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UW-Eau Claire to celebrate International Education Week

| Samantha Johnsen

The Center for International Education at UW-Eau Claire will host a variety of virtual events the week of Nov. 16-20 in honor of International Education Week. All of the events will give students, faculty, staff and community members an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.


Leading up to International Education Week

All November:

International movies will be streamed on MyTV10 all month long. Check out favorites like ...

  • "Ladies in Black," 2018, comedy, Australia.
  • "Amélie," 2000, comedy, France.
  • "Blue is the Warmest Color," 2013, drama, France.
  • "Come What May," 2015, drama, France.
  • "Shoplifters," 2018, drama, Japan.
  • "Parasite," 2019, thriller, Korea.
  • "Honeyland," 2019, documentary, Macedonia.
  • "Pan's Labyrinth," 2006, fantasy, Spain.
  • Additional films from Belgium, Taiwan and more!

Friday, Nov. 13

  • 3 p.m.: Funding study abroad info session, virtual.

Have you always wanted to study abroad but feel unsure about funding? Attend this virtual information session and learn how you can make a future study abroad opportunity a reality. Register here

All Week:

  • Study abroad photo contest display: Third floor, Davies Center.

Monday, Nov. 16:

  • 2:30-3:30 p.m.: Student EDI tier 2 session, virtual.

Join Catherine Lee from the Center for International Education for a presentation titled "Understanding the International Student Experience." This session will enhance your knowledge and understanding of EDI and help you become an asset to the diverse world we live in today. Register for the session here

Wednesday, Nov. 18:

  • Noon-1 p.m.: Session for faculty and staff, virtual.

Join Colleen Marchwick, Center for International Education, and Dr. Jeff DeGrave, Intercultural Immersions, for a presentation titled "Looking Beyond COVID-19: Planning for Your Future Teach Abroad." Register for the virtual session here

Thursday, Nov. 19:

  • 1 p.m.: Peace Corps International Education Week: Spotlight on gender empowerment panel, virtual.

The Peace Corps presents the first in a new series of events centered on gender empowerment. In this discussion, returned Peace Corps volunteers and staff members will celebrate International Education Week by sharing projects they worked on during their service aimed at improving access to education, resources and opportunities for women and girls in communities throughout the world. Join this session to ask panelists your questions and learn about projects you can integrate into your volunteer service that tackle relevant global issues surrounding gender equity and empowerment. Note: We will be holding this event on a virtual platform. Be sure to register here

  • 4 p.m.: First-time travelers info session, virtual.

This session is intended for students applying for/accepted to UW-Eau Claire study abroad programs who have limited to no travel experience. All are welcome as you may learn something new! Register here.

Following International Education Week

Wednesday, Nov. 25:

  • Noon: Peace Corps celebrates International Education Week: Meet Wisconsin recruiter Tali Lavine, virtual.

Discover the benefits of Peace Corps service from returned volunteers. Join us to learn about the challenging, rewarding and inspirational moments from a panel of returned Peace Corps volunteers. Ask questions about service and gain tips to guide you through the application process. Register here.