Blog Yearly Archive

Category: Blog - Year: 2016

A Life Lived Abroad: Orawin’s Journey

Published on 12/19/2016

As I started college, my parents encouraged me to travel, as they believe exploring the world will help me grow. My first time traveling abroad...Read More...


Chinese New Millennial Sea Turtles

Published on 11/30/2016

Click here to view the Chinese translation. Chinese individuals who study or work overseas before returning to China are often called “Sea Turtles.” The recent...Read More...


Giving Thanks: A Year In Review

Published on 11/23/2016

Like much of the United States, The International Center staff is preparing for the Thanksgiving holiday. We’re powering down our computers, ensuring our office plants...Read More...


What Wise Travelers Know About Art and Community

Published on 11/17/2016

Experienced globe-trotters know that one of the best ways to experience any city in the world is to dive into its local arts scene. The...Read More...


From Host to Visitor

Published on 10/18/2016

As a quasi-native “Hoosier”, hospitality comes naturally to me. Hoosiers (people from Indiana) are proud of our hospitable nature, even coining the term “Hoosier Hospitality”...Read More...


Proper Protocol: A Gift Giving Guide

Published on 9/29/2016

The phone rings in the Office of Protocol at The International Center. It’s a representative from one of our local university partners. The dean...Read More...


Happy Birthday, Indiana! A Special Present for Indiana’s Bicentennial

Published on 8/1/2016

Click here to view the Chinese translation. “Chinese Hoosiers,” a book documenting the lives of 21 exceptional Chinese or Chinese Americans who lived in or...Read More...


A Monumental Evening

Published on 7/14/2016

As the operations manager at The International Center, I sometimes lose sight of the great people we welcome to Indianapolis because I do not see...Read More...


Elaine Wagner: First Chinese American City Council Member in Columbus, Ind.

Published on 5/31/2016

Click here to view the Chinese translation. On January 1, 2016, Elaine Wagner was sworn in as the first Chinese American city council member in Columbus,...Read More...


INTLCXN: Feeling at Home in Indiana

Published on 5/5/2016

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”...Read More...


Earth loves you! Love it back.

Published on 4/22/2016

Happy International Earth Day my fellow earthlings! Here at The International Center we are all about bringing people from different backgrounds together, and I would...Read More...


Children of Globalization: The Trend Toward Language Immersion

Published on 4/15/2016

The population of the United States is exploding through legal immigration of multilingual...Read More...


Congratulations to Our Sister City Hangzhou, 2016’s Host of the G20 Summit!

Published on 4/4/2016

Click here to view the Chinese translation. Some people may not be aware that Hangzhou, Indianapolis’s sister city in China, is gearing up to host the...Read More...


Buona Pasqua! The Diverse Easter Traditions of Italy

Published on 3/28/2016

Easter is a religious holiday celebrated in countries all over the world, and although the basic celebration is generally the same, each culture has its...Read More...


Strong Cities: Doing our part in building community resilience to radicalization and violent extremism

Published on 3/21/2016

The U.S. Department of State sponsored an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) multi‑regional project entitled “Strong Cities: Building Community Resilience to Radicalization and Violent...Read More...


Pi is more than just a number, it’s a reason to celebrate!

Published on 3/14/2016

Mathematics is a language unto itself, frequently referred to as the “universal language.”  Early evidence of the mere thought of mathematics dates back to prehistoric...Read More...


In View: Germany

Published on 2/29/2016

Indiana's Relationship with Germany Indiana and Germany's bond is solidified by a strong heritage, with many Hoosiers...Read More...


Meet The 2016 Spring Interns!

Published on 2/24/2016

This January, The International Center welcomed eight new Interns! From India to Indiana, these students and graduates will be bringing their diverse experience...Read More...


Spread the Love: Valentine’s Day Traditions around the World

Published on 2/15/2016

Jane Austen, an English romantic novelist once wrote, “There are as many forms of love as...Read More...


Chinese Lunar New Year: Traditions & Celebrations

Published on 2/10/2016

New Year’s Eve celebrations take place all around the world, on December 31st.  That is, if you are following the Gregorian calendar…  To determine Festival...Read More...


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