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International Education Week 2017

Join us for many activities during

International Education Week



"Intercultural Learning Showcase - Study Abroad Experiences"
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Welsh Parlor, Haggar

Study abroad returnees will share their experiences and interactions with local people in different cultural contexts. Winners of the 2017 study abroad photo, video, and essay contests will be announced at the event.

Around the World Cuisine Dinner - Dining Hall



"African Dance Night"
6:30 - 7:30 pm

Regina South Lounge

Join Elizabeth Quaye as she teaches the group an authentic African dance! 

French Dinner - Dining Hall



"International Karaoke Night"

6:00 - 8:00 pm
Welsh Parlor, Haggar

Italian Dinner - Dining Hall



"Global Research Panel"

2:00 - 3:00 pm
Vander Vennet Theatre, Student Center

Megan Uekert (Global Studies 2018) will discuss her research and internship with an NGO providing health services for displaced populations in the Dominican Republic.  She found that the fear of hospital procedures combined with a sense of being ignored or devalued by hospital personnel made pregnant women avoid the hospital, in an effort to avoid stress. 

Julie Weilbaker (Spanish & Pre-Med Major 2018) will discuss her research on women’s health in Nepal.  She found that water contamination affects women in a profound way. As caretakers of many in the household, they work directly with water in their daily tasks and this affects their family and themselves. 

Victoria Chandler (Global Studies & Creative Writing 2019) will discuss her research on gendered differences in illness in Nepal. 

Adrian Milos (Biology 2019) will discuss her research on water contamination and remediation in Nepal.



"International Cultural Festival - Showcase of World Traditions and Cultures"
5:30 - 7:00 pm
Rice Commons, Student Center

Students will be celebrating and demonstrating the beauty of their country and culture by sharing through music, dance, and cultural talents from around the world. Come enjoy the global entertainment! Wonderful refreshments will be available. 

Spanish Lunch - Dining Hall


"Henna on My Hands"
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Student Center Atrium

We will be celebrating the art of henna tattooing by drawing a tattoo for any Belle interested.  

Arabic Dinner - Dining Hall

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