International Education Week

International Education Week

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: GC Tables

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Sponsored By: Women’s Center
Nov. 25th has been designated to commemorate the assassination of the Dominican political activists, the Mirabal sisters, in 1960. The goal of this UN recognized day is to raise awareness about the various types of violence and oppression women face around the world.

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: GC Gallery

Study Abroad Art Exhibition Reception

Sponsored by: Office of Study Abroad
Reception celebrating the art of students who studied abroad in Italy

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: CBC 232

Internationalization Speed Networking

Sponsored by: Faculty & Global Affairs, Office of the Provost
Meet colleagues who lead international programs and initiatives to learn of their successes and your mutual interests

Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: GC 243

Ruth K. and Shepard Broad Distinguished Lecture Series: Water Security Around the World

Sponsored by: Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs
Join internationally renowned water expert Dr. Aaron Wolf and several FIU water experts for a discussion on the state of global water security.
Please RSVP here

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: GC Pit

Study Abroad Fair

Sponsored by: Office of Study Abroad
Join us for our Study Abroad Fair to learn about all of the opportunities available to you to study abroad.

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Location: SIPA 103

Fifth Bhagwan Mahavir Nirvan Kalyanak Lecture

Sponsored by: Jain Studies Program; Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs
“The Spirit of Dialogue: Lessons from Faith Traditions in Transforming Conflict” by Dr. Aaron Wolf, Oregon State University.
Please RSVP here

Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: FIU at I-75 Ground Floor

A Taste of Italy

Sponsored by: FIU at I-75
Celebrate International Week with a delicious “HipPops” gelato pop!

Time: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: GC 150

Tuesday Times Roundtable: “Backpacking the World: Is it Right for You?”

Sponsored by: Office of Global Learning Initiatives
The Tuesday Times Roundtable (TTR) is FIU’s weekly series of moderated conversations on The New York Times article. All sessions are absolutely free, and include lunch. This week, Ari Sernik from Honors College discusses backpacking the world.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 p.m.
Location: PC 249

Around the World in 5 Senses

Sponsored by: Global First Year
When traveling abroad, use of the 5 senses is key to interpreting the world around us. Global First Year is hosting a friendly, competitive game around this idea by seeing if students can guess what a certain item is and where it comes from in the world based on solely scent, touch, taste, hearing, or sight. Try your luck, learn something and win a prize!

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: SASC 230

Ask a Gilman Scholar: Funding Study Abroad

Sponsored by: Office of Study Abroad
“I can’t afford to study abroad” is one of the primary misconceptions that prevents students from exploring educational opportunities abroad. Ashley Blake and Daniel Padron, FIU students and recent Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship recipients, will share information about their own experiences applying for scholarships, and studying abroad affordably.

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 10:0 p.m.
Location: GC Ballrooms

ISC’s 5th Annual World Fair!

Sponsored by: International Student Club
A night full of cultural diversity. A showcase of 22 countries around the world and cultural performances.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Location: GL 220

Social Movements, Civil Society and Social Justice in Europe Lecture

Sponsored by: European and Eurasian Studies Program
Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs Lecture by Dr. Peter Funke and Dr. Markus Thiel. The panel will explore the role of social movements in the pursuit of social justice in the EU.

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: MANGO 220

International Students’ Tell It All: Learning Perspectives

Sponsored by: Office of Global Initiatives
Panel of FIU’s international students will discuss teaching and learning in their home countries, and will provide insight into the unique perspectives, experiences, and challenges of FIU’s international student population.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: GL Breezeway

One Love, One Language: Mental Health

Sponsored by Counseling and Psychological Services
We all speak mental health – Come and seek out some information from the Counseling Center in English, Spanish, Creole, French, Japanese, Italian, or Portuguese!

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Frost Museum Guided Tour

Sponsored by: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
Come take a tour of the Frost Museum International exhibits! The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum enriches and educates audiences by collecting, conserving, interpreting, and exhibiting art, augmenting Florida International University’s mission to serve as local and global center for knowledge.

Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: SASC 230

“A Taste of Thanksgiving”

Sponsored by: ISSS
Come and enjoy a meal to give thanks for all you have and all you have accomplished. This is one of the most meaningful celebrations in the United States, and ISSS wants to share it with you!

Time: 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: FIU Intramural Soccer Fields

International Soccer Event

Sponsored by: ELI
Join us for an afternoon of global sportsmanship and camaraderie as we play soccer and enjoy each other’s culture and soccer abilities!…. day of International Education Week.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: WUC Panther Square

Kick-Off Bash (FIU Culture-Fest)

Sponsored by: The International Education Week Committee/ISC
Come and celebrate the launch of 2017 International Education Week with a celebration of Global Cultures! Featuring a Parade of Flags, Performances & our International Poster Competition launch. Enjoy interactive activities, tabling, performances & free food from our Global Tasting Station!

Register for the Poster Competition at http://go.fiu.edu/poster2017
Register for the Parade at http://go.fiu.edu/iweek17

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: WUC 255

Careers Around the World

Sponsored by: Career & Talent Development
Network with panelists and receive tips about working, volunteering, and studying outside of the U.S.. Light refreshment provided.

Register for the Poster Competition at http://go.fiu.edu/poster2017
Register for the Parade at http://go.fiu.edu/iweek17

Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: WUC Panther Plaza

International Late Day Latte

Sponsored by: Career & Talent Development
Come enjoy samplings of International snacks, coffees & tea. Tabling from clubs and departments.

Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: WUC Panther Plaza

Tai Chi and Chai Tea

Sponsored by: The International Education Week Committee
Stimulate the senses and gain inner peace with Tai Chi from a professional instructor & grab some tea from various regions at our tea station. Register for the event at http://go.fiu.edu/TaiChi.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: WUC Panther Square

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Sponsored by: The Women’s Center
The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (IDEVAW) promotes awareness about the global issues of sexual assault, interpersonal violence, human trafficking, and violence on college campuses and beyond.

Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: WUC 155

Drinking Games Workshop

Sponsored by: Office of Multicultural Programs & Services & Healthy Living BBC
Get informed about Global alcohol awareness in this fun & informative session featuring custom mocktails!

Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: WUC 363

H1-B Workshop

Sponsored by: ISSS
International Students Interested in obtaining information about options after graduation can get advice from an Immigration attorney at this FREE workshop.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: WUC Panther Square

Venture Abroad Fair

Sponsored by: ISC/ISSS/#FIUThankYou/The International Education Week Committee
Explore your options to travel, study and work abroad! Featuring Foreign Consulates & Embassies, U.S. Government Officials, Study Abroad & Global Learning Departments. FREE Lunch & Giveaways provided in part by #FIUThankYou!

Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: WUC 363

Ask Study Abroad

Sponsored by: Office of Global Affairs
A representative will be present to answer any questions you may have regarding FIU’s many Study Abroad programs in this open forum.

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: WUC 221

Oxfam Hunger Banquet

Sponsored by: Center for Leadership & Service
Oxfam America Hunger Banquet is an interactive community event designed to bring hunger and poverty issues to life. Every year, volunteers organize hundreds of these events on campuses, in schools, and in cities around the US.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: WUC Game Room

FIU International Game Day

Sponsored by: The International Education Week Committee/ISC
Join us to unwind as we will have a variety of games, giveaways & prizes.

* Events are subject to change. Qualified individuals with a disability requesting an accommodation to attend an event, must make the request no less than five working days in advance by calling (305) 919-5813 or TTY via FRS 1-800-955-8771. For additional event information, please call (305) 919-5813 or visit WUC 363