When chaos exploded three months ago in Afghanistan, people fled to other parts of the world. Governor Spencer Cox issued a statement inviting and permitting Afghan refugees to relocate to Utah.
The David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies staged "Europe from afar," where European studies professors discussed the current ways to enjoy European culture from home.
This weekend the leaders of the world's major economies will gather in Italy for the G20 Summit. Bologna, Italy is a city with roots tracing back to the bronze age and is known for being home to the oldest university in the world. This year, it was also home to the G20 Interfaith Forum.
BYU faculty and students reacted to the thousands of Haitian refugees headed toward the U.S.-Mexico border. These refugees are fleeing natural disasters and political instability, seeking new opportunities after already attempting to do so in other countries.
In the middle of the week, busy college students spend their evening sewing quilts. Not for themselves, but for refugees. Displaced people making sacrifices to travel to a foreign place and start new.
Adjusting to a new culture can be hard, on top of that the pandemic has affected international students because they cannot meet with other students and show their heritage.