Schedule

Monday, November 18

  • All Day | Global Color DayBeen abroad? Currently studying abroad in the US? Have an interest in “Going Global?” Help us kick off International Education Week by wearing your best Global Green.
  • 7:30-9:30pm | 6ixwire Project Concert | Mitchell HallInternational Education Week will kick off Monday, Nov. 18 featuring a concert by the world class crossover ensemble 6ixwire Project from 7:30-9 p.m. in Mitchell Hall. The performance by 6ixwire Project will provide listeners an Eastern-Western violin crossover featuring producing artistic director and violinist Xiang Gao, international erhu (Chinese violin) and zheng (Chinese zither) virtuoso Cathy Y. Yang, and guest artists Matthew Brower, collaborative pianist, and Liqun Lie, Chinese dulcimer performer.
    • Ticket information
      Tickets for students with an ID cost $5, and can be purchased at the Trabant University Center and Bob Carpenter Center box offices. General admission tickets for the community, faculty and staff cost $25 and can be purchased at the box office or on Ticketmaster. If the performance is not sold out, tickets will be available at the door starting at 6:30 at the same cost. As 6ixwire concerts were sold out twice last year and the seats are limited, purchasing tickets in advance is recommended. Mitchell Hall is located at the corner of College and Amstel in Newark.

 

Tuesday, November 19

  • 5-6pm | Campus Chatter Showcase Bayard Sharp HallThe Campus Chatter Showcase will be held on Tuesday November 19, from 5-6:00 pm at Bayard Sharp Hall on the corner of South Main (Elkton) and Delaware Avenue.  This discussion will be led by composer Xiang Gao and lyricist Joyce Hill Stoner on creating a “revue-sical” about challenges of college life in the 21st century. For more information on the production visit www.campuschattermusical.com.
  • 7pm | Quizzo | The Scrounge – Perkins Student CenterQuizzo is a weekly trivia game night where participants compete for prizes by answering a wide variety of trivia questions. This week’s theme will be “Going Global” and there will be snacks, raffles between rounds, and a great prize for the winners who prove to know the most about “Going Global.”
  • 7:30pm | Faculty Connection Series | Independence East Lounge, Russell D/E LoungeFaculty members will speak with students in the residence halls on a variety of topics related to International Affairs. Sessions will offer students and faculty an opportunity to speak about International issues and experiences.

 

Wednesday, November 20

  • 2-4pm | Going Global: Exploring International Opportunities | Perkins Student Center ConcourseJoin us to meet with representatives from a variety of international organizations and fields. This exploration fair will help learn more about how you can “Go Global” by going abroad and also taking advantage of internationally minded opportunities within our borders.
  • 2:30-3:30pm | Going Global: Panel of Experts | Perkins Student Center GalleryThe Going Global: Panel of Experts is a unique opportunity to hear leaders in government, academics, media, and industry share how their international experiences helped propel them into prominent careers. Learn how they got their start in their respective fields and how international experiences opened doors of opportunity and helped them cultivate skills and expertise critical to their professions. Our panel brings together a variety of nationally and internationally luminaries in their respective fields, whose stories can illustrate the many ways of going global. The panel will be moderated by Ralph Begleiter, widely respected former CNN Correspondent and current Rosenberg Professor of Communications at UD, but attendees will have a chance to submit questions for our speakers. Panelists include Paul Eckert, Asia Correspondent for Reuter’s News; Dr. Debora Hess-Norris, famous art conservationist who has worked on projects around the world; and Professor Doug Buttrey, an active member of Engineers without Borders. Before and after the panel, attendees can visit the Going Global: Exploring International Opportunities fair outside of the Perkins Gallery and speak to representatives from The Peace Corps, Study Abroad Office, Japan Exchange and Teaching Program, Engineers without Borders, and many other organizations.
  • 7:30pm | Food & Game Night | Warner Hall LoungeWhat better way to experience different cultures than by tasting cultural dishes and playing games! Food & Game night will feature a variety of foods from different parts of the world including dishes provided by The Confucius Institute, the English Language Institute, and by Residence Life & Housing. Attendees can also play games and make different crafts from different cultures throughout the world.Like to cook? If you would like to provide a dish for this event, please contact Siobhan May, Student Engagement Coordinator, Residence Life & Housing – skmay@udel.edu.

 

Thursday, November 21

  • 3-4pm | Relating Study Abroad to your Career Interests | Career Service Center – 401 Academy StreetThe session will address how a student can implement career planning skills/professional development skills to maximize his/her study abroad experience. The session will also discuss how to effectively market the study abroad experience to employers/graduate schools. Presented by the Career Services Center.
  • 8pm | RSO Spotlight | Redding Hall Lounge, Dickinson C/D Lounge, Christiana CommonsDifferent multicultural-focused Registered Student Organizations are invited into the residence halls to hold events to share their culture with attendees.

 

Friday, November 22

  • 4-6pm | Essay Contest Reception | 44 Kent WayThis event will honor all students who submitted entries to the 2013 OISS International Student Essay Contest. Everyone has an interesting story to tell about their experiences in the U.S. and this is a chance to appreciate those who have shared their stories. Light refreshments will be served as the winner of the Essay contest is announced and participants are recognized.
  • 5-9pm | The Festival of Nations | Trabant MultipurposeThis culminating event of International Education Week brings UD students and organizations from all over the globe to share their culture and talent with the UD community. This event features the International Talent and Fashion Show, as well as the Festival of Nation’s Culture Fair. The International Talent Show highlights unique and interesting talents that emphasize both international and American heritage. The International Fashion Show will highlight the diverse fashions of the students on campus and at ELI. Brilliant outfits from around the globe will be displayed providing a unique glimpse into the broad cultures represented at the University of Delaware. Throughout the night guests from the UD community are invited to visit exhibition tables representing various countries and cultures at the Festival’s Culture Fair. Students that have participated throughout International Education Week can submit the raffle tickets they have collected to win items such as an ipad, gift cards, and various other prizes.

 

Ongoing Events

  • Ongoing | Going Global BandsKeep an eye out for a chance to pick up one of our IEW “Go Global. Be Global. IEW2013” wristbands. Wristbands are sponsored by the International Caucus and will be distributed throughout campus.
  • 9am-4pm | Name That Flag | Institute for Global Studies – Elliot Hall, 26 E. Main St.Think you know your international flags? Come by Elliot Hall from on Main Street anytime from 9am-4pm and play a flag-guessing game and win prizes!

 

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