UNL will celebrate International Education Week through a series of campus events Nov. 10-18.
International Education Week is an initiative led by the U.S. departments of State and Education. Started in 2000, the annual initiative celebrates the importance and benefits of international education in the United States and around the world. Today, International Education Week is observed in more than 100 countries.
UNL's observance is organized by the office of International Affairs. For more information on any of the following events, go to http://www.unl.edu/iaffairs or call 472-5358. Events are open to the public unless otherwise listed. Room numbers will be posted for events in the Nebraska Union and Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center.
Nov. 10: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. - International Student Organizations' International Food Bazaar, Nebraska Union
4 p.m. - Annual induction ceremony of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society, Gaughan Multicultural Center
7 p.m. - E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues: "China Rising: Good News or Bad News for U.S. Workers, Consumers and Investors?" Former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel and Chinese Ambassador Zhang Yesui, Lied Center for Performing Arts. Free tickets available by calling 472-4747.
Nov. 12: Noon to 1:30 p.m. - International Scholar Luncheon (by invitation only)
7 p.m. - Opera/Musical, "The Light in the Piazza," Kimball Recital Hall. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for senior citizens/students. Call 472-474 for more information.
Nov. 14: 3 p.m. - Opera/Musical, "The Light in the Piazza," Kimball Recital Hall. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for senior citizens/students. Call 472-474 for more information.
Nov. 17: 4 to 5 p.m. - Career Services Workshop, "Going Global: Finding a Job in the United States and Abroad," Gaughan Multicultural Center.
5 p.m. - Boren Awards for International Study Information Session, Nebraska Union.
Nov. 18: Noon to 1:30 p.m. - Summer Study Abroad Fair, Nebraska Union.
4 p.m. - Edythe Wiebers International Studies Scholarship Presentation, Nebraska Union.
5 to 6:30 p.m. - Fulbright Reception, Van Brunt Visitors Center (by invitation only).
7 p.m. - Honors Forum/Nebraska Colloquium Event, "Rescuing Human Rights: The Impact of Globalization on International Human Rights Law," Brian Lepard, professor of law, Nebraska Union.
7 to 9 p.m. - Movie, "Little Town of Bethlehem," about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in the Middle East, Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. Presented by the Muslim Students Association.
More details at: ww.unl.edu/iaffairs