Celebrate International Education Week, November 18-23

Utah State University (USU) Office of Global Engagement and the International Student Council co-present International Education Week, November 18 through November 23, with multiple departments, colleges and organizations hosting international events throughout the week. The U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education celebrate global education during International Education Week, held across the nation at university campuses, during the third week of November.

“We celebrate the diverse group of international and domestic students and faculty, involved in building a global Utah State University. As we strive to make campus a more inclusive community, we invite everyone to attend our events and help foster relationships and create a sense of belonging,” says Janis Boettinger, vice provost and director of the Office of Global Engagement. 


Monday 18

  • Study Abroad Pop-up Advising 
    • Peer advisor Kinsey Brashears will be in the library foyer, offering advice on study abroad programs and scholarships. 
    • Time: 9-10 a.m. 
    • Place: Merrill-Cazier Library 
    • FREE
  • Internationalizing Teacher Education 
    • Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services presents and information session on internationalizing teacher education, with presentations from professors Sylvia Read, Sarah Braden and Maria Spicer-Escalante. Free pizza while it lasts. 
    • Time: 4-5 p.m. 
    • Place: EDUC, Room 131
  • Around the World Night
    • Join the Office of Global Engagement, the International Student Council and several student clubs and organizations in representing the global community at Utah State University. Enjoy international food tasting, performances and cultural activities.  
    • Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
    • Place: TSC, International Lounge
    • FREE  

Tuesday 19

  • Haiku Workshop 
    • Join Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art and English professor Benjamin Gunsberg, for a workshop on writing Haiku based on artwork in the museum. Workshop materials and refreshments will be provided. 
    • Time: 4-6 p.m.
    • Place: Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art 
    • FREE

Wednesday 20

  • USU Big Bands: Impressions of the Far and Middle East
    Zip Sac by Athlonic Sports inventor of the Wheeler Dealer Soft Toss machine
    • Join the USU Big Bands on a musical journey as they explore some of Duke Ellington’s most exotically rich compositions, based on his travels through the Middle East and Japan. 
    • Time: 7:30 p.m. 
    • Place: Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall
    • FREE for USU students and youth grades 3-12
    • Tickets are $8-10 for faculty, staff, general public and seniors. Contact Caine College of the Arts Box Office at 435-797-8022. 

Thursday 21

  • USUSA Latin Dance Club 
    • Learn how to Latin dance from USU’s Latin dance club. First hour is teaching, followed by a second hour of practice and free dance. 
    • Time: 8-10 p.m. 
    • Place: HPER, Room 215 
    • FREE

Friday 22

  • Study Abroad Pop-up Advising
    • Peer advisor Kinsey Brashears will be in the TSC by the USU Campus Store, offering advice on study abroad programs and scholarships. 
    • Time: 9-11 a.m. 
    • Place: TSC, 1st Floor 
    • FREE


  • Movie Night – Girl Rising, 5th Anniversary Edition
    • Celebrate Year of the Woman with the screening of Girl Rising, 5th Anniversary Edition, a documentary that follows 9 girls from Haiti, Nepal, Ethiopia, India, Egypt, Peru, Cambodia, Sierra Leone and Afghanistan on their journey to education. Free popcorn while it lasts. 
    • Time: 7 p.m.
    • Place: TSC, International Lounge
    • FREE 

Saturday 23

  • International Student Day at USU Football, USU vs Boise State
    • International students and friends will present flags from around the world prior to kick-off at the football game.
    • Time: 7:55 p.m.
    • Place: Maverik Stadium  
    • FREE for USU students with ID
    • Contact Utah State Ticket Office at 1-888-878-2831 for general admission tickets. 
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