IEW 2017 Daily Activities

Please submit your IEW 2017 event to mcardec@ufic.ufl.edu.

Click each tab to find the outline of activites offered each day. (Subject to changes without notice)

 

Monday, Nov. 13

Ongoing
(Nov. 6, 2017 – January 3, 2018)

Global Culture Photography Exhibit
Nov. 6, 2017 – January 3, 2018
This exhibit sponsored by the International Center and Grinter Gallery features photographs portraying the theme of “Global Culture” taken by study abroad students, international students, faculty, staff and alumni. Location: UF Grinter Gallery (Grinter Hall)
Of interest to – Everyone
Location – Grinter Gallery, Grinter Hall Lobby

Ongoing
(Nov. 13, 2017 – December 8, 2017)

Food Drive in celebration of IEW
The Office of Enrollment Management is kicking off International Education Week by beginning their annual food drive. Stop by and give!
Of interest to – Everyone
Location – Collection boxes will be located in the Admissions, Registrar and Student Financial Affairs lobbies (Criser Hall)

10:00-10:30am

International Flags Parade (LOOKING FOR INTERNATIONAL FLAG-BEARERS!)
For the first time ever, the UF International Center will host an International Flags Parade displaying 100+ country flags. Become one of hundreds of international flag bearers who would proudly walk from the Hub to Plaza of the Americas (and back to the Hub) to kick off International Education Week and raise awareness of the importance of international education and UF’s global mission!   Everyone is welcome to join us during this fun activity to kick off International Education Week! To sign up please email GNavarro@ufic.ufl.edu
Route: Parade will begin forming at 9:30am on the West loading area of the Hub. Parade leaves at 10:00am and will encompass a walk around the Hub, Century Tower/Auditorium, Grinter Hall, Plaza of the Americas, via Union Rd and Stadium Rd. ending at the same location (the Hub).
Important: All flags must be returned to the International Center.
For more information contact Mabel Cardec at mcardec@ufic.ufl.edu
Of interest to – Everyone
Location – The Hub West Loading area

12:00noon-2:00pm

International Panel hosted by the UF College of Education
Featuring COE faculty and graduate students engaged in International Outreach, Exchange, Teaching and Research, including former Fulbright Recipients. Light Refreshments will be served
Of interest to – Everyone
Location – Terrace Room, COE, Norman Hall

1:00-2:00pm

First Year Florida Presentation about Study Abroad
Of interest to – First Year Florida students
Location – International Center at the Hub, Room 145

1:00-4:30pm

Drop-In Advising for Study or Intern Abroad
Come meet Joey Dunaway from CISabroad for drop-in advising and information on scholarships, and discounts available.
Of interest to – All Students
Location – International Center at the Hub, Room 173 (small conference room)

3:00 – 3:50pm
(class period 8)

Study Abroad Info Session
Information session about opportunities and application process. For information http://ufic.ufl.edu/SAS/index.html
Of interest to – All Students
Location – International Center at the Hub, Room 145

5:00

Reform, Dissent, and Toleration: The Reformation as a Crisis of Authority
Guest Lecture by Amy Burnett, Paula and D.B. Varner University Professor of History, University of Nebraska.
Of interest to – Everyone
Location – Smathers 100

5:00-7:00pm

Study or Intern Abroad in Asia!
Come for an info session and Q&A. Grab some pizza, and learn about spending a semester or summer abroad in China, Japan, Thailand, or Vietnam. Info session by Joey Dunaway, from CISabroad.
Location – International Center, Large Conference Room, The Hub

5:30-7:30pm

IEW Reception & International Educator Awards Ceremony
Recognition of International Educators Awards, RAD, Global Fellows, and Winners of the 2017 Global Culture Photography Competition. For more information http://www.ufic.ufl.edu
BY INVITATION ONLY
Location - Keene Faculty Center, Dauer Hall

5:30-7:30pm

Legal Issues in the US-A Conversation with a lawyer and a police officer
Legal knowledge that you should have! An attorney and a police officer will talk about legal issues that international students often face (e.g., how to avoid scams and things to be aware of in a housing contract). Bring questions--They will be available to answer them.
Sponsored by UF Gator International Focus Team, UF Counseling & Wellness Center, UF Graduate Family Housing, and the UF International Center. A meal will be served. For more information contact Dr. Chun-Chung Choi at ccchoi@ufl.edu
Of interest to – All International communities
Location – Corry Commons