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International Education Week

Posted On: Thursday, November 10, 2016 Posted By: Diversity Office Tags: Committee on Equal Opportunity and Diversity, Interfaith Employee Resource Group, International Committee

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK

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Initiated in 2000 by the U.S. Department of State and the Department of Education, International Education Week ( IEW) emphasizes the importance of increasing knowledge and awareness of the world’s cultures, peoples and languages and affirms the critical role international exchange and education plays in fostering mutual understanding.

 

Celebrated from November 14th  -18th, please find below of list of IEW activities that will be held at the Medical School Campus:

 

Monday, November 14, 2016

Panel discussion: How international faiths impact healthcare and workplace

We will have panelists from the Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, and Muslim faiths. Panelists will discuss a brief personal story of their faith and how it impacts their health care as well as office working environments. RSVP HERE

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location: S1-607 Jacqueline F. Lazare Auditorium (GLC), Medical School Building, University Campus

 

 

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

International Committee

Meet members of the International Committee and learn how we work to support a welcoming and more inclusive environment for international students and scholars. Learn how you can also get involved in our annual international festival which is a celebration of the many countries and cultures that make up the University community.

Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM

Location: Multi-Purpose Room (MPR), Albert Sherman Center

 

Thursday, November 17, 2016

International Medical Education Program & Global Health Pathway

Dr. Michael Chin will be present to provide information about the international experiences that UMMS medical students do.

Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM

Location: Multi-Purpose Room (MPR), Albert Sherman Center

 

 

Friday, November 18, 2016

Immigration Services Office(ISO)

Meet and greet with the ISO staff. Learn what our office does, the community that we serve and resources that are available to the international community.

Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM

Location: Multi-Purpose Room (MPR), Albert Sherman Center

 

We look forward to your participation!

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