International Education Week
SAVE THE DATE
November 18-22, 2024
Let’s Go Global!
International Education Week (IEW), celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange.
This annual event—an initiative of the U.S. Departments of State and Education—invites educational institutions to showcase and promote international programs that prepare students for a global future.
At the U, this means a full roster of events that showcase a variety of ways our community can “Go Global.” Join us for a full week of ways to become a more globally-minded citizen while at the U.
Events at Salt Lake Campus
International Education Week Kick-off Party
12:30-2:30 p.m. | Marriott Library PlazaJoin us for lively ethnic, folk, historical, national, and popular dances from around the world.
Featuring: • VIVA PERU DANCE • University of Utah Character Dance Ensemble • Ayllu United • U of U K-Pop Club
Meet and Greet with District Attorney Sim Gill
2-4 p.m. | UMFA Dumke AuditoriumInterview and Q&A with District Attorney Sim Gill hosted by the ISSS office. DA Gill was born in India and moved to the United States at an early age. His story is one of inspiration for international and domestic students alike. Students will have the opportunity to ask him questions about anything they like related to that journey and his policies.
“Are We Home Yet?” Lecture & Discussion with Ben Voegele
12-1 p.m. | ZoomJoin U Asia Campus Assistant Director Ben Voegele for a discussion on what “home” means when you grow up globally. As a “third culture kid,” Ben was born in Boise and grew up in Asia. It gave him a greater appreciation for the world and what it means to “be home.”
Global Beverages Hour
2:30-3:30 p.m. | Olpin Union, Unity LoungeTry out drinks and snacks from around the world while meeting people from around the world. A great opportunity to network and meet the ISSS staff, along with other international and domestic students.
Going Global Career Panel
3:15-5 p.m. | CTIHB Jewel Box/143Join us as we bring together panelists to highlight global careers, international experiences, and language skills and how those tools and experiences can benefit you in the workplace.
Eccles Global Learning Abroad Club presents Dr. Jeff Davis
1-2 p.m. | SFEBB Child HallHelp us celebrate International Education Week with our special guest speaker. Professor Davis will discuss his International Business experience and Learning Abroad opportunities. We will have food, fun and prizes!
Learning Abroad STEM panel
3-4:30 p.m. | Crocker Science Center Library Meeting RoomThe Learning Abroad office will be hosting a STEM panel addressing common concerns and challenges, sharing students' experiences, and how we can help you along the way.
International & Area Studies presents Ignacio Lopez-Calvo
3:30-5 p.m. | LNCO 2110A cultural production by and about Latin American authors of Asian descent and the literary and cultural representations of the relationship between human rights, racialization, gender, migration, and authoritarianism.
K-Pop Dance Fest
5-7 p.m. | Union BallroomJoin the Office for Global Engagement and the U Asia Campus for a night of K-Pop performances, workshop, and Random Play Dance with special guests U of U K-Pop Club & U Go Girl.
6-9 p.m. | Union BallroomAn annual favorite, hosted by the International Student Council and the International Student and Scholar Services Office, this event celebrates the diverse student population at the University of Utah. Participants share their cultural heritage through song, dance, and other media. All University of Utah and community members are welcome to attend this fabulous event! Open to the public. Free for all University of Utah students but reservations required.
Various timesThe Center for Latin American Studies are active partners in the annual, weeklong Filméxico film tour hosted by the Salt Lake Film Society. Filméxico offers viewers the opportunity to engage with contemporary films from up-and-coming Mexican film makers.
Banana Uyu at Shake Smart
Shake Smart (Union & Student Life Center)Stop by Shake Smart and order a special Korea-inspired menu item in celebration of the U Asia Campus.
International Education Week Book Display
Marriott LibraryIn celebration of International Education Week, we asked faculty and staff what books helped them broaden their understanding of the world. Visit Marriott Library for the full collection of recommended titles.
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