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International Education Week

November 16-20, 2015

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International Education Week (IEW) is a joint initiative of the US Department of Education and the US Department of State to recognize the global exchange environment between the United States and other countries. All faculty, students and staff are strongly encouraged to participate in the various activities throughout the week!

International Education Week 2015 Calendar






ENTIRE MONTH OF NOVEMBER: International Photo Showcase (UC Exhibit Hall)







4-7:30pm, KIPJ Room H/I: Internationalization of the Curriculum Workshop


Campus Contacts for International Education Week

Kira Espiritu, Ph.D. (Co-Chair) – Director, International Studies Abroad, 619-260-4598

Jessica Calhoun, Ph.D. (Co-Chair)– Associate Director, International Studies Abroad, 619-260-4598

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International Opportunity Grant Reception

UC Exhibit Hall w/ Date & Time TBD

The USD community is invited to celebrate the international efforts of past International Opportunity Grant recipients at the IOG Reception.  Recipients from the Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015 and Fall 2015 funding rounds will have their work displayed.  We ask that those planning to attend, please RSVP for this event no later than Thursday, November 5th.  Additional details are forthcoming.  For more information on these grants and other international development opportunities for both faculty and staff members, please visit International Center's development webpage.

Internationalization of the Curriculum Workshop

Thursday, November 9th from 4-7:30pm in KIPJ Room H/I

The International Center in collaboration with the Center for Educational Excellence will host an "Internationalization of the Curriculum Workshop" for faculty. All faculty are invited to participate however those who will be teaching abroad for the first time in 2017 are required to attend.  (For more information on submiting a proposal to teach abroad during 2017, please visit the Teaching Abroad webpage.)

The call for applications for the workshop will go out early in the Fall semester.  Participants will work hands-on with their own syllabus and will leave the workshop with an internationalized version. Topics covered in the workshop include: International Course Design, International Opportunity Grants for Faculty and Faculty-Led Abroad Programs.  Dinner will be provided to all participants.  Please check back for more details.