IEW

International Education Week

November 16–20

Let’s Go Global!

International Education Week (IEW), November 16–20, 2020 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 promotes programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to learning experiences in the U.S.

Events


Learning Abroad Identity Abroad Panel

Explore the intersection of racial/ethnic identity and global experiences during this panel discussion featuring faculty, staff, and students.

Monday, November 16th
3–4 p.m.

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Global Public Health Food Tour: Peru

Take a bite around the world as we highlight the foods from our global health partners in Ghana, India, Peru, and South Korea.

Monday, November 16th
(Peruvian cuisine)
5–6 p.m.

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Global Public Health Food Tour: India

Take a bite around the world as we highlight the foods from our global health partners in Ghana, India, Peru, and South Korea.

Tuesday, November 17th
(Indian cuisine)
5–6 p.m.

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Virtual Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum Info Session

Learn more about CLAC and how to pair your courses with 1-credit discussions in a variety of world languages.

Tuesday, November 17th
3–4 p.m.

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Film screening with Utah Film Center: Inventing Tomorrow

Meet passionate teen innovators from around the globe tackling environmental threats in their own backyards while they navigate the doubts and insecurities of adolescence.

Tuesday, November 17th
7–8:30 p.m.

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Going Global Career Panel

Join us for a panel discussion and networking event with employers across industries and disciplines to learn where your degree can take you.

Wednesday, November 18th
4:30–6:30 p.m.

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Engineering Students and Learning Abroad: It can be done!

Come join our virtual student panel and learn how engineering students can navigate learning abroad.

Wednesday, November 18th
4:30–5:30 p.m.

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Cooking with Chinese Corner

Join the Confucius Institute to practice conversational Chinese and learn how to make dumplings.

Wednesday, November 18th
5–6 p.m.

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Global Public Health Food Tour: Ghana

Take a bite around the world as we highlight the foods from our global health partners in Ghana, India, Peru, and South Korea.

Wednesday, November 18th
(West Africa/Ghanaian cuisine)
5–6 p.m.

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Eccles Global Keynote Speaker

Hear from Pedro Lopes, Secretary of State for Innovation and Technical Training for Cabo Verde.

Thursday, November 19th
12–1 p.m.

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Asian Studies MA Info Session

Come learn more about the interdisciplinary Asian Studies MA at the University of Utah, which emphasizes advanced language study and breadth of area studies.

Thursday, November 19th
3–4 p.m.

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Global Public Health Food Tour: South Korea

Take a bite around the world as we highlight the foods from our global health partners in Ghana, India, Peru, and South Korea.

Thursday, November 19th
(Korean cuisine)
5–6 p.m.

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UAC meets Green: Towards a Green New Deal through Urban Ecology

Green New Deal Special Panel Discussion with Ambassador of the Netherlands to South Korea, Director-General, Global Green Growth Institute, and Utah Profs.

Thursday, November 19th at 11 p.m.
Event will be recorded

(Friday, November 20th at 2 p.m. in Korea)

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Impacts of COVID on Indigenous Communities in Latin America

This event will be in Spanish and Portuguese.

Thursday, November 19th
12 p.m.

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Latin American Studies MA Info Session

Come learn more about the interdisciplinary Latin American Studies MA at the University of Utah, which emphasizes advanced language study and breadth of area studies.

Friday, November 20th
1–2 p.m.

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International Trivia Night

Show your knowledge of different countries and cultures during a virtual trivia night hosted by the International Student Council! 5 winners will receive a cozy U of U blanket from the Campus Store!

Friday, November 20th
6–7:30 p.m.

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Global Matters. Here’s why.

Now more than ever, global engagement is critical. Dr. Chris Ireland tells us why.

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