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November 2018 - What's Happening @ LWLC: International Education Week

What is International Education Week?

International Education Week (commonly known as IEW) is held the third week of November. For 2018, it will be November 12-17. 

International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States. (U.S. Dept. of State).

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Different universities have ideas on how to celebrate this week. Some include:

Georgia State University - 2018 IEW events along with links to international education opportunities and resources.

Rice University - promotion for 2018 IEW activities along with links to previous years' IEW activities and photos.

University of Georgia - overview of IEW with links to 2018 IEW keynote speaker and schedule of events.

University of Nevada, Reno - schedule and description of 2016 IEW events including passport application, forums, and "night of all nations".

University of South Carolina - main page with overview and links to faculty toolkit and schedule of 2018 IEW events.

 Text: NF

Youtube Video

A promotional video by the U.S Department of State and Department of Education.

video selection and text: NF

Study Abroad Photo

Yours truly participated in a semester (Fall 1988) abroad program in Nanjing China. This photo is by the tomb of the first Ming Dynasty emperor. Bicycles were the primary method of transport at the time.

Photo: NF

Books & eBooks

These are a few of our materials related to international education (text & selections: JF, NF, IM, NJ)

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