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November 2022: Managing Cultural Adjustment and Culture Shock – A Local High School in Missoula for Students from Around the World

This is the 2nd part of a multi-part series, focusing on “Managing Cultural Adjustment and Culture Shock”. Last month Udo was fortunate to talk to Shiena Greata Medra...

October 2022: Managing Cultural Adjustment and Culture Shock - From Manilla to Missoula

Udo is joined by Shiena Greata Medrano, an Accounting and Management Information System Major at the University of Montana, and, if that was not enough for a full-time...

September 2022: Gabrielle Nguyen and Kate Harridge on the 40th Sister City Anniversary of Palmerston North, New Zealand and Missoula

Tune in this episode and learn more about the 40th anniversary of the sister city connection between Missoula and Palmerston North, New Zealand through Gabrielle Nguye...

August 2022: Introducing the new Executive Director of Arts Missoula - Heather Adams

Join Udo, as he is visiting with Heather Adams, who founded and was Executive Director of the Downtown Dance Collective for 13 years, has danced, taught, directed, cho...

June 2022: Music as Cultural Diplomacy – Spreading Important Messages from Missoula to Audiences in Europe Through Music as the Universal Language

Join Udo, as he is talking, to Dr. Coreen Duffy, Conductor of UM’s Chamber Chorale, Dr. James Randall, Director of UM’s School of Music, Chorale Member Saxon Holbrook,...

May 2022: Turning the Tables and Switching the Microphones: An Interview with the Host of International Voices – Udo Fluck. PART 1

Mike Smith is talking to Udo Fluck in this special episode, celebrating more than two years of International Voices podcasts. Enjoy their conversation about why and ho...

April 2022: Food as Cultural Diplomacy – Those who passionately train, guide, and inspire the next generation of culinary artists and those who study, experiment and create at the Big Sky Culinary Institute

Join Udo, as he is talking, for the first time, with six individuals in one episode. His guests are: Dr. Thomas Gallagher, Dean and Professor of the Missoula College, ...

March 2022: Food as Cultural Diplomacy – United We Eat in the Missoula Community

In part 2 of a 3 part series on Food As Cultural Diplomacy, Udo is joined by Beth Baker, program manager, and Rozan Shhib, kitchen assistant of Missoula’s Soft Landing...

February 2022: Food as Cultural Diplomacy – Two Local Chefs Share Their International Culinary Passion

Join Udo, as he is talking, for the first time with two guests in one episode, that is all about international cuisine. Meet Silvia Wirick and Wisam Raheem, two foreig...

December 2021: Matan Zamir, Deputy Consul General of the Israeli Consulate in San Francisco

Deputy Consul General Zamir talks about Israel’s leadership role in technology, innovation, and the arts, how they have impacted the country and how other countries in...

November 2021: Tammy Sandhu, MBE, British Deputy Consul General of the British Consulate in San Francisco

Join Udo for his conversation with Ms. Sandhu, as she talks about the British Government’s mission in the US, the United Kingdom hosting the United Nations Climate C...

October 2021: Dr. Volker Rachold, Head of the German Arctic Office, provides valuable insight into land-ocean interactions

Udo talks with geochemist Dr. Rachold, from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), which serves as an information and coop...

September 2021: NPR Journalist Nathan Rott weighs in on the warming climate and the changing footprint of wildfire now and in the future.

This month's podcast with guest Nathan Rott, NPR journalist, focuses on international reporting on wildfires and how recent fires have burned areas flames aren't usual...

August 2021: Lake Missoula Tea Company creating global connections through tea

Jake Kreilick, from Lake Missoula Tea Company in Missoula, MT talks about his interactions with small tea producers in Indonesia and Kenya and how their artisan loose ...

July 2021: Larry Pirnie, Missoula artist, shares his artistic journey and why it is important to listen to “The Kid”.

Join Udo for his conversation with the artist, known for his highly colorful acrylic paintings of horses and cowboy figures in western landscapes, about how the "Red R...

June 2021: Willow Kipp, Native American Artist with International Reach and Environmental Researcher

Udo is joined by Willow Kipp, who shares with him who inspired her as an artist and how her passion for Native American dance regalia design, beadwork, ledger art and ...

May 2021: "Creativity During COVID" with Dennis Kozeluh of Vienna, Austria (part 1 of a 3 part series)

Udo visits with Dennis Kozeluh, in Vienna, Austria, where he lives and has been active in the theater, music and musical theater world throughout central Europe since ...

April 2021: Annita Lucchesi, founding Executive Director of the Sovereign Bodies Institute

April 2021: Annita Lucchesi, founding Executive Director of the Sovereign Bodies Institute, who started the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls movement. T...

March 2021: Melissa Kilby, Executive Director of Girl Up, a global leadership development initiative that advances girls’ skills, rights, and opportunities to be leaders.

Honoring Women's History Month, Udo is joined by Melissa Kilby, from Girl Up headquarters in Washington D.C., to discuss the global efforts in transforming a generatio...

February 2021: New Zealand Māori Chief Wiremu Te Awe Awe and his wife Trieste Te Awe Awe in an intercultural dialogue around democracy and freedom

In this first podcast of 2021, Udo virtually travels to Missoula’s sister city Palmerston North in New Zealand to have a conversation discussing the idea of democracy ...

December 2020: Ulrich Kamp, Professor of Earth and Environment and Chair of the Environmental Studies Program at the University of Michigan in Dearborn

In this last episode of 2020, Udo talks with Ulrich Kamp, a glaciologist with an interest in environmental studies and climate change, who has researched and taught at...

November 2020: Brigitta Miranda-Freer, Executive Director of the Montana World Trade Center, Missoula, MT

Udo Fluck visits with Brigitta Miranda-Freer, Executive Director of the Montana World Trade Center (MWTC) and Director of operations for the Montana Technology Enterpr...

October 2020: Chris Hyslop, Executive Director of the Montana World Affairs Council

Udo Fluck visits with Chris Hyslop, Executive Director of the Montana World Affairs Council, about the mission, programming, achievements, future goals and relevance o...

Donna Anderson, Senior International Officer and Executive Director of the Global Engagement Office at the University of Montana.

September 2020: In this episode, Udo Fluck talks with Donna Anderson, Senior International Officer and Executive Director of the Global Engagement Office and Professor...

International Voices with Daniel Bognar

August 2020: Daniel Bognar, Head of the Division of Special Education in Germany’s Ministry of Education, Wiesbaden , Hesse, Germany. Host Udo Fluck virtually meets...

Mrs. Toni Grace, International Relations Manager in Missoula’s Sister City Palmerston North, New Zealand

In this episode, Udo Fluck connects virtually with his colleague Toni Grace about how New Zealand successfully stopped the community-spread of COVID-19 and how Miss...

Global and Intercultural Teaching and Learning in Missoula's Middle & High Schools

This podcast is PART ll, of a two-part series. Udo visits with three middle school teachers and one world language high school teacher, on some of the global and inter...

Global and Intercultural Teaching and Learning in Missoula Elementary Schools

This podcast is PART I, of a two-part series. Udo visits with five elementary school teachers and one principal, on some of the global and intercultural teaching and l...

April 2020: Dr. Sarj Patel, about the importance of global communication and collaboration in the fight against COVID-19

Udo visits with Dr. Sarjubhai (Sarj) Patel, neuroscience researcher, president and co-founder of FYR Diagnostics in Missoula, chatting about the importance of global c...

Missoula Mayor John Engen

Udo Fluck meets Missoula Mayor John Engen at City Hall to talk about cultural programs in Missoula and the importance of multicultural programming in the community.