University of Evansville

International Education Week

International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

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International Bazaar

UE is looking forward to our 8th annual International Education Week and our 28th annual International Bazaar.

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2015 Schedule

Monday, November 16

UE Study Abroad Fair

What, Where, When, and How to Study Abroad!
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
First Floor, Ridgway University Center

  • The Study Abroad Fair offers an opportunity for UE students to gain easy access to information about the many study abroad opportunities available to them AND to gain insight into the importance of direct experience in international education as undergraduates. Meet with UE students who have studied abroad and faculty who have led programs abroad.
  • At the Study Abroad Fair, there will be representatives, information, and/or applications for the following programs:
    • Harlaxton College Semester Programs, Fall 2016 and Spring 2017
    • Harlaxton College Summer Program, Summer 2016
    • Proposed Upcoming UE short-term programs, Spring 2016 and Summer 2016
    • Affiliated International Programs for Study and Internships in Summer 2016, Fall 2016, and Spring 2017 or after graduation
      • Study options for a wide range of majors
      • Language study
      • For-credit internships
      • Teaching English abroad
  • Financial Aid, Scholarship, and Grant opportunities for undergraduate study abroad, graduate study abroad, and research abroad
  • Center for Career Development
  • Institute for Global Enterprise and GAP
  • International Club and UE International Student Engagement
IEW Featured Panel

Cuba in Context: Four Perspectives
7:00 p.m.
Eykamp Hall, Room 251, Ridgway University Center
Visit the Panel web page for more information.

Tuesday, November 17

Lunch and Lead

Experiential Education and Model United Nations
12:15 p.m.-1:15p.m.
Eykamp Hall, Room 252, Ridgway University Center

UE Student Presentations: Study, Research, and Experiential Engagement Abroad

1:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Eykamp Hall, Rooms 253-255, Ridgway University Center

1:30 p.m. Tango, Empanadas, y Mate, Oh My! Becoming a Porteña in Buenos Aires
Tessa McLinden; Senior; Spanish, International Studies, and Political Science
2:30 p.m. Tourism in Yucatán
Kaylynn Carver; Senior; Spanish, International Studies
3:30 p.m. NUFS Japanese Language Program: Let's go Nihongo
Nicole Donaldson; Senior; Business
Lauren Littlepage; Senior; Business Management, minor in Japanese Studies
4:30 p.m. Reviving Urban Gardening in Cusco, Peru, through Traditional Agriculture
Alex Schmitt; Senior; Spanish, Physics
5:00 p.m. The Jezreel Expedition
Michael Sullivan; Senior; Archaeology
5:30 p.m. A Summer in Russia
Kane Stratman; Senior; Biology, minor in Russian Studies

Wednesday, November 18

Language and Culture Mini-Lessons

12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Eykamp Hall, Rooms 253-255, Ridgway University Center

12:00 p.m. Persian Dr. Mohammad K. Azarian, Professor of Mathematics
Department of Mathematics
12:00 p.m. Russian Dr. John Meredig, Assistant Professor of German and Russian
Department of Foreign Languages
12:30 p.m. German Dr. Lesley Pleasant, Associate Professor of German
Department of Foreign Languages
1:00 p.m. French Dr. Brendan Rowley, Visiting Assistant Professor of Foreign Language
Department of Foreign Language
1:30 p.m. Thai Dr. Todsapon Thananatthanachon, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
2:00 p.m. Spanish Ms. Analia Pereira
Ms. Patricia Medina
Fulbright Language Teaching Assistants
Department of Foreign Languages
2:30 p.m. Portuguese Dr. Diana Rodríguez Quevedo, Assistant Professor of Spanish
Department of Foreign Languages
Mr. Luiz Franca de Souza
Mr. Alan Carvalho de Brito
3:00 p.m. Mandarin Chinese Ms. Guo Chen, Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant
Department of Foreign Languages
I-House: Hispanic American Music and Dance

7:00 p.m.
Class of 1959 Gallery and Lounge, Ridgway University Center

All members of the campus and local community are invited to attend a special I-House IEW event. Students in the Intro to Hispanic Culture – Latin America course will lead a sing-along of canonical songs of Spanish Speaking America. The event will conclude with a brief salsa dance lesson.

Friday, November 20

29th Annual International Bazaar-International Club

5:00-8:00 p.m.
Admission: $10 for adults, $7 in advance
Free for UE students and children 5 and under
(All proceeds benefit Soles 4 Souls)
Ridgway University Center

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

For more information, contact the UE Office of Education Abroad at