University of California, Riverside

International Affairs

International Education Week

International Education Week, November 7–10, 2016

Monday, Nov. 7

Visiting International Scholar Panel
10–11 a.m., HUB 268

Did you know UCR hosts visiting professors and researchers from around the world?! Our scholars are here anywhere from 30 days to 5 years. Join us as three visiting scholars share their stories of living, working, and researching in a foreign country.

Beyond Culture Workshop, in partnership with The WELL
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., HUB 302S

With the growing diversity in America, experiencing music, customs, and traditions of different cultural groups occurs daily. Cross-cultural communication is an important skill. This session will focus on developing an understanding of negative stereotyping and how we can move our behaviors from cultural appropriation to cultural appreciation.

STA Travel Airfare Workshop
Noon–1 p.m. and 1–2 p.m., HUB 379

In partnership with STA Travel, this information session will provide tips to study abroad students and budget travelers on how to find the best airfare online.

“Global Perspectives on U.S. Elections and Foreign Policy”
Global Issues Forum with special guest Vice Provost Kelechi Kalu
4–5 p.m., HUB 260

On election eve, Dr. Kalu and the students of the Global Issues Forum will share their thoughts on the international implications and perceptions of the US elections and foreign policy.

International Discussion Group
5–6:30 p.m., Surge 308

This weekly program of informal discussions covers a wide range of topics. Led by students, for students. Join us as we exchange views within a relaxed setting and engage in important cultural issues.

Tuesday, Nov. 8

Supporting International Student Success (For UCR Faculty and Staff)
10 a.m.–Noon, Surge 367

Deepen your awareness of the unique experiences of our 1500+ international students, plus develop intercultural skills and resources to support their success. Register now.

Fulbright Fellowships Information Session (For undergraduate and graduate students)
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., HUB 260

Looking for funding to do research or teach abroad? This session will focus on how a Fulbright Fellowship might fit into your academic plan. We’ll also outline the application process and timing.

DACAmented Students & Study Abroad, in partnership with Undocumented Student Programs
3–4 p.m., Surge 367

Get helpful information about studying abroad and the advance parole paperwork process at this seminar by Undocumented Student Programs and Education Abroad.

International Game Night
5–7 p.m., Surge 308

In celebration of International Education Week, join us for game night at the International Affairs office suite. Play board games, meet new people and enjoy refreshments with friends!

Wednesday, Nov. 9

International Affairs Appreciation Lunch
11 a.m.–1 p.m., Hinderaker Lawn (RSVP required)

Current international students, international scholars, and returning study abroad students
are invited to a special picnic lunch. An RSVP is required and the link is in your email invitation.

UCR Goes Global — International Fair (open to entire campus community)
11 a.m.–1 p.m., Highlander Lawn

Come out to this fun multicultural event to learn about different UCR organizations, departments and groups related to global issues and culture. Visit 10 tables & get a free cupcake! (While supplies last)

Visiting Fulbright Speaker: Ortesis Kalogirou
“Biomedical Applications of Magnetic Nanoparticles”, hosted by Dept. of Bioengineering
11:10 a.m., Winston Chung Hall 205–206

Dr. Kalogirou’s laboratory is dedicated to studying different aspects of the biomedical applications of Magnetic NanoParticles (MNPs), especially magnetic particle hyperthermia, which is among the promising approaches for fighting cancer.  Join us for an informative presentation.

Education Abroad Info Session
Noon–1 p.m., HUB 355

This info session for prospective study abroad students will outline the differences between UCR's various education abroad programs. Students will also learn about financial aid options and how to start an application.

UC Education Abroad Program Application Workshop
1–2 p.m., HUB 355

This student workshop will outline the application process and materials required for the UC Education Abroad Program (UCEAP) application.

UCR Summer Study Abroad Information Session
2–3 p.m., Surge 367

Stop by the 2017 Summer Study Abroad info session to hear about our short-term, faculty-led summer programs. Learn more about earning UCR general catalog credit on our programs!

Master’s Pathway Program Information Session
3–4 p.m., HUB 260

Learn how to secure your chances for a top-tier management position in international business, tourism and hospitality or sports anywhere in the world! Gain advanced techniques and experience at UCR, and then apply to earn your Master’s degree at one of our partner universities in Europe and Australia.

Thursday, Nov. 10

Ask the Experts Panel: Employment Based Visa Options (for UCR Faculty and Staff)
11 a.m.–1 p.m., HUB 269

Get an overview of the different types of employment-based visas, as well as their advantages and disadvantages. This information session will also help you identify key considerations when working on a temporary visa.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Additional Information

Undergraduate Recruitment
3249 Student Services Building
Tel: (951) 827-4531
Fax: (951) 827-4532

Graduate Division
Univ. Office Building, Room 141
Tel: (951) 827-3313

UC Riverside Extension
UCR Extension Center
Tel: (951) 827-4105 or (800) 442-4990 toll-free
Fax: (951) 827-7273