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Enjoy a Take & Make craft kit with all the supplies needed to make a fun craft safely at home! Lantern kits may be picked up on Tuesday, April 6 from 11 am - 1 pm in the MLK Jr. Union Bridge Lounge Walkway.
This enjoyable concert will be led by Dr. Julie Junghwa Park (Music Director), Conor L. Baltz (Technical Director) and Alice Gong (Accompanist).
Join the EIU community to stand against racism and violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. The vigil will pay tribute to the victims and will include a virtual candle ceremony, reflections focusing on racism and the challenges faced by the Asian-American/Pacific Islander community.
Come celebrate tea culture and get free samplings of Asian teas from around the world courtesy of Java B&B! Participants will be entered into a grand prize drawing for a chance to win a traditional Chinese ceramic tea pot!
This session will highlight the country of Vietnam, its culture being one of the oldest in southeast Asia. Join EIU seniors Anh Bui and An Nguyen as they talk about the rich history and traditions of their home country.
Join University Board for a fold-tastic time! Pick up a kit to create amazing origami designs from the comfort of your home. Origami kits may be picked up on Tuesday, April 20th from 11 am - 1 pm in the MLK Jr. Union Bridge Lounge Walkway. Origami the art of paper folding is rooted in Asia and reflects the ingenuity and aesthetics of Japanese culture.
Since the 1990s, the International Education Reception has recognized outstanding faculty, staff and students for their commitment to international education. Awards and scholarships are presented.
The art of Japanese calligraphy is more than just writing kanji – join us in an online workshop with Tsuyoshi Suzuki and Kazuto Shiotani to learn the fundamental techniques of traditional Japanese calligraphy.
Here’s your chance to learn about the origin and history of Chinese kites, and you may be surprised with some facts you will find out. While supplies last, pre-register and pick-up your kite kit in the MLK Jr. Union Bridge Lounge Walkway.
Sponsored by the Office of Inclusion & Academic Engagement, University Board & EIU Student Government, Doudna Fina Arts Center, Office of International Students and Scholars.