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International Education Week

IEW 2016

This year's International Education week will take place on November 14 - 18, 2016.

Past IEW Events

Study Abroad Fair (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
Sponsored by the Office of Study Abroad & Int’l Experiences
Learn how you can earn UMass Lowell credit while traveling abroad!

IEW Kick-Off Carnival (2014, 2015)
Sponsored by the International Student & Scholars Office (ISSO)
Start IEW with an international game night! Play games from all over the world and win prizes. Free food & refreshments will be provided.

Cultural Healthcare Awareness Panel (2015)
Sponsored by Nursing Students Without Borders
Diverse members of UMass Lowell community discuss person experience in healthcare and how this varies from American healthcare systems.

UMass Lowell Gospel Choir Rehearsal/Meditation (2015)
Inspiring people with a unique sound by using the genre of Gospel music. Rehearsals are to help us prepare our repertoire for the Fall and Spring concert. All are welcome!

Domino Tournament (2014, 2015)
Sponsored by LASA
LASA shares their Latin culture through dominos.

Thanksgiving Dinner (2013, 2014, 2015)
Sponsored by ISC, CSU, ISSO, Navitas
Enjoy a Thanksgiving meal with traditional foods as well as cultural dishes.

Caribbean Night (2015)
Sponsored by Haitian American Student Organization
Experience the islands’ culture with food, entertainment, fun island decorations and performances.

Cultural Festival (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
Sponsored by IRC, ISSO, ISC
Performances, cultural dances, student clubs, free food! $2 admission.

6th Annual Soiree Elegance (2015)
Sponsored by NSBE, IEEE, SWE
The Annual Soiree Elegance is an opportunity to showcase both NSBE’s diversity and promote cultural acceptance on campus.

Asian American Culture Night (2014)
Share authentic Vietnamese, Chinese, and Cambodian foods and speak with the faculty members of the Center for Asian American Studies.Cosponsored by VSA, CASA, CELL & Multicultural Affairs.

Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration: Ways of Praise (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
Procession of Light and Multi-Ethnic Meal to follow worship at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Two Westford St., Chelmsford, MA 01824.Participating communities include: Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Sikh, Unitarian Universalist.

Women of the World (2013)
Come and learn about life as a WOMAN in other countries. Learn about cultural differences, similarities, and what affects women around the globe. Light refreshments will be provided.Presented by S.I.S.T.E.R.S.

The China Triangle: China's Rise and the Future of the Western Hemisphere (2012)
This event is part of the Speaker Series presented by the College of Health Sciences, College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Economic and Social Development of Regions/Center for Industrial Competitiveness and the Political Science Department.

Cambodian American Memory W ork (2012)
Against the background of war, genocide, and denied justice in Cambodia more than thirty years ago, Professor Cathy J. Schlund-Vials discusses remembrance work of Cambodian American cultural producers through film, memoir, and music.Presenter: UMass Lowell English Department

Islam Explained (2012)
An informal, interactive course that offers a comprehensive study on Islam, covering articles of faith, worship, purpose of creation & economics. Offered by Prof. M. Riaz Khan, Professor & Chair of the Operations & Information Systems.

Bailes Latinos, Salsa Dancing (2011, 2012)
Come learn to dance the salsa and merengue! Both dances will be taught by UMass Lowell students in the Spanish language program. Information about each dance will be presented in Spanish with a simultaneous translation in English, each dance will be demonstrated, and then dance instruction will begin. Latin music and costumes will lend ambiance to the affair. Presenter: Department of Cultural Studies.