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International Education Week

 

International Education Week, November 15-19, 2021, is a joint initiative between the US Department of State and The US Department of Education designed to celebrate internationalization and exchange worldwide. This annual week of programming includes a lineup of globally themed workshops, speakers, and events that invite the Tulane community to celebrate the benefits of international representation and exchange both on our campus and in New Orleans as a whole. Tulane students, faculty, and staff are all encouraged to participate in and recognize this important celebration of the vibrant global community that has been cultivated at Tulane. IEW will also feature the annual NTC Study Abroad Fair where students can meet with program providers and institutional representatives to learn more about opportunities to study abroad at Tulane partner institutions worldwide. 

If your department or student group is hosting an event that should be added to the calendar, please contact mconnelly@tulane.edu directly.

Themed Menus

As part of International Education Week, each day from 11/15 to 11/18 will feature international cuisine representing a different country or nation that has significantly impacted New Orleans foodways. Full menus are available to view here. More information on each country and its connection to New Orleans will be displayed in the Commons:

Monday 11/15 - Vietnam/ Lunch

Tuesday 11/16 -  Brazil/ Lunch

Wednesday 11/17 - Senegal/ Lunch

Thursday 11/18 - France/Breakfast, Chitimacha Nation/Lunch

Schedule of Events

Event Name Date, Time Location Description
Trip to Hong Kong Market 11/14/2021, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST Hong Kong Market Join the Office of Academic Enrichment and Office of Study Abroad for this excursion to Hong Kong  Market!
University of Haifa Info Session 11/15/2021, 10:30 - 11:30 AM CST Online

Meeting ID: 973 4372 9497

Passcode: LBEE2P

Students who choose to study abroad in Israel through University of Haifa will have an experience they will never forget! Our wide range of special track programs and courses fulfills any student's academic interest. Courses at the International School are taught in English by faculty from various departments within the University of Haifa.
Careers Abroad Panel 11/15/2021, 11:00 - 1:00 PM CST LBC Stibbs 203 Hosted by the Center for Global Education, come learn about landing a job abroad from a panel of experts--cover letter and resume workshop included!

Latin Dance Night

11/15/2021, 5:00 - 6:00 PM CST Warren Quad Get into the groove of International Education Week with the Stone Center and LAGO! The evening will feature a salsa and bachata workshop led by De’Jon and Clo with refreshments to keep you hydrated and energized. The event is free and open to anyone in the Tulane community. Drop by to dance!
IEW Reception 11/15/2021, 5:30-7:00 PM CST

Diboll Gallery, the 3rd floor of the Commons

Join the Office of International Students and the Tulane international community for a reception to kick of International Education Week. Relax, enjoy refreshments, and celebrate the value of international education with the presentation of the 2021 "NK" Nkechi Mbaebie International Student Awards and a poster fair highlighting the work of a small group of international scholars. All are welcome.
Sciences Po Paris Info Session 11/16/21, 10:00 - 11:00 AM CST

Online

ID de réunion : 969 4384 2082
Mot de passe : 930505

Sciences Po’s exchange program is an excellent opportunity to discover internationally-focused and professionally-relevant social science curriculum, distinctive teaching methods, immersive language learning, and vibrant student life in the heart of Paris. 

EDUCO Paris Info Session 11/16/21, 11:00 - 12:00 PM CST Online Salut from Paris! Come learn about immersive language study in the heart of French culture, food, and art. Study at world-renowned institutions like Paris-Diderot and the Sorbonne while exploring the City of Light!

IFSA Study Abroad in New Zealand and Latin America Info Session

11/16/21, 11:00 - 12:00 PM CST LBC Stibbs 203

The IFSA study abroad experience is about creating serious momentum for the professional you’re becoming. You’ll enhance your education with opportunities to participate in internships, volunteering, service-learning, and research. 

Careers in the U.S. for International Students 11/16/2021, 12:00 - 1:00 PM CST Online Hosted by the Center for Global Education, come learn about landing a job in the U.S. from a panel of experts!
Global Cafe 11/16/2021, 2:00 - 4:00 PM CST LBC Mezzanine Join us for coffee, sweets, and bánh mì by Bánh Mì Boys! We are also excited to be partnering with Claire Bangser of NOLAbeings to collect photos and short stories for our #TUcitizens campaign celebrating the benefits of international representation and exchange on Tulane campus and in New Orleans as a whole. 
Global Perspectives: Urban Wildlife of Copenhagen  11/16/2021 11:00 AM -12:00 PM CST Online Inger Kærgaard, guest faculty member for Tulane Summer in Stockholm program, will speak about her own research project that aims to give bats the attention they deserve, while also learning more about urban bat populations as an indicator of the health of the city. What is the meaning behind the buzzes and social calls of the bats of Copenhagen/Stockholm? How do their echolocations/vocalizations indicate how they are using the city (feeding, mating, chatting, commuting, etc.)?
University of Melbourne Info Session 11/16/2021, 4:00 - 5:00 PM CST Online  At Melbourne you'll be studying at Australia's no. 1 ranked university, taught by leading academics, with students from all over the world – while also earning credits towards your home degree! Come learn about study abroad in Australia! 
University of Sydney Aussie Trivia and Info Session 11/16/2021, 6:00 - 7:00 PM CST Online  Quokkas, thongs, and TimTams, oh my! Log on for a fun game of Aussie trivia with our partners at University of Sydney and learn about study, research, and internship opportunities at one of Australia's top universities. 
Career Workshop for International Students 11/16/2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST Online Join staff members from the A.B. Freeman School of Business Career Management Center and Newcomb-Tulane College Career Services to learn about resources that can help drive your Global Career Strategy. In this session, we will explore GoinGlobal, a Tulane University-sponsored premium resource that can help new and experienced job seekers stand out; and discuss strategies to help your resume compete in the international job market. 

Get to know WHU in Germany

11/17/2021, 10:00 - 10:30 AM CST Online A virtual session to learn more about one of the top-ranked business schools in Europe. One of Freeman Abroad’s exchange partners, WHU offers both academic excellence and a unique study abroad experience, being located directly on the Rhine river in an idyllic UNESCO world heritage site.
Research and Intern Abroad Panel 11/17/2021, 10:00 - 11:00 AM CST LBC Rechler 202 Come learn about research and internships abroad from a panel of study abroad alum! 
SIT Spring 2022 Pre-Departure Orientation 11/17/2021, 10:00 - 11:00 AM LBC Korach 208 Pre-departure orientation for approved Spring 2022 students studying on SIT programs. 
Middlebury Schools Abroad Info Session 11/17/2021, 10:00 - 11:00 AM CST  LBC McKeever 210 Stop in for information about Middlebury programs in Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil, U.K. (Oxford), and Russia.
University College Cork Info Session 11/17/2021, 11:15 - 12:00 PM LBC Rechler 202 Learn about study abroad on the Emerald Isle with one of Ireland's top research institutions, University College Cork. 
NTC Study Abroad Fair 11/17/2021, 2:00 - 5:00 PM CST LBC Qatar 212 The world is your oyster at the NTC Study Abroad Fair! Speak with study abroad program representatives and university partners from around the world and learn about summer, semester, and academic year programs or international research and internship opportunities!
OISS Faculty and Staff Connect Workshops 11/18/2021, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM CST

Diboll Gallery, the 3rd floor of the Commons

The Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) is pleased to offer a day of workshops on November 18, covering a broad range of topics related to admitting and supporting international students and scholars. The workshops are open to all staff and faculty. Members of the Tulane community who regularly interact with international students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.

University of Sussex Info Session 11/18/2021, 10:00 - 11:00 AM CST Online Study at a world-renowned university with an academic focus on global sustainability and innovation. Learn about study abroad opportunities in the U.K. with our exchange partners at Sussex.
University of East Anglia Info Session 11/18/2021, 11:00-12:00 PM Online

Immerse yourself in life on campus, explore medieval Norwich and find your spark with a wealth of exciting modules to choose from. Learn about study abroad opportunities in the U.K. with our exchange partners at UEA. 

Equity Thursday 11/18/2021, 12:30 - 1:00 PM CST Richardson Multipurpose Room

For International Education Week 2021, join the Center for Academic Equity and the NTC Office of Study Abroad for an interactive workshop dispelling common study abroad myths. Learn the truth about intercultural education, all the places you can go, and so much more! Plus attendees at this event will be registered to receive two free passport photos while supplies last! First come first serve! Passport photos will be taken on 12/2/21. 

IFSA Study Abroad in New Zealand and Latin America Info Session

11/18/2021, 3:00 - 4:00 PM CST SSE Student Union The IFSA study abroad experience is about creating serious momentum for the professional you’re becoming. You’ll enhance your education with opportunities to participate in internships, volunteering, service-learning, and research. 
LGBTQ+ International 11/18/2021, 3:30 - 4:30 PM CST LBC Race 201 In this grab-and-go event, learn about LGBTQ+ identities around the world! Featuring resource packets for international and domestic students on LGBTQ+ scholarships, building queer community, and mental health, plus Korean skincare and beauty giveaways from KimchiChic, I Dew Care, Peripera, and more! 
University College Dublin Info Session 11/18/2021, 4:15 - 5:15 PM Online

Come learn more about study abroad in Ireland at one of the Emerald Isle's top universities! 

London School of Economics Info Session 11/19/2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST Online

This information session will give you the chance to learn more about the year-long study abroad programme at the London School of Economics and Political Science, the General Course.

Trip to Ideal Market 11/20/2021, 12:00 - 2:00 PM CST Ideal Market Join the Office of Academic Enrichment and Office of Study Abroad for this trip to Ideal Market!