International Education Week

Welcome to International Education Week
November 14-18, 2016

ALL WEEK -        Instagram Contest: Celebrate IEW by filling out a "Before I die I want to Travel to ____to study____" sign and posting it to Instagram.  Tag your entry with #IEWNevada16 to be in the running for daily prizes! The International Club will be stationed in front of the JCSU to assist you in making the sign, or feel free to make your own!


      12pm-1pm   Parade of Nations - Meet at the JCSU to participate. Dress in Traditional attire representing your country and join us for the opening parade celebrating International Education week!

      1pm-3pm     Tea Time and button making, USAC Central Office, VSG, 1st Floor


     11am-1pm     Passport Fair, Wolf Shop -  Bring along your official birth certificate, government issued photo I.D. and payment for the city and federal passport fees, and Nevada Wolf Shop Passport agents and USAC staff will help you complete your passport paperwork. Get your free passport photos and learn about study abroad opportunities!

     12pm-2pm    Global Language & Arts Expo, Wolf Shop - Enjoy tea, conversation and arts from around the world!

       5pm-7pm    Behind the Swoosh: Sweatshops and Social Justice, JSCU Ballrooms - Jim Keady, founding Director of Educating for Justice, will discuss his experience living in an Indonesian factory worker's slum on $1.25 a day, a typical wage paid to a Nike subcontracted worker.

     7pm-9pm      Panel Discussion on "Brexit", MIKC Rotunda - Join the on-going discussion about what Brexit is all about and its worldwide effect. Special guest, Dr. Przemyslaw Osiewicz, Professor of Political Science from Posnan, Poland will bring his unique perspective on this issue as well as Nevada faculty, Dr. Frederico Guerrero, College of Business, Economics, Dr. Ian Hartshorn, Department of Political Science and Dr. Yvonne Stedham, College of Business, Management. Sponsored by the Fulbright Outreach Lecturing Fund,  International Activities Committee, Office of International Students and Scholars and  Honors Program.

            9pm       Movie Showing: Lost in Translation, JCSU Theater - Enjoy a film about a lonely movie star and a conflicted newlywed who meet in Tokyo and form an unlikely bond that is heartfelt and meaningful.  There will be free popcorn and drinks!


     1pm-2pm     Faculty Opportunities: Teaching Abroad with USAC or Fulbright, JCSU Rm 320 - Come learn about international opportunities for faculty at this joint presentation from University Studies Abroad Consortium and Office of International Students and Scholars.

      6pm-8pm     "Getting Lost Abroad": Returning Students Speak, CSU Rm 320 - Join Honors students who recently studied abroad for a discussion about their experiences, how it affected them, and how they combined studying abroad with their majors.


     All day           Student World Water Forum, JCSU - Presenters will explore water issues at the local, regional, and international levels.

     1pm-3pm     Going(Back) Abroad: Fellowships & Scholarships, CSU Rm 422 - Now that you've studied abroad, how can you go back? Learn about the many opportunities for study, work, and internships from the University of Nevada, Reno Office of Fellowships and Scholarships.

      4pm-5pm     Studying and Working in Japan: Japanese consulate presentation, MIKC Rotunda

      5pm-6pm     Study Abroad Opportunities for Students, JCSU Rm 320 - Opportunities provided by USAC, Exchange Programs, Extended Studies


      All day         Student World Water Forum, JCSU - Presenters will explore water issues at the local, regional, and international levels.

     4pm-5pm     Student World Water Forum Keynote Speaker, Dr. Paul Trawick, Idaho State University, JCSU Great Room- "Moving the World toward Sustainability: Principles Gleaned from Real-world Examples in Water Management"

     6pm-9pm     Night of All Nations, JCSU Ballrooms - Experience the culture of over 20 countries serving food and presenting their traditions. Dancers and musicians will entertain the crowd, while attendees will have the opportunity to participate at various craft booths