iew

International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences. For more information about IEW visit: https://eca.state.gov/programs-initiatives/international-education-week

*Schedule is subject to change.

International Education Week 2016 will take on the Boca Raton campus.

Monday, Nov. 14

Resource Table
International Education Week

  • S. E. Wimberly Library - Front Porch
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Opening Ceremony
International Education Week Reception

  • Marleen & Harold Forkas Alumni Center
  • 4 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Speaker: Dr. Steven D. Roper, Executive Director
    Peace, Justice, and Human Rights Initiative
  • Dress: Business casual

Tuesday, Nov. 15

Resource Table
Globally Engaged: A World of Opportunities

  • Breezeway - Boca Raton campus
  • 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Global Leadership, Study Abroad, Internship options

The Human Library:  One  World, Many Stories

  • Wimberly Library
  • 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Discussion Panel

Global Network Initiative I:
International Education Exchange

  • Center for Global Engagement, Davis Pavilion DP-101
  • 2 - 3 p.m.
  • International students and study abroad scholars share the challenges/rewards of learning and living overseas.
  • Moderator: Dr. Yekaterina M. Davis, Academic/Cultural Programming, Assistant Director of International Services

Discussion Panel
English Conversation Group

  • Center for Global Engagement, Davis Pavilion DP-101
  • 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Conversational practice for international students, scholars & families.
    Facilitator: Damara Martin, GTA, Department of Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 16

Information Session
Financial Aid for Study Abroad

  • GS - 214A
  • Noon - 1 p.m.
  • Session for students interested in study abroad and financial support opportunities.

Discussion Panel
Meet and Greet

  • GS - 214B
  • 1 - 2 p.m.
  • Opportunities for FAU students to make a difference.
  • Faciliatator: Mr. Steve Hunsicker, Peace Corps Mr. Byron Anderston, City Corps

Global Lunch & Learn
Cross-Disciplinary Global Learning for Student Success

  • Live Oak A
  • 11:45 - 1:30 p.m.
  • Lunch will be provided.
  • Webinar for faculty, international/academic officers, researchers, and other international educators. Followed by moderated discussion on student academic/career success in a globally interconnected society.
  • Moderator: Dr. Mihaela N. Metianu, Director of International Services

Information Session
Global Student Leadership Consortium

  • Center for Global Engagement, Davis Pavilion DP-101
  • 2 - 3 p.m.
  • Session for students interested in participating in the Florida International Leadership Conference and other global leadership development opportunities

THURSDAY, Nov. 17

Discussion Panel
Study Abroad Opportunities

  • Breezeway - Boca Raton campus
  • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Interested in studying abroad? Spend time with a panel of returning FAU study abroad students who share their experiences.

Global Lunch & Learn
Managing Academic Stress: Tips for International Students

  • Center for Global Engagement, Davis Pavilion DP-101
  • Noon - 1:30 p.m.
  • Speaker: Dr. Raquel Cabral, Director of Owls Care Health Promotion

FRIDAY, Nov. 18

Round Table Discussion
Global Network Initiative II: Collaborative Research and Development

  • Center for Global Engagement, Davis Pavilion DP-101
  • 2 - 3 p.m.
  • Faculty, international scholars, students, and international educators discuss collaborative research opportunities on global issues.
  • Moderator: Dr. Yekaterina M. Davis, Academic/Cultural Programming, Assistant Director of International Services

International Movie Night
MOVIE TO BE ANNOUNCED - Check website for updated info.

  • Nations Multipurpose Room, Bldg-46
  • 5 - 8 p.m.
  • Beyond our Boundaries & A World of Gestures
  • Discussion Session with Dr, Noemi Marin 
  • Popcorn & Soda will be provided

Healing Arts Exhibit

Embracing Diversity: Art That Empowers

  • Building SS-8, Room 229
  • 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
  • Counseling & Psychological Services 
 Last Modified 4/21/17