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15th Anniversary IEW International Education Week Nov 17-21, 2014

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The University of Arizona is proud to celebrate the 15th annual International Education Week. IEW is celebrated nationally and is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education. The week celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange throughout the world. The UA will host lectures, films, events and special sessions throughout the week. 

This year, IEW will kick-off with our first annual International Education Week Symposium: Global Higher Education: Innovative Opportunities, Outcomes and Pathways happening on Monday, November 17 from 8am to 5pm - the schedule for this event is outlined here. The opening of our symposium will feature a keynote address by Ambassador Stuart Holliday, CEO of Meridian International, and the rest of the day will feature presentations and events highlighting global opportunities and successes. 

The rest of the week will feature a tremendous calendar of lectures, film screenings, gallery showings and more - the complete IEW calendar is below.

IEW 2014 Events

Event Title Date of Activity/Eventsort ascending Begin Time End Time Location Name of Sponsor
Veni Emmanuel: Baroque Christmas Music from Around the World Sat, 11/22/2014 1:00 PM Holsclaw Hall School of Music
Brazilian movie session Fri, 11/21/2014 5:00 pm 7:30 pm ILC 141 Department of Spanish and Portuguese
A Closer Look Book Club: 'The Forever War' Thu, 11/20/2014 6:00 PM UA Poetry Center, Dorothy Rubel Room UA Poetry Center
Around the World in 7.5 Minutes Wed, 11/19/2014 6:00 PM 8:00 PM LEVEL Apartments, Rooftop 1020 N. Tyndall Ave International Student Services, Study Abroad and Student Exchange, International Faculty and Scholars, Graduate College
Peace Corps Information Session Wed, 11/19/2014 5:00PM 6:30PM Student Union 4th Floor in Career Services Peace Corps
Arizona in Jordan Study Abroad Information Session Wed, 11/19/2014 3:00 PM 4:00 PM Marshall 476 (CMES Library) Center for Middle Eastern Studies
L’ora del caffè Wed, 11/19/2014 2:00 PM 3:00 PM Modern Languages 284 French and Italian Department
Kurdish Language & Culture Studies Study Abroad Information Session Wed, 11/19/2014 11:00 AM 12:00 PM Marshall 476 (CMES Library) Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Horizon 2020 Wed, 11/19/2014 8:30am 10:30am Marriott University Park Office of Research and Discovery
Placebo or Belief? Religion and Health in the 21st Century Tue, 11/18/2014 5:00 PM 6:00 PM Poetry Center's Rubel Room Hester Oberman, Religious Studies Program
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship Information Session, November 18th Tue, 11/18/2014 3:00 PM 4:00 PM Marshall 476 (CMES Library) Center for Middle Eastern Studies
“Arizona in Turkey” Study Abroad Information Session Tue, 11/18/2014 10:00AM 11:00AM Marshall 476 (CMES Library) Center for Middle Eastern Studies
An Evening with Ambassador Stuart Holliday Mon, 11/17/2014 7:30 PM Pima Community College Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre, West Campus, 2202 W. Anklam Road, Tucson AZ Office of Global Initiatives, Pima Community College, Southerna Arizona Council on International Visitors
Excuse My French Mon, 11/17/2014 7:00 PM 9:00 PM Marshall 490 Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Global Excellence Reception Mon, 11/17/2014 3:00 PM 5:00 PM South Ballroom Office of Global Initiatives and the Center for English as a Second Language
Innovation Program Types: Developing Non-Credit Courses Mon, 11/17/2014 1:45 PM 2:30 PM Tubac Room (SUMC 4th Floor) The Office of Global Initiatives
Supporting UA International Students and International Faculty Mon, 11/17/2014 1:45 PM 2:30 PM Copper Room (SUMC 4th Floor) The Office of Global Initiatives
What Could Go Wrong?: Adressing Safety in International Studies and Research Mon, 11/17/2014 1:45 PM 2:30 PM Agave Room (SUMC 4th Floor) The Office of Global Initiatives
Foreign Language and Area Studies Information Session, November 17th Mon, 11/17/2014 1:00 PM 2:00 PM Marshall 476 (CMES Library) The Center for Middle Eastern Studies
College Advisory Commitee Luncheon-- Closed Event Mon, 11/17/2014 12:00 PM Closed Event The Office of Global Initiatives
Integrating Study Abroad Into Your Curriculum: Innovative Program Development Mon, 11/17/2014 11:15 AM 12:00 PM Copper Room (SUMC 4th Floor) The Office of Global Initiatives
Perspectives on Different Classroom Expectations Mon, 11/17/2014 11:15 AM 12:00 PM Agave Room (SUMC 4th Floor) The Office of Global Initiatives
Building Radical Global Collaborations for ‘Disruptive Innovation’ in Higher Education Mon, 11/17/2014 11:15 AM 12:00 PM Presidio Room (SUMC 4th Floor) Office of Global Initiatives
Planning a Career in Public Policy: Tips from Ambassador Stuart Holliday Mon, 11/17/2014 10:30AM UA Student Union Memorial Center Tucson Room The Office of Global Initiatives
Innovation in Research: Partnering with the Office of Global Initiatives Mon, 11/17/2014 10:15 AM 11:00 AM Tubac Room (SUMC 4th Floor) The Office of Global Initiatives
Funding for Graduate Students Conducting International Research- Graduate College Office of Fellowships Mon, 11/17/2014 10:15 AM 11:00 AM Presidio Room (SUMC 4th Floor) The Office of Global Initiatives
Myth Busters: Get the Facts About Study Abroad Mon, 11/17/2014 10:15 AM 11:00 AM Copper Room (SUMC 4th Floor) Copper Room (SUMC 4th Floor)
Learning to Remember: Teaching the Holocaust in Poland Today Mon, 11/17/2014 10:00 AM 11:30 AM The UA Hillel Foundation, 1245 East 2nd Street Office of Global Initiatives, Arizona Center for Judaic Studies, Department of History, Hillel Foundation, College of Education, Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Los Angeles
Opening Remarks Keynote Address by Ambassador Stuart Holliday "A Global Environment:The Role of the US in International Education" Mon, 11/17/2014 8:00 AM South Ballroom The Office of Global Initiatives
Global Wildcats Tailgate Sat, 11/15/2014 11:00 AM On the lawn of the UA Planetarium, University Blvd and Cherry Street Office of Global Initiatives
La Frontera from Spanish Outpost to Homeland Security Sat, 11/15/2014 10:00 AM 5:00 PM Arizona State Museum Arizona State Museum
Dueling Gateways: Architectural warfare in 16th c. Bijapur and Vijayanagara Fri, 11/14/2014 3:00 PM 4:00 PM Marshall 490 The Center for Middle Eastern Studies
The Evolving Ebola Epidemic in West Africa: An Update from CDC Fri, 11/14/2014 12:00PM 1:00PM DuVal Auditorium, UAMC College of Medicine
Italian Movie Nights Fall 2014: Frozen: Il regno di ghiaccio (11/13) Thu, 11/13/2014 7:00 PM Steward Observatory- N210 Department of French and Italian
Native Eyes Film Showcase: Enjoy a film screening and in-person commentary with distinguished guests Wed, 11/12/2014 7:00 PM The Loft Cinema Arizona State Museum
Home/Land:Visual Art in the North American Borderlands VASE Series- Srimoyee Mitra Wed, 11/12/2014 5:30 PM Creative Photography Auditorium, Room 108 School of Art
UAE-US Relations Wed, 11/12/2014 4:00 PM 5:00 PM Marshall Building, Room 490 Office of Global Initiatives
Exhibit - 'Curtis Reframed: The Arizona Volumes' Sun, 11/09/2014 10:00 AM 5:00 PM Arizona State Museum, 1013 E. University Blvd., just inside the Main Gate at Park and University Arizona State Museum
'From the Past to the Future: Why is Germany Doing So Well Today?' Fri, 11/07/2014 2:00 PM Student Union Memorial Center, Kiva Room, 1303 E. University Blvd. UA Alumni Association
Occulting Neoliberalism: Neoconservative Familialism in Turkey Fri, 11/07/2014 3:00 PM 4:00 PM Marshall 490 Gender and Women's Studies
Colloquium on the Potters' Communities in Ancient Greece and the Mediterranean Thu, 11/06/2014 9:00 AM 5:00 PM Old Main Arizona State Museum
Downtown Lecture Series - 'Edible Roman Empire’ Wed, 11/05/2014 6:30 PM Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W. Congress St. College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
5 Broken Cameras Wed, 11/05/2014 7:00 PM 9:00 PM Marshall 490 College of Social and Behavioral Sciences: Center for Middle Eastern Studies