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International Education Week

International Education Week


Nov 14

Polish Film Festival
7pm Little Theater 240 East Ave, by The Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies
Featuring a short film, Drawn from Memory (2011), and a screening of All that I Love (2009). Meet with the actor following the film!


Nov 15



Broaden Your Horizons
12-1pm Gleason Hall 318/418, by Simon United
Join us for an entertaining presentation of cultural aspects to life and work and a celebration of diversity from some current Simon students!  They will offer insights to local history, dress, customs, and business expectations from countries represented at the Simon Business School

Faculty & Staff : Studying Abroad, Not Just For Students!
12-1pm Center for Study Abroad, Lattimore 206
There are many opportunities for faculty and staff to study abroad. Come explore your options.

Fulbright Information Session
1-2pm Stackel Rm Wilson Commons

Polish Film Festival
7pm Little Theater 240 East Ave, by The Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies
Featuring a short film, My Grandmother's Dog (2011), and a screening of Entanglement (2011), followed by a reception at the Little Cafe.

Nov 16

PassportsPassport Drive
1:30-4:30pm Stackel Rm Wilson Commons , by Center for Study Abroad
Pick up or submit your materials for a US passport. A photographer will also be there.

International InternshipsInternational Internships Panel
5-6:30pm Dewey 210E

Find out what opportunities are available and what interning abroad can do for your resume!


Nov 17






Faculty & Staff : Focus on China: Pronunciation & Cultural Context
9-10am Gavet 301, by Prof. Ellen Zuroski and CCAS
Are you struggling with the names on your roster? Learn from an expert and take attendance with confidence!

Study Abroad Information Meeting for Engineering students
11-12pm, Gowen Room

FootballAmerican Sports 101
2-3pm Goergen Field House, by ISO / Athletics
Learn the basics of America's #1 sport, American Football. Learn how the game is played, the rules, throw a football, and look at football equipment up close.

Health Professions Session
4pm Lattimore 401
Considering a career in a Health Profession and interested in studying abroad? Curious about international Medical schools?

Peace Corps LogoPeace Corps Application Workshop
7-8pm Stackel Rm Wilson Commons, by Career Center
How To Stand Out For International Service

International Night
7:30-9:30pm Havens Lounge Wilson Commons,  by TASA
Welkom : Werte marda : Bienvenidos : Dobro pozhalovat' : Selamatdatang : Hwang yong-hamnida : Irashaimasu : Huang ying :Welcome
Spend your evening immersing yourself in a wide variety of cultural backgrounds that make up the student body of University of Rochester.Travel the world and explore the sights and sounds from different countries, all within campus. So come over and celebrate the diversity in which the world has to offer. Learn something or two from your fellow peers about their backgrounds and open your minds to the different kinds of exciting performances that will be held.


Nov 18


Fulbright Information Session
2-3pm Stackel Rm Wilson Commons

International Expo
2-4pm Hirst Lounge Wilson Commons
Over 16 different international groups will have tables set up to share their group and culture. Dancing! Games! Lots to see and learn.  Featuring a poster presentation display of,"I AM..." poems by ESOL students.

Flag Celebration Featuring Haudenosaunee Social Dance
7-10pm Hirst Lounge Wilson Commons
Sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Kappa DeltaSorority and Academic Support
Celebrate the new flags in Hirst Lounge representing the countries of international students sponsored for study, the sovereign nations of Native American students, and the US territories.  An Iroquois Social Dance is an occasion celebrating community, where attendees of all backgrounds can learn traditional social (as opposed to sacred) dances while the singers (usually men) sing their accompanying songs. They are performed in a counter-clockwise circle and often require partners. The University of Rochester is hosting this occasion in honor of its recognition of Indigenous/Native nation sovereignty and overall.

Wilson Commons Flags