University of Northern Iowa

International Education Week Schedule

 

2012 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK
November 12th – 16th, 2012    

“Striving for a Healthier Future Worldwide”

For additional details visit:
www.uni.edu/internationalprograms

 

Monday, November 12 

International foods served in Rialto & Piazza

8:30AM-11AM: African Drumming and Dance Lessons from special guest Nani Agbeli – come and go as you please! (Curris Business Building Rooms 1 & 3)

10AM-2PM: Information table - Study Abroad Center*  Stop here to sample “Sulawesi Toraja” Coffee from the Island of Sulawesi in Indonesia sponsored by Chats* (Gilchrist 28)

10AM-2PM: Information table - Study Abroad Center short-term spring break program "ultimate Field Experience in Tanzania"* (Gilchrist 28)

10AM-2PM: Information table - Wellness and Recreation Services*

10AM-2PM: Information table – Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Club*

11AM-2PM: International Student Teaching Center Display (Schindler Education Center 2nd Floor Lobby) 

 12PM-1PM: Kick-off Event (Maucker Union Ballroom)

    - Welcome by Dr. Nadia Korobova, Assistant Director, International Students and Scholars
    - Opening Remarks by Dr. Gloria Gibson, Executive Vice President and Provost
    - Keynote speaker Magdalena Galloway, UNI Instructor, Department of Curriculum & Instruction, Division of Instructional Technology
    - Remarks from Kathy Green, Director of University Health Services
    - German Dance Performance, Schuhplattler Ländler, Curtis Ritter and Mandy Nicklaus of the International Dance Theatre
    - Djembes African Drum Duet by Kody McCracken and Gabe Schott
    - Flute Performance by Betsy Groat and Amanda Johns
    - Scholarship drawing: $100 scholarship for an international student and $100 scholarship for an  American student in attendance!

1PM (Immediately Following Kick-Off Event): "The Italian Design" exhibit presented by Dr. Antonio Scontrino, Assistant Professor in the Graphic Technology Program, Technology Department at UNI (Maucker Union Ballroom)

2PM-3PM:  Study Abroad Center “Spring Break Study Abroad in Tanzania Information Session” (Gilchrist 009)

3PM-5PM:  Internal Affairs Film showing hosted by Chang-Li Huang, Mandarin Chinese Instructor, Department of Languages and Literatures (Maucker Union Oak Room)**

7PM-9PM:  Himalaya (L'Enfance d'un Chef) Film showing hosted by the International Student Promoters (Maucker Union Oak Room)**

7PM-9PM:  Shellmound Film showing hosted by the Reaching for Higher Ground Film Series (Center for Multicultural Education, Maucker Union 109)

Tuesday, November 13

International foods served in Rialto & Piazza

Traditional Clothing Day (students, faculty and staff are encouraged to wear international clothing)

10AM-5PM: Study Abroad Center Open House (Gilchrist 28)

10AM-2PM: Information table - Camp Adventure*

10AM-2PM: Information table - International Club of Business Students (stop here to sample Bolivian Coffee sponsored by Chats)*

10AM-2PM: Information table - Chinese Students and Scholars Association*

10AM-2PM: Information table - African Union*

11AM: Recipes from Home! Come sample International Student Nataliia Vanchkova’s Borsch Recipe (Prexy’s, Maucker Union)

11AM-2PM: International Student Teaching Center Display (Schindler Education Center 2nd Floor Lobby) 

12PM-1PM: Cultural Clothing Fashion Show hosted by International Student Association (Maucker Union Hemisphere Lounge)

12PM-2PM: "The International Student Experience" Panel Discussion (Oak Room, Maucker Union)

1PM-2PM: Ghana’s Drum and Dance Heritage, Special Guest Nani Agbeli (Maucker Union Hemisphere Lounge)

4PM-9PM: Batik Making Session, email Christine Schrage at christine.schrage@uni.edu if interested; first come, first-serve basis *cost involved for materials* (Off campus, Schrage Farm)

4PM-5PM: Visiting Scholars Reception - Invitation Only (University Book and Supply Cafe Area)

4PM-5PM: Study Abroad Center Semester “Pick a Program” Info Session (Gilchrist 009)

4PM-5PM: Study Abroad Center Scholarship Info Session (Gilchrist 007)

7PM-9PM: The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Film showing hosted by the UNI Tibetan Students along with Tibetan snacks (Maucker Union Oak Room)**

 

Wednesday, November 14

International foods served in Rialto

10AM-2PM: Information table - Study Abroad Center (stop here to sample “Huehuetenango” Coffee from Guatemala sponsored by Chats)*

10AM-2PM: Information table - Camp Adventure*

10AM-2PM: Information table - International Student Promoters (visit this table and international students will write your name in other languages!)*

10AM-2PM: Information table - International Student Association*

11AM-2PM: International Student Teaching Center Display (Schindler Education Center 2nd Floor Lobby) 

3PM-4PM: Study Abroad Center Semester “Pick a Program” Info Session (Gilchrist 009)

3PM-4PM: Study Abroad Center Study Abroad 101 Info Session (Gilchrist 007)

3PM-4PM: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) International Funding Opportunities Workshop (Maucker Union University Room) – For UNI faculty and staff, refreshments provided

3PM-7PM: Labyrinth Walk Hosted by Wellness and Recreation Services (Maucker Union Ballroom)

3:30PM-4:30 PM: Global Associates: "Focus on Africa" hosted by International Club of Business Students & the African Union (Curris Business Building First Floor Student Lounge)

6PM-7PM: International Students and Scholars Office Ethnic Food Celebration (International Students and Scholars Office, Upper level Maucker Union 113)

7PM-9PM:  Pink Saris Film showing hosted by the International Student Association followed by student led panel (Maucker Union Oak Room)** 

 

Thursday, November 15

International foods served in Rialto & Piazza

America Recycles Day

10AM-2PM: Information table - Study Abroad Center (stop here to sample “C R la Candelilla Honey” Coffee sponsored by Chats)*

10AM-2PM: Information table - Hosted by Chang-Li Huang, Mandarin Chinese Instructor, Department of Languages and Literatures*

10AM-2PM: Information table – Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Club*

10AM-2PM: Information table - National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) hosts the NSCS National Leadership Council and the United Service Organization’s Letter-Writing Campaign where students can stop and write letters thanking U.S. servicemen and women for all of their efforts*

11AM: Recipes from Home! Come sample International Student Min Zhang’s Sweet and Sour Chicken with Pineapple Recipe (Prexy’s, Maucker Union)

11AM: Recipes from Home! Come sample International Student Nathalia Soares Marques’ Coxinha de Frango Recipe (Prexy’s, Maucker Union)

3PM-4PM: Study Abroad Center Study Abroad 101 Info Session (Gilchrist 007)

3PM-4PM: Study Abroad Center Summer “Pick a Program” Info Session (Gilchrist 009)

3:30PM: Center for Multicultural Education Book Club: Severed Treaty by Tom Stohlgren (Center for Multicultural Education, Maucker Union 109)

4:30PM-6PM: Taste of Culture” hosted by Culture and Intensive English Program: International food, cultural games, presentations, and more! (Center for Multicultural Education, Maucker Union 109) 

7PM-9PM:  Sarafina Film showing hosted by the UNI African Union (Maucker Union Oak Room)**

7PM – 8:30PM Wellness Recreation Center (WRC) Day hosted by International Student Promoters: Traditional games and refreshments (Meet at Lap Pool Balcony in the Wellness Recreation Center)  

8PM: Osama CAB Film showing (Maucker Union Ballroom)**

Friday, November 16

International foods served in Rialto & Piazza

 

*All Information Tables are located across from Chats in Maucker Union

**Free pop and popcorn sponsored by NISG and SIC