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International Education Week

UNO takes part in International Education Week each fall in November before Thanksgiving. IEW 2013 will be Nov. 11-18.Download the Master Schedule.



Organized by the U.S. Departments of State and Education, IEW is a week to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange. Local events at UNO and other universities and schools around the world demonstrate that international education is not just about physically crossing borders, but also thinking and acting globally in our local communities. Read more about national and global events at


The signature IEW event at UNO is Cafe Internationale, an open house with refreshments, music, country display tables, and international student presentations. This is also where photo contest winners will be announced. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2 to 4 p.m. in Arts & Sciences Hall 241. Everyone is invited!

Download the Cafe Internationale flier

Other IEW fliers:

IEW 2013 Master Schedule
Gildersleeve Lecture

"Eyes on the World" International Photo Contest and Exhibit

Submission deadline: Wed. 6 Nov. by midnight

Voting at Criss Library: 8 to 13 Nov.

Exhibition at Library: 8 to 18 Nov.

The annual International Photo Contest, sponsored by International Studies & Programs, the Sigma Iota Rho honors society members, and generous prize donors, will be on display for voting in the Criss Library during IEW. This year, a separate online winner will also be chosen by the number of likes on the UNO Study Abroad Facebook page.

To apply, read the full guidelines and complete the entry form and e-mail it, along with one to three photos, to

Biblical Archaeology

Batchelder Conference | 14 to 16 Nov. | Thompson Alumni Center

The Annual Batchelder Biblical Archaeology Conference will feature some of the world's leading scholars in the field. Learn more at Bethsaida Biblical Archaeology

Bethsaida Open House | Mon. to Fri. 11 to 15 Nov. | 9 am to 3 pm | ASH 343

Come learn about the lost city of Bethsaida, Israel, its historical significance, and how you could join the archaeological dig next summer.

Fifth Annual Gildersleeve Know Your World Lecture

Wed. 13 Nov. | noon to 1 pm | CPACS Commons Room 132D

Political Science professor Paul Landow will speak and answer questions about his experience in Pakistan. All are welcome. Free pizza!

Help promote IEW 2013: Download the Gildersleeve Lecture flier

Study Abroad Table

Tues. 12 Nov. | 10 am to 2 pm | Mammel Hall

Wed. 13 Nov. | 10 am to 2 pm | Milo Bail Student Center

Thurs. 14 Nov. | 10 am to 1 pm | Peter Kiewit Institute

Visit to learn more about UNO’s study abroad programs, including new scholarship opportunities.

American Institute for Ferign Study (AIFS) Information Table

Tues. 12 Nov. | 10 am to 2 pm | Mammel Hall

Study Abroad Scholarship Presentation with AIFS

Tues. 12 Nov. | 4 pm to 5 pm| MBSC Chancellor's Room

Global Learning Community Study Abroad Presentation

Tues. 12 Nov. | 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm| Maverick Village Clubhouse

International Cuisine

Daily Mon. to Fri. 11 to 15 Nov. | MBSC Food Court

International dishes served daily

Global Marketplace and Bake Sale

Tues. 12 Nov. | 10 am to 2 pm | Mammel Hall

Thurs. 14 Nov. | 2 to 4 pm | Arts & Sciences Hall 241

Internationally-inspired gifts and baked goods for sale. Proceeds and donations support UNO’s International Student Emergency Loan Fund. Stop by, donate, and shop!

Interested in donating? E-mail

International Outreach and Community Service

Wed. 13 Nov. | 4 pm to 7 pm | Open Door Mission

Students will serve food, sort donated clothing, and make gift baskets for children.

Thurs. 14 Nov. | 2 to 4 pm | ASH 241

Students from Beveridge Magnet Middle School of Global Studies and the Arts will join UNO international students for intercultural activities.

International Education Week Luncheon

Mon. 11 Nov. | noon to 1 pm | MBSC Dodge Room

Invitation-only event honoring sponsored exchange students and scholars, distinguished guests, and graduating international students and International Studies majors. The winner of the Janet and Thomas Miller International Student Scholarship will be announced.

Café Internationale

Thurs. 14 Nov. | 2 to 4 pm | Arts & Sciences Hall 241

UNO's signature IEW event! Open house with refreshments, music, country display tables, and international student presentations. Photo contest winners and prizes will be announced.

Help promote IEW 2013: Download the Cafe Internationale flier

Kiwanis Club Luncheon

Fri. 15 Nov. | noon to 1 pm | Kiwanis Club of Omaha

Participants in International Professional Development will enjoy lunch and network with local Kiwanis.

Nebraska Neighbors

Fri. and Sat. 15 and 16 Nov. | West Point, Neb.

UNO international students travel to West Point for two days of intercultural exchange, visiting schools, Main Street, farms, and a music studio.

New International Student Reception

Mon. 18 Nov. | MBSC, Ballroom

Invitation-only event hosted by Nebraska Governor Heineman and University of Nebraska President Milliken welcomes new international students to the United States, Nebraska and the University of Nebraska system.