A World of Learning Opportunities at OSU and Beyond: 
November 13-17, 2017 

International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs is part of an effort 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.

Oregon State University contributes by holding a variety of activities throughout the week. Accommodations for disabilities may be made by calling (541) 737-6444 at least one week in advance of an event. 

Schedule of Events

Monday, November 13

International Flag Ceremony 

4 to 5 p.m. in the MU Main Lounge

This kick-off event will highlight the importance of international at Oregon State University and will feature flag bearers from some of the 105+ countries represented on this campus, ceremonially placing their flags in the MU, followed by a reception.  

Tuesday, November 14

International Documentary and Panel Discussion:
“Ciclovida: Lifecycle” 

4 to 6:30 p.m. in LaSells Stewart Center Construction & Engineering Hall 

We will be showing the documentary “Ciclovida,” followed by a panel discussion featuring two OSU faculty members and an OSU graduate student.  

Thursday, November 16

OSU Global Opportunities Mini Expo 

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in MU Horizon Room

Study Abroad – Faculty-led Programs – International Internships

We will have a mini global opportunities fair which will include a presentation from 12 to 1 p.m. by faculty-led study abroad leaders and past participants.

Thursday, November 16


7 to 10 p.m. in MU Horizon Room

OSU cultural groups will lead attendees in a series of short dance lessons followed by a DJ spinning international dance music so everyone can try out their new “dance moves.” Free to all, this dance will feature international desserts and music from around the globe.  



Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by November 6, 2017, to Kim Calderon at (541) 737-6444 or kim.calderon@oregonstate.edu.

To learn more about International Education Week, please visit the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.