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Welcome Back to UD Dinner sponsored by the Zakat Foundation

On Monday, February 23, the Zakat Foundation will sponsor a “Welcome Back Dinner” for the UD community from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. The dinner will be held at the Zakat Foundation Community Center at 1501 Casho Mill Rd Suite 13, Newark, Delaware 19711. The event is planned to be a casual Welcome Dinner Program for university students and academics. Food will be served. Everybody is welcome. For further information, please contact one of the following organizers:

Fatih Kirsanli 302-357-5184
Muhammed Yasir Ak 302-268-5542
Fatih Gezer 302-898-3825
Ismail Hakki Uluer 302-442-3563

International Employee Processing Website Launched!

Through the work of the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Caucus, the International Caucus would like to thank the Human Resources group for provide accurate and thorough information to the members of the UD community who need to make decisions regarding their visa status. Human Resources and OISS will hold workshops during the Spring Semester 2014 to further provide opportunities for the international community to gain more insight and guidance with regard to visa status. When scheduled those dates will be posted here.


You are Invited!

Longwood Gardens Winter Wonderland
Sunday, December 15th

Extravagant, fruit adorned trees towering as high as 18 feet stand throughout the Conservatory. Stroll the Outdoor Gardens. See colorful lights twinkling in more than 75 trees. Watch illuminated fountains dance to merry music and hear the sounds of the season during daily performances. Join us from 1:00 to 7:00 pm.

Bus pick up at 1:00 pm
English Language Institute (ELI),
318 South College Parking Lot
Bus return at 7:00 pm same location
Bus is free

Purchase tickets at ELI, 189 W. Main Street by Friday, December 6th
Business Office is Open 2:00-4:50 pm daily

Tickets for Adults 15.00, Seniors 65+ 10.00,
Students and Children 5.00 (adult students with student ID)

Fall 2013 Brown Bag Series

The University of Delaware’s International Caucus, in collaboration with the Office for International Students and Scholars present:

Learning the Lingo: 
Tips for Learning and Using Colloquial English and Idioms

Friday, October 25th
11:30 am-1:00 pm
108 E. Main Street Room 207

It may come as a shock that the English we speak in the U.S. is different from what you may have expected. What gives? Native speakers use idioms frequently, but picking them up is really a walk on the beach! Join us and take your English to the next level, with Dr. M.E. Cathcart at ELI 108 East Main Street (above the IHOP), in room 207 from 11:30am – 1:00pm.

Seating is limited.  R.S.V.P. to Ken Hyde (kenny@udel.edu)

Newark Deputy City Manager Luncheon with International Faculty and Staff

Repeating his well-received presentation last Spring, Andrew S. Haines, the Deputy City Manager of Newark will visit the campus for the first of several Brown Bag Lunches hosted by the International Caucus and OISS.
This event is also presented in collaboration with the Asian American and Pacific Islander Caucus.

Deputy City Manager Haines will be talking about Newark fall and winter events, providing an update on city planning, and suggesting ways international faculty and staff can become involved in the greater Newark community.

The event will be held on Tuesday, October 15th in Trabant 209/211 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. A light buffet will be served. Registration is limited to 45.

Register for the event here.

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