International Week 2016

The Center for International Education Presents:
International Week 2016 – Go Global!
April 18-22, 2016

International week is an annual celebration of international education featuring exciting, global event s every day. Experience and learn about the world right here at NAU!
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International Week Schedule

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Week Long Events:

International Food

April 18 – 22 
Hotspot and The Dub
International food at the Hotspot and Dub all week long!

Monday, April 18:

Parade of Nations

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Beginning at the Center for International Education, ending at the University Union
NAU International Students from dozens of countries will parade around campus in a show of campus international diversity, in the 'kick-off' event for International Week!

Education Abroad Information Session

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Blome Hall, Building 2, Conference Room
Stop by and learn more about study abroad! Learn where you can go, how affordable it really is!

Movie: He Named Me Malala

7:30pm
International Pavilion
Come hear the truthfully heroic story of Malala and partake in our discussion afterwards led by a panel of diversity driven faculty and staff. Free tickets available 4/1 at the International Pavilion.

Tuesday, April 19:

Education Abroad Information Table

11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Booth outside the Hotspot, University Union, Building 30B
Stop by and learn more about study abroad! Learn where you can go, how affordable it really is, and speak with NAU students who have studied abroad before!

NAU Faculty and Staff Brown Bag Lunch: Hiring Foreign Faculty and Staff - Immigration Basics

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Blome Hall, Building 2, Conference Room
This session is intended for NAU staff and faculty who are involved with hiring international employees and/or sponsoring international scholars and other visitors. Find out how to assist international employees and scholars to obtain the appropriate immigration status (visa). Learn basic concepts and common terms in U.S. Immigration Law.

ISSS Travel Authorization Day

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Blome Hall, Building 2, Conference Room
Attention International Students and Scholars: Need your I-20 or DS-2019 authorized for travel this summer? Get your immigration documents reviewed and signed by an ISSS advisor on site. Stop by for refreshments or your chance to be entered into a drawing for raffle prizes.

Education Abroad Information Session

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Blome Hall, Building 2, Conference Room
Stop by and learn more about study abroad! Learn where you can go, how affordable it really is!

South Africa: The Painful Truth

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
International Pavilion, Building 50A, room 101A
This panel discussion, led by Dr. Frederick Gooding, will focus on the experiences of students on a recent faculty-led trip to South Africa.

Reel Talk Movie: Grave of Fireflies

6:30 pm
International Pavilion, Building 50A, room 104 & 106
Feature length anime film from Studio Ghibli based on a true story. This film follows the struggle of a young boy and his little sister to survive in Japan during World War II.

Wednesday, April 20:

Study Abroad Scholarship Opportunities

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Blome Hall, Building 2, Conference Room
Come learn about the amazing internship, research and volunteer opportunities that are available to you abroad. This information session will explore how to get hands-on experience in your field of study, receive academic credit and find funding!

Thursday, April 21:

Passport Day

9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Blome Hall, Building 2
Open to all NAU students! Come get your first or renew your passport for only the US Dept of State fee! We will waive the $25 execution fee payable to NAU for this one-day event. Open to all NAU students with valid current ID. Please refer to http://travel.state.gov/passport/ for a complete list of what you will need to bring. Passport photos can be purchased onsite at this event for $10.

Each One, Reach One - Both Sides of the Wall

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
International Pavilion, Building 50A
The NAU Center for International Education is pleased to present a panel discussion featuring local humanitarian aid practitioners discussing their international experiences and a presentation with Sudanese Lost Boy, Ayuen Ajok. Discussion will focus on a non-partisan celebration of compassion and valuation of those who work in international aid in support of human rights and mitigation of human suffering. In honor of NAU alumna Kayla Mueller with a special message from her parents, Carl and Marsha Mueller.

Friday, April 22:

Chinese Scholar Presentation

9:00 am - 11:30 am

Blome Hall, Building 2, Conference Room

Chinese scholars will be presenting their studies, research and life at NAU and will also discuss higher education in China.

Global Game Day

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pedway, in front of the University Union
Join the Global Languages and Cultures department to play games from around the world!

International Festival

2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

DuBois Center Ballroom, Building 64
Come to the DuBois Ballroom for a trip around the world, as NAU's international students, campus and community organizations present country and culture displays. Get your free 'CIE passport' and travel from country to country to see exhibits, arts & crafts, games, and other items and activities of interest.

International Idol

7:00 - 9:30 pm

DuBois Center Ballroom, Building 64
Spectacular internationally themed talent show featuring music, dance, and other cultural performances from NAU students. Prizes for contestants, all attending eligible for door prizes awarded throughout the evening. Show also features random surprises and NAU celebrity judges. All welcome, FREE ADMISSION! Come early to get the best seat!