A new workshop series for international students Published: February 10, 2011 By: Dick Cortén All members of the Berkeley community are welcome to attend a new series of workshops presented by the Berkeley International Office this spring. It’s called The International Student Experience at Berkeley: Pathways to Personal and Academic Success. The weekly workshops take place in International House, 2299 Piedmont Avenue, and are designed to enhance the experience of international students and scholars at Cal by examining the American classroom, community, and life. The series began in January and runs through April. Remaining topics include: Popular Culture: Why is Everything Super-sized? (Thursday, February 17) History of Berkeley (Thursday, February 24) Finding Your Social Network: Building Relationships in the U.S. (Thursday, March 3) Do You Speak American? (Wednesday, March 9) UC Berkeley: An American Research University (Wednesday, March 30) Teaching Styles and Classroom Expectations (Thursday, April 7) Communicating in an Academic Environment (Wednesday, April 13) Strategies for Academic Success (Thursday, April 21) Self-awareness: The Key to Personal and Academic Success (Wednesday, April 27) For more details, download the flyer (pdf) from the Berkeley International Office.