OHIO to celebrate 2022 International Education Week Nov. 14-18

Published: November 7, 2022 Author: Staff reports

Ohio University will celebrate International Education Week (IEW) from Nov. 14-18, 2022. This annual celebration seeks to champion the excellence of Ohio University’s global engagement through education, research, teaching and experiential learning.

This year’s programming will focus on students’ globally engaged research and creative activity endeavors. The week will feature numerous workshops and programs designed to highlight global student research and support instructors and students in their efforts to enhance skill and capacity in identifying and increasing global education component connections.  

IEW is an annual joint initiative by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn and exchange experiences in the United States.

Check out all the exciting events during International Education Week.


7 p.m. at Grover Atrium: Cultural Evening featuring an international performances open stage and Caribbean food


2 -3 p.m. at Alden first floor, International Collections: Photo Contest Reception, exhibit is open to the public all week


9:30-10:30 a.m. via virtual connection: CALLED to LEAD: Patton College International Student Leadership and Advocacy Initiatives, panel event discussing Patton’s core values and impact on international students’ leadership and advocacy initiatives

11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Baker MCC 219: IEW Student Global Research Symposium, internationally-focused three-minute thesis competition, up to $500 research support funds for winners

2- 3 p.m. via livestream: Watch Party: HOCO Panel “Hispanic Heritage Month: Celebrating the Voices of Our Fellow Bobcats”, re-airing of a panel featuring Latino/Latina/LatinE/Latin X alumni


11 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Alden Friends of the Library Room: IEW Workshop- Adding to Your Thesis and Dissertation Toolbox, registration closed. Students will gain tools to strengthen and clarify proposals and identify and effectively apply for funding

1-4 p.m. at Baker 230: Anti-racist, Pro-Diversity PBLL Pedagogy Workshop, guest expert: Dr. Maria M. Carreira, tap into the linguistic and cultural resources that create an inclusive and enriching learning experience for all


9 a.m.-noon at Baker 230: BRICKS Workshop for World Language and Linguistics Instructors, language instructors are invited to learn how to redesign their existing curriculum to incorporate BRICKS requirements in the Bridge Category of diversity and practice

5-6:30 p.m. at 31 S. Court St. 006: IEW Short Film Screening, featuring four short films by international students. Snacks reception at 5 p.m., screening at 5:30 p.m.

5-8 p.m. at Baker 240/242: Jollof Festival, cook-off. Learn about the origins of this delicious rice dish and help decide which county makes it best

Communication and Development Studies anniversary celebration

The Center for International Studies’ Communication and Development Studies program is celebrating its 35th Anniversary on Nov. 14-15. Learn more about the programming and events at this webpage

IEW events on the Zanesville Campus

The Zanesville Campus is hosting numerous IEW Events throughout the week. Daily regional-focused events highlight games and activities from around the globe as well as feature numerous panel presentations. All events can be found on the Zanesville Calendar of Events

Be sure to check out the IEW Homepage and find the Office of Global Affairs on social media (Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter) for additional virtual features and special IEW content, in collaboration with the Center for International Studies. Email globalaffairs@ohio.edu with any questions you have about upcoming events.