International Week 2014

The Center for International Education Presents:
International Week 2014 – Go Global!
April 14-20, 2014

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 14 – 18 
Hotspot and The Dub
International food at the Hotspot and Dub all week long!

Photo Exhibit: The Spirit of Change

April 14-18 Week Long Event
Entries due by April 4th
Opening Reception on April 15 from 5:00-6:00 pm 
Blome Hall, Building 2, Conference Room

Juried Photo Exhibit featuring the photographs of NAU students. To learn more about the exhibit, please click here.

Monday, April 14:

Parade of Nations

12:00 - 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!

Global Learning Symposium

4:15 pm
WA Franke College of Business, Building 81, Gardner Auditorium
The Global Learning Symposium is an opportunity for NAU students to share their international and intercultural research projects with the NAU community. This forum is open to the public.

Tuesday, April 15:

Study Abroad Q&A

10:00 - 2:00 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: Immigration Basics for NAU Departments

12:00 – 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.

Brazil Experience! Capoeira & Sambatuque

6:00 pm
Native American Cultural Center
Enjoy this free concert of Afro-Brazilian music and dance, presented by Flagstaff's local Capoeira group and the band Sambatuque!

Wednesday, April 16:

Brown Bag: Student Experience in Study Abroad

12:00 - 1:00 pm 
Blome Hall, Building 2, Conference Room
Come learn about experiences studying abroad from returning students!

International Internship Information Session

1:30 – 2:30 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 gain a hands-on experience in your field of study, receive academic credit and find funding!

The NAU Rosetta Stone

12:00 – 1:30 pm
Union Havasupai A&B
Join us for fun and fast 'mini-lessons' in these 5 languages: Korean, Chinese, and Russian (12:00 - 12:45pm) and Japanese and Italian (12:45 - 1:30pm). Participants will join NAU graduate linguists and language students to get exposed to interesting linguistic features, pronunciation, travel language, and tips for study. Join us!

Education Abroad Information Session

4:00 – 5:00 pm
Blome Hall, Building 2, Conference Room
Come learn about the Study Abroad programs offered at NAU! Learn about the process and how to get started.

International Film Series: Romántico

7:00 pm
Liberal Arts, Building 18, Room 120
Romántico follows Carmelo from San Francisco's Mission District where he washes cars by day and plays norteña music in restaurants for tips by night to his home village of Salvatierra, Mexico where he returns upon his mother's illness. Carmelo had been sending money to his family but now must resume the struggle to survive amidst the grinding poverty of his home region. The urgency and poignancy of this verité storytelling enlightens more than any statistic or headline about illegal immigration.

Thursday, April 17:

Passport Day

9:00 – 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 for a complete list of what you will need to bring. Passport photos can be purchased onsite at this event for $7.

Resume Writing & Cover Letter Workshop for International Students

5:00 - 6:30 pm
Blome Hall, Building 2, Conference Room
Learn how to prepare the best resume and cover letter as your start your life after university. Work with the NAU Writing Center to learn basics of resume writing or schedule a one-on-one appointment to customize your own resume & cover letter. All international students welcome. One-on-one advising requires registration in advance.

Le Cercle Francaise

6:30 pm
Weatherford Hotel, Upstairs at Zane Grey
Come practice your French, and meet others interested in the French language.

Spanish Table “La Tertulia”

5:30 – 7:00 pm
University Union, Union Extension, Second Floor
Come practice your Spanish, and meet others interested in the Spanish language.

German Table “Stammtisch”

6:00 – 8:00 pm
Nimarco’s Pizza, S. Beaver Street
Come practice your German, and meet others interested in the German language.

An Evening of Indian Classical Music featuring Rajeev Taranath

6:00 pm
Native American Cultural Center
This free concert features internationally acclaimed sarod performer Rajeev Taranath, who is heralded for "making music that moves sublimely from brooding introspection to climaxes of breathtaking excitement." - New Classic/Online World Music Magazine

Friday, April 18:

Chinese Scholar Presentation

9:30 - 11:30 am
Blome Hall, Building 2, Conference Room

International Festival

3:00 – 5:30 pm
DuBois Center Ballroom, Building 64
Join NAU's international community in a festival event showcasing the many countries and cultures represented on campus. Displays will include educational information, cultural artifacts, arts & crafts, games, music, and more! Approximately 40 countries will be represented.

International Idol

7:00 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!

Friday – Sunday, April 25-27

Lumberjacks 2014: World Cup Soccer Tournament

Friday - Time to TBD depending on number of participants and game schedules
Saturday - Time to TBD; All-day tournament pool play
Sunday - Time to TBD; Finals
South Rec Field Complex, NAU south campus
Lumberjack 2014 World Cup Soccer tournament! Join the excitement of NAU’s second annual World Cup Soccer tournament! 40 teams of 11 on 11; traditional play. Sign up as an individual “free agent” or as a team of 11. Represent a country with your team name, first come first served. Even if you aren’t an NAU Rec Center Member, you are welcome to play. All are welcome to watch the fun and excitement! Registration opens March 12th and closes April 2nd. 
Email for more information:
Call for more information: 928-523-3111