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Cross-Cultural Competence (3C)

Preparing for Cultural Experiences

Culture experts discuss preparing for a cultural experience.

Participating in Cultural Practices

A culture expert discusses the importance of taking part in practices that may be unusual to newcomers.


A culture expert discusses an experience that developed his perspective-taking skills.

Building Rapport

A culture expert discusses focusing on rapport in order to overcome obstacles.

Building Rapport

A culture expert discusses strategies for dealing with the stresses of intercultural encounters.

Be Culture Ready

A culture expert discusses examining behavior through a cultural lens.

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Find out how you can commemorate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month from home.

Combined U.S.-German COVID response efforts make a difference

The U.S. forces in the Kaiserslautern area of Germany are working together with local German officials to monitor coronavirus cases and serve the community.

Travel Books to Read For When You Can’t Leave Home

When you can't leave home, the next best way to experience the world is through books.

Preventing Cultural Stigma During A Global Health Outbreak

Don't let fear of the coronavirus lead to cultural stigma. Instead, focus on how you can prevent bias and discrimination, and stay healthy.