Celebrating the world music — Guest artist Magda Giannikou describes UI’s music students as excellent collaborators 02.06.2017

The fifth annual World Music Celebration opened successfully at the University of Idaho University Auditorium on Friday night. Three guest musicians Magda Giannikou, Navin Chettri and Habib Iddrisu joined in this two-day celebration. In this opening gala, Magda Giannikou, a Greek singer, songwriter, composer, pianist, and dancer, and Navin Chettri, a vocalist, composer, percussionist, and […]

The universal language — Music brings cultures together 02.03.2017

The countries of Greece, Ghana and Nepal don’t seem like they have much in common. Separated by continents, the people don’t speak the same language, and the cultures are very different, but they all share one thing — expression through music. The universal language of music connects each country, and the World Music Celebration, sponsored […]

Experience Africa — Students, community members pack Africa Night 11.14.2016

Upbeat, African dance music filled the International Ballroom of the Bruce Pitman Center Saturday for Africa Night. The night of food, drumming and dance is organized annually by the African Students Association (ASA). The theme for Saturday’s event was Litawhid, Africa. “Litawhid” is Arabic for unite.

Open opportunities 07.07.2015

College assistance program gets $420,000 Since 1999, with Yolanda Bisbee as the director, the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) has been giving students from an agricultural background an opportunity to go to college. Recently, the U.S. Department of Education granted the program $420,000. With this amount of money, CAMP will give scholarships to 35 new […]

A night of Indian culture 04.03.2015

Indian Students’ Association to showcase Indian culture To celebrate and showcase Indian culture, the University of Idaho Indian Students’ Association (ISA) will hold India Night at 5 p.m. Friday in the International Ballroom of the Bruce Pitman Center. The annual event will include a variety of performances and foods to introduce people to Indian culture.

Cross-cultural carnival 02.13.2015

UI student brings the Carnival of Brazil to campus University of Idaho senior Brandon Hurt is collaborating with the UI Brazilian Club to host an event inspired by the annual Carnival of Brazil Friday at the Living Learning Community and Wallace Residence Center. A barbeque will take place from 4-6 p.m. in the LLC courtyard, […]

A showcase for the people 02.09.2015

Shades of Black event draws large crowd More than 700 people crowded into the Bruce Pitman Center International Ballroom Saturday night to watch dance and vocal performances in the 12th annual Shades of Black cultural showcase. Among the mass of people were University of Idaho administrators Director of Human Rights, Access and Inclusion Carmen Suarez […]

Headed to the Himalayas 01.30.2015

Experience Nepali culture Saturday Many college students share the dream of traveling the world after graduation, but some can’t afford to make the trip. The Nepali Student Association (NSA) has invited University of Idaho students to its sixth annual Taste of Nepal event to experience Nepal’s music, food and dance.

See the world in a day 11.13.2014

IPO brings the world to Moscow with Cruise the World event University of Idaho Executive Director of International Engagement and Programs Susan Bender said leaving one’s home country and entering another culture has often been compared to taking a fish out of water — the fish doesn’t know its environment is water until it is […]

Chinese Movie Night 10.02.2014

 Experiencing another culture through film The University of Idaho Confucius Institute’s visiting instructor from South China University of Technology Jianhong Lu expressed her desire to expose students and the Moscow community to Chinese culture.

Reducing rape 09.18.2014

Students and administrators alike gathered in the Student Union Building Vandal Ballroom Tuesday night for an evening of enlightenment and empowerment.