International Education Week

A week-long annual celebration of international education and exchange from Nov. 16 to 20, 2020.

Students and Faculty at International Cafe, part of International Education Week
Students and faculty at the International Cafe, part of International Education Week 2019.

International Education Week (IEW) occurs annually during one week in November, and is a nation-wide event, celebrated at many institutions around the world. The International Initiatives Office teams up with partners across campus to host events and activities with a global theme.

2020 International Education Week

TU International is pleased to invite all students, faculty and staff to participate in International Education Week 2020. This joint initiative from the US Departments of Education and State highlights new and continuing international activities in the TU community. We look forward to you joining us for an international experience!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Monday, November 16

Show the Flags!
All day
Join the TU Study Abroad Office to 'show your flag' on social media.  Post a country flag that represents your home country, study abroad host country, or your dream destination! Tag @towsonuabroad on Twitter, Insta, or Facebook and use #IEW2020 #TUProud.

Phaan Howng: A Bag of Rocks for a Bag of Rice
All day
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Online exhibit engaging East Asian gardens to interrogate histories empire, wealth, privilege, exploitation, ecological extraction, and displacement.

Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience
1 - 2 p.m.
Click here to join the session (Zoom Meeting ID: 985 1422 8803 / Passcode: TUIEW2020)
Are you a study abroad returnee? Join this workshop to learn how to market your international experience for professional opportunities.

Study Abroad Group Advising
2 p.m.
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Come to a group advising session to learn about studying abroad with TU.

Visas After Graduation
5 - 6:30 p.m.
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Learn about visa options after OPT (including H-1B) and other important immigration updates. Facilitated by immigration lawyer Arthur Serratelli, MBA, JD.

Tuesday, November 17

Study Abroad Group Advising
2 p.m.
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Come to a group advising session to learn about studying abroad with TU.

Wednesday, November 18

What's Up with TU Study Abroad?
1 - 2 p.m.
Click here to join the session (Zoom Meeting ID: 952 5098 9633 / Passcode: tuabroad)
Learn about the study abroad opportunities available to TU students and start planning your international experience today!

Study Abroad Group Advising
2 p.m.
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Come to a group advising session to learn about studying abroad with TU.

What's Up with TU Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs?
3 - 4 p.m.
Click here to join the session (Zoom Meeting ID: 929 6700 4515 / Passcode: tuabroad)
Learn about TU's exciting summer 2021 faculty-led study abroad programs.

Crime and Punishment Cross Nationally, Norway Study Abroad 'Ask Me Anything' Drop-In Session
6 - 7:30 p.m.
Click here to join the session (Zoom Meeting ID: 956 7835 9331 / Passcode: Norway2021)

Thursday, November 19

Global Scholarships and Fellowships Session
10 - 11 a.m.
Click here to join the session (Zoom Meeting ID: 971 3790 4816 / Passcode: Global456)
Find out about funding opportunities for a variety of international experiences during your time here at TU and after graduation.

Study Abroad Group Advising
2 p.m.
Click here to join the session
Come to a group advising session to learn about studying abroad with TU.

Friday, November 20

Study Abroad Group Advising
2 p.m.
Click here to join the session
Come to a group advising session to learn about studying abroad with TU.

IEW Netflix Watch Party
8 p.m.
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You will need a Netflix account to join. Download Teleparty (formerly Netflix Party), a free Google Chrome extension. We will email you the URL to join the watch party shortly before the event start time.
Grab your favorite movie snacks, sit in your comfiest chair, and join us for a film screening of He Even Has Your Eyes (2016), a French comedy film on Netflix about family chaos when a French-African couple adopts a white child.