IPS News and Events

International Education Week

November 14-17, 2016


Monday, November 14:
·       Africa in World History and Culture by Dr. Saheed Aderinto, Department of History
UC Cardinal Room: 9-10am
·       I-Learn America Movie Showing and Discussion
UC Theatre (UC 315): 6-8pm
A documentary of the journey of five immigrant teenagers and their experiences adjusting and learning about a new country, city and high school.
Tuesday, November 15:
·       Study Abroad Student Panel
UC Catamount Room: 4-5pm
Learn about study abroad through the experiences of study abroad returnees.
·       Chinese Language Group Performance
BAC 130: 7-9pm
Join us for the fun of exploring China and Chinese culture through skits, song and a tongue twister!
·       Native American Heritage Program
UC 227 (ICA Office): 6pm
Join Intercultural Affairs to experience and celebrate Native American heritage. Watch the movie Apocalypto and enjoy food and discussion.  
Wednesday, November 16:
·       International Coffee Hour and Cultural Presentation
UC Cardinal Room: 4:30-5:30pm
·       Bardo Arts Center hosts a Talk by Michael Roy, Muralist
BAC 130: 5-6pm
Roy’s work is inspired by an international hodgepodge of religious and mythological themes in combination with a dedicated nostalgia for the Saturday morning cartoons of his childhood.
Thursday, November 17:
·       Global Citizenship Summit
UC Grand Room, 10:30am-1pm
Twelve groups of students will represent countries from all over the world in a model-UN fashion to produce a joint resolution, solving problems of the 21st century. (Political Science and Public Affairs Department)
·       Study Abroad Presentation
UC Cardinal Room: 4-5pm
Learn how YOU can study abroad!
·       Japan Night hosted by the Japanese Program
McKee 121: 5:30-7:30pm
This three-part series include presentations about Japanese culture, how to navigate your study abroad trip to Japan, and learn how Japanese students experience the United States. (Department of World Languages)

International Education Week
is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate the benefits of international education and worldwide exchange.  https://eca.state.gov/programs-initiatives/international-education-week


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