International House

International Education Week

About International Education Week at UT

International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.  This joint initiative of the US Department of State and the US Department of Education is part of the efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences.  International Education Week at UT aims to:

  • Educate the campus community on the importance of engaging in international and intercultural experiences
  • Increase awareness of international communities and their impact
  • Highlight international education opportunities
  • Support the diversity and inclusion initiative as outlined in Vol Vision 2020

International Education Week for 2018 will be held November 12-16.

Schedule of Events

Monday, November 12

Why International Student Recruitment MattersInternational Student and Scholar Services
3:30pm-5pm; International House Great Room
Language Practice GroupsInternational House
5pm-6pm & 6pm-7pm; Various International House Rooms
Damon and Jo: “Shut Up and Go”Campus Events Board
7pm; Alumni Memorial Building 32

Tuesday, November 13

Language Practice GroupsInternational House
5pm-6pm, 6pm-7pm & 7pm-8pm; Various International House Rooms
Foreign Film: Pelo Malo (Bad Hair)University Libraries
7pm-9pm; Hodges Library Auditorium
Introduction to International Scholarships and FellowshipsNational Scholarships & Fellowships
4pm-5pm; International House Community Rm

Wednesday, November 14

Puerto Rico International CoffeehouseInternational House and UT Libraries
1pm-3pm; Mary Greer Room, Hodges Library
The Role of Language in Today’s Global MarketLanguage & World Business 
1:30-3pm; International House Great Room
Global Experience ConferencePrograms Abroad Office
3pm-7pm; Panhellenic Building
Chinese Cooking Demonstration – Confucius Institute 
5pm-7pm; International House Great Room
Language Practice Groups – International House
5pm-6pm & 6pm-7pm; Various International House Rooms

Thursday, November 15

Gratitude Photo Exhibit- English Language Institute
2:00pm; UT Conference Center, Suite 120
Best Practices for Teaching International Students – English Language Institute
2:30pm-4:30pm; Hodges Library 213
The 6th “Chinese Culture in My Eyes” Photo Contest Award CeremonyConfucius Institute 3:30pm-5:30pm; International House Community Room
Language Practice Groups – International House
5pm-6pm & 6pm-7pm; Various International House Rooms
Fulbright Student Program and the ONSF Exploration GrantNational Scholarships and Fellowships
5:30pm-6:30pm; Hodges Library Rm 213

Friday, November 16

Official Smith International Center Launch
1pm-3pm; Brehm Arena


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