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International Education Week 2012 Schedule of Events

Activities held in the cafeteria from 11 to 2 unless otherwise noted.

Mon. Nov. 12 Visualize our World

Wear international or traditional clothing and share your culture with UAS!

Drop by our French café and learn about various cuisines from around the world. View the number of faculty, staff and students who have roots in other countries or locations outside of Juneau. See who has stepped out of their comfort zone and been a part of a study away experience. Join in the fun and pick up an IEW Scavenger Hunt form and play the game!

Tuesday Nov. 13 Loving Culture, Loving Language

An afternoon full of robust conversation! Round tables with fellow students, staff and faculty who speak Russian, German, Spanish, French, Tlingit and Japanese will share quick phrases, offer expertise and capture your attention.

Travelogue Tuesday:  Sabrina Javier, Anthropology student, Summer-2012, Russian program. Noon to 1 pm, Egan 220

Wed. Nov. 14 Global Goodies

Come by and taste test, and perhaps purchase your favorite worldly dessert. Bake sale proceeds will be applied to the Global Connection service project, Operation Christmas Child. Middle Eastern Cultural Conceptions: Mostapha Beya, BLA Psychology student. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Egan 115

Global Entrepreneurship Brown Bag Luncheon: Ian Grant, Southeast Director, Alaska Small Business Development Center. Discussion will center on your entrepreneurial ideas and experiences! Fireweed Room, noon to 1:30 pm

Thursday, Nov. 15 World Games

Do you know which country began the game of chess? How are you at world trivia? Come by and try a quick game of Loco Ochos! Study Away Presentation:  A Student’s Perspective!: Heather Burge, ISEP participant tells it like it is. What you always wanted to know regarding the ins and outs of living, studying and financing a study away experience. 1:00-2:00 pm, Egan 115

Friday, Nov. 16 Opportunities Away and Celebration

Information tables will be available for students to obtain information and discuss with representatives options for volunteering and working abroad, internships, teaching English as a Second Language, and more. UAS’s Alaskapella group will sing and our own UAS students will have an opportunity to dance. 11 to noon author Karsten Heuer of Being Caribou will be present to sign books. After the Friday Evening at Egan lecture, SAA will be hosting a foreign flick at the Rec. Center which will be catered by Abby’s Kitchen… starting at 9 pm.


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