Loyola shares in worldwide celebration of International Education Week
Loyola press release - November 6, 2007
IEW is a dual initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, promoting programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the
In a joint effort, Tulane and Loyola will offer an array of programs and activities for the two universities and the larger
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has called for the celebration of International Education Week: “In a world where challenges transcend borders, education is essential for making the world more peaceful and more prosperous. American students can better understand global issues by learning other languages and experiencing other cultures first-hand. Moreover, our country has no more valuable asset internationally than the friendship of the millions of young people, citizens, and leaders around the world who understand the
For more information, please visit the Center for International Education at www.loyno.edu/cie for a detailed schedule of events, dates, times, and locations, or contact Kristy Magner at email@example.com
In observance of International Education Week, Loyola University New Orleans is promoting international education by sponsoring the following events. Please visit www.loyno.edu/cie for updated information on events scheduled at
Monday, November 12, at 2 p.m.
"Building Sustainable Chinese Cities: The Perspectives from Shanghai"
Tulane University, Lavin Bernick Center: Rechler Room 202
Presented by: Mingzheng Shi, Ph.D, Director New York University in Shanghai
Monday, November 12, at 7 p.m.
Loyola University, The Underground, Danna Student Center
Presented by: Catherine Wessinger, Ph.D, Loyola Religious Studies Professor
Tuesday, November 13, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
"Off the Beaten Path: Non-Traditional Study Abroad"
Loyola University, Monroe Library, Multimedia Room I
Featuring: Chile, Egypt, Rwanda, Tanzania & Uganda
Tuesday, November 13, at 7 p.m.
City of God (Brazil)
Tulane University, Goldring/Woldenberg Hall, Room 1111
Presented by Edie Wolfe, Ph.D, Stone Center for Latin American Studies
Wednesday, November 14, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
"Working Abroad: Opportunities for Undergraduates"
Loyola University, Monroe Library, Multimedia Room II
Presented by: Loyola’s Career Development Center
Wednesday, November 14, at 6 p.m.
Paradise Now (Middle East)
Loyola University, Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall
Featuring: a panel discussion on the Middle East & Middle Eastern food and refreshments
Co-sponsored by: the Biever Guest Lecture Series and the Loyola Department of History
Thursday, November 15, at 12 p.m.
"Fulbright in the US and Abroad: Applications and Experiences"
Tulane University, Rogers Memorial Chapel
Featuring: Fulbright advisor, Dr. Richard Watts, and two Fulbright recipients from Senegal and the Czech Republic
Wednesday, November 14, at 6 p.m.
The Blue Angel (Germany)
Tulane University, Freeman Auditorium (Art Building)
Presented by: Tulane professor Anjeana Hans, Ph.D, Department of Germanic & Slavic Languages
Additional information may be found at this url: http://www.loyno.edu/cie/ssi/CenterforInternationalEducation-iew.htm
For additional information contact: Kristy Magner by email at firstname.lastname@example.org