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Office of International Programs


November

Tuesday, November 5th
7:30pm

Soledad O'Brien

  • Location: Van Meter Hall
  • Time: 7:30pm

Award-winning journalist, documentarian, news anchor and producer Soledad O'Brien will be speaking at the second installment of the Cultural Enhancement Series. Her lecture is entitleted Diversity: On TV, Behind the Scenes and in our Lives.

Wednesday, November 6th
11:00am - 3:00pm

Learn, Plan, Go: Walk-in Advising

  • Location: Grise Hall 128
  • Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Get advising without an appointment! Advisors will be available to answer any questions have about programs, application materials, scholarships, visas, and more!

3:00pm - 4:00pm

StudioAbroad Info Session

  • Location: Grise Hall 143
  • Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Demonstration and Q&A session on the new Study Abroad Application System- StudioAbroad.

Thursday, November 7th
11:30am

Teaching and Learning Opportunities Abroad for WKU Faculty

  • Location: Faculty House
  • Time: 11:30am

Learn about the various opportunities available to WKU faculty to teach abroad from:

  • WKU FLSA
  • WKU in England
  • Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS)
  • Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA)

Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by Center for Faculty Development, SAGL, & OIP.

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Harlaxton (semester) Walk-in Advising

  • Location: Grise Hall 247
  • Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

This event provides students that are specifically interested in studying abroad at Harlaxton an opportunity for walk-in advising.

*For Harlaxton semester-length programs

Monday, November 11th
11:00am - 3:00pm

Potter College and University College Students can Study Abroad

  • Location: Fine Arts Center (FAC) Main Floor
  • Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Find out all of your study abroad options at this information session geared toward Potter College and University College Students!

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Say Your Name: Middle East

  • Location: Faculty House
  • Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Learn how to pronounce some common names of students from the Middle East in the first of three workshops. Sponsored by ISO.

3:30pm

The Path Less Traveled: Life After Study Abroad

  • Location: Helm 100
  • Time: 3:30pm

Learn how study abroad alumni have adjusted to life after returning to the United States, how their experiences have changed them, and how they are currently using their study abroad experience.

3:30pm - 4:30pm

The Path Less Traveled: Life After Study Abroad

  • Location: Helm 100
  • Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Join us to learn how study abroad alumni have adjusted to life after returning to the United Sates, how their experiences have changed them, and how they are currently using their abroad experience.

5:00pm - 9:00pm

International Quiz Bowl

  • Location: Gary Ransdell Hall
  • Time: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Put your knowledge to the test! The College of Education and Behavioral Sciences is hosting an International Quiz Bowl. Participate in this team-based quick recall tournament to earn some prizes and, of course, bragging rights.

7:00pm

International Education Week Film Fest

  • Location: Cherry Hall 210
  • Time: 7:00pm

The Department of Modern Languages is hosting an International Film Fest in honor of International Education Week! Join us in Cherry Hall any night this week to enjoy a different foreign film.

Monday: Assal Eswad (Black Honey) introduced by Professor David DiMeo

Tuesday: American Dreams in China introduced by Professor Ke Peng

Wednesday: Intouchables introduced by Professor Karin Egloff

Thursday: Pane e Tulipani (Bread and Tulips) introduced by Fulbright instructor Paola Mannarelli

Tuesday, November 12th
7:00pm

International Education Week Film Fest

  • Location: Cherry Hall 210
  • Time: 7:00pm

The Department of Modern Languages is hosting an International Film Fest in honor of International Education Week! Join us in Cherry Hall any night this week to enjoy a different foreign film.

Monday: Assal Eswad (Black Honey) introduced by Professor David DiMeo

Tuesday: American Dreams in China introduced by Professor Ke Peng

Wednesday: Intouchables introduced by Professor Karin Egloff

Thursday: Pane e Tulipani (Bread and Tulips) introduced by Fulbright instructor Paola Mannarelli

11:00am - 3:00pm

Education and Behavioral Science Students can Study Abroad

  • Location: Gary Ransdell Hall (GRH) Main Floor
  • Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Find out all of your study abroad options at this information session geared toward Education and Behavioral Science Students!

11:30am

"International Year of ..." (IYO) Introduction Panel

  • Location: Helm 100
  • Time: 11:30am

Learn more about the "International Year of ..." program, a major campus-wide internationalization initiative, the significance of the first two countries of focus (Ecuador 14-15, South Africa 15-16), and opportunities for faculty engagement.  Discussion and presentation from members of planning committees.

2:00pm - 3:00pm

The Game of Life of an International Student

  • Location: Faculty House
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Play a board game to learn about the challenges that international students face while traveling to and living in the U.S. Sponsored by ISO.

2:30pm

"International Year of ..." (IYO) Introduction Panel

  • Location: Helm 100
  • Time: 2:30pm

Learn more about the "International Year of ..." program, a major campus-wide internationalization initiative, the significance of the first two countries of focus (Ecuador 14-15, South Africa 15-16), and opportunities for faculty engagement.  Discussion and presentation from members of planning committees.

3:30pm

The Conscious Traveler: Protecting the Places you Love to Visit

  • Location: Gary Ransdell Hall 1003
  • Time: 3:30pm

Learn the impact of your choices while traveling and get some tips on how to travel and live more sustainably. Sponsored by the Office of Sustainability.

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Interactive South America Map

  • Location: Research Center
  • Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Explore, compete, and collaborate to learn more about the geography of South America with this basketball court-sized interactive map!

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Cultural Exchange Expo

  • Location: Knicely Conference Center: Regency Room
  • Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

In celebration of International Education Week, the Geography & Geology Department is hosting a Cultural Exchange Expo! Partner with a student from a different country and prepare a presentation about what you've learned based on the 5 Themes of Geography.

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Taste of Culture

  • Location: Baptist Campus Ministry
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Learn to prepare Chinese, Indian, and Middle Eastern Cuisine! Limited to first 20 participants.

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Looking for More? Intern, Research, or [you fill in the blank] Abroad

  • Location: Rhodes Harlin Lobby
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday, November 13th
7:00pm

International Education Week Film Fest

  • Location: Cherry Hall 210
  • Time: 7:00pm

The Department of Modern Languages is hosting an International Film Fest in honor of International Education Week! Join us in Cherry Hall any night this week to enjoy a different foreign film.

Monday: Assal Eswad (Black Honey) introduced by Professor David DiMeo

Tuesday: American Dreams in China introduced by Professor Ke Peng

Wednesday: Intouchables introduced by Professor Karin Egloff

Thursday: Pane e Tulipani (Bread and Tulips) introduced by Fulbright instructor Paola Mannarelli

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Interactive South America Map

  • Location: Research Center
  • Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Explore, compete, and collaborate to learn more about the geography of South America with this basketball court-sized interactive map!

8:00am - 12:30pm

South Campus International Day

  • Location: South Campus
  • Time: 8:00am - 12:30pm

The Geography & Geology department will be hosting guest speakers on South Campus this morining. Hear from study abroad alumni and faculty or learn about a specific region. There will be a speaker at 8:00, 9:10, 10:20, and 11:30. More information to come--check back soon!

11:00am - 3:00pm

Ogden College Students can Study Abroad

  • Location: Thompson Complex Central Wing (TCCW) Main Floor
  • Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Find out all of your study abroad options at this information session geared toward Ogden College of Science and Engineering Students!

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Say Your Name: China

  • Location: Faculty House
  • Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Learn how to pronounce some common names of students from China in the second of three workshops. Sponsored by ISO.

5:30pm

Study Abroad on a Ramen Noodle Budget

  • Location: Southwest Hall Lobby
  • Time: 5:30pm

Learn how to capitalize on available funding for study abroad and how to budget appropriately to ensure your funds last. Sponsored by SAGL.

5:30pm - 6:25pm

Study Abroad on a Ramen Noodle Budget

  • Location: Southwest Hall Lobby
  • Time: 5:30pm - 6:25pm

Interested in studying abroad, but not sure if it will be possible for you financially? Stop by this information session to figure out a budget to make your study abroad experience will work for you!

Thursday, November 14th
7:00pm

International Education Week Film Fest

  • Location: Cherry Hall 210
  • Time: 7:00pm

The Department of Modern Languages is hosting an International Film Fest in honor of International Education Week! Join us in Cherry Hall any night this week to enjoy a different foreign film.

Monday: Assal Eswad (Black Honey) introduced by Professor David DiMeo

Tuesday: American Dreams in China introduced by Professor Ke Peng

Wednesday: Intouchables introduced by Professor Karin Egloff

Thursday: Pane e Tulipani (Bread and Tulips) introduced by Fulbright instructor Paola Mannarelli

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Interactive South America Map

  • Location: Research Center
  • Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Explore, compete, and collaborate to learn more about the geography of South America with this basketball court-sized interactive map!

10:00am - 11:30am

Working with International Students

  • Location: Cherry Hall 125
  • Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

Discuss the challenges and rewards of working with international students at WKU. Learn how they get here and some of their needs. Sponsored by ISO.

11:00am - 3:00pm

Health and Human Services Students can Study Abroad

  • Location: Academic Complex (AC) Main Lobby
  • Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Find out all of your study abroad options at this information session geared toward College of Health and Human Services Students!

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Fulbright Opportunities for WKU Faculty and Professionals

  • Location: Helm 100
  • Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Jennifer Fox, of the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), will present on Fulbright opportunities available to faculty and professionals.

Sponsored by OIP and the Kentucky Fulbright Association.

4:00pm

The Italian Who Came to Bowling Green: Italy in Myth and Reality

  • Location: Faculty House
  • Time: 4:00pm

Paola Mannarelli will present and debunk contemporary stereotypes of Italy and Italians by telling her own story and offering an updated portrait of modern Italy. In Spring 2014, Ms. Mannarelli will teach Italian 101 and 102 on a bi-term schedule.

Sponsored by the Modern Languages Department. A reception will follow the lecture.

7:00pm

Looking for More? Intern, Research, or [you fill in the blank] Abroad

  • Location: Rhodes Harlin Lobby
  • Time: 7:00pm

Learn about different education abroad opportunities available to WKU students. Learn how to find an experience that is the right fit for you.

Sponsored by SAGL.

Friday, November 15th
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Interactive South America Map

  • Location: Research Center
  • Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Explore, compete, and collaborate to learn more about the geography of South America with this basketball court-sized interactive map!

10:00am

Navigating Life Abroad: Our Story

  • Location: Helm 100
  • Time: 10:00am

Culture shock is part of studying abroad--learn how WKU students experienced it and how they were able to successfully overcome it.

Sponsored by SAGL.

10:00am - 11:00am

Navigating Life Abroad: Our Stories

  • Location: Helm 100
  • Time: 10:00am - 11:00am

Culture shock is part of studying abroad--learn how WKU students experienced it and how the were able to successfully overcome it.

10:00am - 2:00pm

Gordon Ford Business Students can Study Abroad

  • Location: Grise Hall (GH) Main Floor Lobby
  • Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Find out all of your study abroad options at this information session geared toward Gordon Ford College of Business Students !

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Say Your Name: India

  • Location: Faculty House
  • Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Learn how to pronounce some common names of students from India in the third of three workshops. Sponsored by ISO.

2:00pm

African Jazz Dance Experience

  • Location: Gordon Wilson Hall, 200A
  • Time: 2:00pm

Come enjoy an African jazz performance and learn a few steps yourself! The WKU student chapter of the National Dance Education Organization will be hosting an African jazz dance performance followed by a master class. Please wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to dance barefoot.

2:00pm

Research/Internship Opportunities in Paraguay

  • Location: SH 2113
  • Time: 2:00pm

Joseph Savary, Deputy Director of Para La Tierra, a not-for-profit conservation organization in Paraguay, will be speaking about available research and internship opportunities there.

Sponsored by the Biology Department.

6:30pm

Film Showing

  • Location: Faculty House
  • Time: 6:30pm

Join ISO in the Faculty House for a viewing and discussion of the Indian film, Kahaani.

Saturday, November 16th
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Interactive South America Map

  • Location: Research Center
  • Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Explore, compete and collaborate to learn more about the geography of South America with this basketball court-sized interactive map!

Tuesday, November 19th
5:00pm - 6:00pm

SAGL Pre-Departure Orientation (short-term programs)

  • Location: Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium
  • Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Mandatory pre-departure orientations for students studying abroad during winter or spring break 2014. Students can choose to attend either this orientation or the one held on Thursday, November 21st.

Wednesday, November 20th
11:00am - 3:00pm

Learn, Plan, Go: Walk-in Advising

  • Location: Grise Hall 128
  • Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Get advising without an appointment! Advisors will be available to answer any questions have about programs, application materials, scholarships, visas, and more!

4:00pm - 4:00pm

SAGL Pre-Departure Orientation (semester programs)

  • Location: Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium
  • Time: 4:00pm - 4:00pm

Mandatory pre-departure orientation for students leaving for semester (or academic year) programs during spring 2014.

Thursday, November 21st
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Harlaxton (semester) Walk-in Advising

  • Location: Grise Hall 247
  • Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

This event provides students that are specifically interested in studying abroad at Harlaxton an opportunity for walk-in advising.

*For Harlaxton semester-length programs

4:00pm - 5:00pm

SAGL Pre-Departure Orientation (short-term programs)

  • Location: Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Mandatory pre-departure orientations for students studying abroad during winter or spring break 2014. Students can choose to attend either this orientation or the one held on Tuesday, November 19th.

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