International Week 2017

The Center for International Education Presents:
International Week 2017
April 8-15, 2017

International week is an annual celebration of international education featuring exciting, global event s every day. Experience and learn about the world right here at NAU!
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International Week Schedule

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Week Long Events:

International Food

April 10 – 14 
Hotspot and The Dub
International food at the Hotspot and Dub all week long!

Photo Contest: "Ready, Set, Action!

April 10 - 14

International Pavilion, Building 50A

The International Week Photo Contest titled, "Ready, Set, Action!" welcomes NAU students' original photo submissions featuring movement from around the world. These global action shots will be eligible for prizes up to $250, and must be submitted with a title by April 5th to rachel.walker@nau.edu. Come vote for the top photos during International Week at the International Pavilion, Monday - Friday (April 10th - 14th). Ready, Set, Action!

Saturday, April 8:

International Karaoke

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
International Pavilion, Building 50A, Room 101A
Sing karaoke with your friends! Songs from all countries and languages are welcome!

Monday, April 10:

Parade of Nations

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Beginning at the Center for International Education, ending at the University Union
NAU International Students from dozens of countries will parade around campus in a show of campus international diversity, in the 'kick-off' event for International Week!

Film: New Roots

6:00 pm
International Pavilion, Building 50A, Room 101A
Special screening of a short film documenting innovative approaches to refugee integration followed by an informal discussion of the filmmaker's experience.

Tuesday, April 11:

Education Abroad Information Table

11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Booth outside the Hotspot, University Union, Building 30B
Stop by and learn more about study abroad! Learn where you can go, how affordable it really is, and speak with NAU students who have studied abroad before!

NAU Faculty and Staff Brown Bag Lunch: Hiring Foreign Faculty and Staff - Immigration Basics

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Blome Hall, Building 2, Conference Room
This session is intended for NAU staff and faculty who are involved with hiring international employees and/or sponsoring international scholars and other visitors. Find out how to assist international employees and scholars to obtain the appropriate immigration status (visa). Learn basic concepts and common terms in U.S. Immigration Law.

Education Abroad Information Session

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Blome Hall, Building 2, Conference Room
Stop by and learn more about study abroad! Learn where you can go, how affordable it really is!

Reel Talk Movie: Camp 14 - Total Control Zone

6:30 pm
International Pavilion, Building 50A, Flex Labs 104 & 106
NAU Inclusion and Multicultural Services presents the movie Camp 14 - Total Control Zone as a part of the Reel Talk Film Series. Come watch the movie and engage in a discussion afterwards.

Wednesday, April 12:

Education Abroad Information Session

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Blome Hall, Building 2, Conference Room
Stop by and learn more about study abroad! Learn where you can go, how affordable it really is!

International Food Festival

6:30 pm
International Pavilion, Building 50A, Room 101
Come get a taste of the world! International students from multiple countries will prepare unique global dishes for you to try! FREE ADMISSION!

Thursday, April 13:

Passport Day

9:00 am – 3:00 pm
International Pavilion, Building 50A
Open to all NAU students! Come get your first or renew your passport for only the US Dept of State fee! We will waive the $25 execution fee payable to NAU for this one-day event. Open to all NAU students with valid current ID. Please refer to http://travel.state.gov/passport/ for a complete list of what you will need to bring. Passport photos can be purchased onsite at this event for $10.

Bulgarian Dance Workshop

5:30 pm

International Pavilion, Building 50A

Horo! Bulgarian dance demonstration and workshop - come learn traditional Bulgarian folk dance. Everyone is invited, participation encouraged!

 

Friday, April 14:

Chinese Pottery Demonstration

9:30 am - 11am

International Pavilion, Building 50A, Flex Labs 104 & 106

Please join Jianjun Yang, visiting scholar from Qingzhou University, as he demonstrates the making of Nixing pottery, an art with a history of over 1000 years.

International Festival

2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

International Pavilion, Building 50A
Come to the International Pavilion for a trip around the world, as NAU's international students, campus and community organizations present country and culture displays. Get your free 'CIE passport' and travel from country to country to see exhibits, arts & crafts, games, and other items and activities of interest.

International Idol

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

DuBois Center Ballroom, Building 64
Spectacular internationally themed talent show featuring music, dance, and other cultural performances from NAU students. Prizes for contestants, all attending eligible for door prizes awarded throughout the evening. Show also features random surprises and NAU celebrity judges. All welcome, FREE ADMISSION! Come early to get the best seat!

Saturday, April 15th:

2017 Chinese Cultural Showcase

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

DuBois Center, Building 64, Ballroom

The 2017 Chinese Cultural Showcase: come and enjoy music, performance and games featuring Chinese culture; make friends with current Chinese students and scholars. Food, beverages and gifts will be provided!

World Cup Soccer Tournament

Saturday: 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm; Sunday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Final Match: Sunday (4/16) at 1:00 pm

Lower South Fields, NAU South Campus

Come represent your country at NAU's 5th annual World Cup Soccer Tournament! Up to 18 team of 11 on 11; traditional play. Sign up as a team, or as a "free agent." Registration opens March 20th. Registration: www.IMLeagues.com/NAU