
  • If you plan on traveling outside of Oxford, Hamilton, or Middletown during the Spring Break, arrange accordingly for your residence hall or off-campus residence (turn off electronics, secure doors and windows, arrange pet care, etc.).

  • Residence halls will close at 7 pm on Friday, March 18, 2022, and will be open at 9 am on Sunday, March 27, 2022. Many students choose to leave campus during Spring Break, but students may still request to stay on-campus through their Online Housing Account. Please see the Campus Services website for more details and cost of University Break Housing.
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