Coffee Around the World

Wondering how you can maintain your caffeine addiction even while studying abroad? Look no further, as this guide will help you order confidently from café menus in French and in Italian! If you're craving a macchiato in France, try ordering « une noisette », which is an espresso drink with a dash of steamed milk. Want to try something... Continue Reading →


Crêpe Night with Le Cercle Français and PDP!

What better way to appreciate French culture than with unlimited crêpes and French toast?! Le Cercle Français, the University of Minnesota's French culture and language club, is once again hosting a Crêpe Night with Pi Delta Phi, the National French Honor Society! The event is open to all students and French enthusiasts (no knowledge of... Continue Reading →

France on Campus Award

The Cultural Services of the French embassy, in partnership with Kickstarter and with the patronage of director Wes Anderson, is once again offering the France on Campus award this year. Interested student groups (not necessarily French-specific groups) have the opportunity to submit a proposal for a major France-related project, with the chance to receive a... Continue Reading →

Intern as a Language Instructor in the US or France

Believe it or not, the semester is flying by, and summer applications are cropping up left and right. Are you looking for a way to build your resumé over the summer vacation while continuing to develop your language skills, then read on - opportunities abound! (***For students of Italian, please note this other special teaching opportunity,... Continue Reading →

Film Premiere: “Renoir”

A new film by Samuel Goldwyn Films, Renoir, is opening at the Edina 4 Theater on April 26th. The film tells the story of celebrated Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir (Michel Bouquet), in declining health at age 74, his middle son Jean (Vincent Rottiers), who returns home to convalesce after being wounded in World War I, and the radiantly... Continue Reading →

Writing Contest: “Home” in Sicily

This writing contest submission is about a student's new understanding of the concept of "home" after an incredible stay in Sicily. By Craig Larsen. I was midway through an email to my mother, updating her on my recent activities and travels in Sicily, when a feeling of sudden restlessness swept over me; not unlike the... Continue Reading →

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