To kick off our amazing week of celebration surrounding International engagement, education and global learners, we encourage everyone to bring out their cultural dress for the day! The Office of International Engagement will be hosting an international photobooth with traditional clothes from around the world for YOU to try! Stop by and visit from 10 - 2 p.m.
Location: Office of International Engagement (Maucker 113)
Want to try a taste of worldwide cuisine? Check out international foods being served and highlighted in the UNI Dining Centers, Piazza and Rialto. Specific menu items for each day will be posted on the International Engagement Week office media accounts @ie_uni the week of International Education Week.
Sunday, November 12, 2023 - 8:00 am to Saturday, November 18, 2023 - 4:30 pm
As the stress of finals approaches, it may seem more difficult to express and practice gratitude. Luckily, gratitude is a character strength that all of us have within us AND we can intentionally work to develop it! In fact, when we regularly practice gratitude, numerous studies suggest, we increase our happiness and train our brains to see the good, even in the midst of the bad.
Here are some tips to help you flex your gratitude strength!
Find out where you’re currently at by taking a gratitude quiz such as the one from Greater Good
Keep a gratitude journal -- check out our gratitude journal; challenge yourself to complete one page per day!
Student Wellness Services offers a variety of opportunities for you to exercise your gratitude strength. Our Wellness Coaches are ready to help you explore what you’re grateful for and help you find ways to increase your gratitude practices! Sign up for a Wellness Coaching session today! We will work with you to develop strategies that work for YOU so you are able to feel the many benefits of gratitude, including lowered stress, better sleep, and stronger relationships.
Monday, November 13, 2023 - 8:00 am to Friday, November 17, 2023 - 4:30 pm
Go around the world in 80 books with Rod Libraries Special Showacase of International Authors in celebration of International Education Week! Explore authors from around the world as well as artifacts from over 50 countries!
Join the Office of International Admissions and members of International Student Promoters as they highlight just a few of the 55+ countries we have on the UNI campus through an Instagram Live! Find more information and the link on our Instagram Page: https://www.instagram.com/uni.international/
The Safe Zone Ally program is designed to identify and train community members interested in supporting the continued growth of an inclusive campus community. This program supports the university's value of cultivating a caring and diverse campus community that values respect for all people, the open and free exchange of ideas, and responsible and ethical behavior. This program is not an LGBTQ+ 101 training, but instead an opportunity for those interested in supporting our community.
What in the World is Happening: Faculty Panel - IEW
Monday, November 13, 2023 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
We loved it so much, we're bringing it back again! Learn what in the world is happening from UNI's faculty and staff as they discuss what is happening in the world today and how it affects us here in the US and even in Iowa!
Join UNI's campus community for the kick off of International Education Week with an Intercultual Potluck. Bring a food from home, share a favorite snack and connect with others through food. Reach out to the International Engagement team via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP and for more information.