International Education Week 2021



International Education Week 2021

A week dedicated to celebrating the benefits of international education and academic exchanges worldwide! IEW is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education.

IEW 2021 Events happening at WT

NOVEMBER 15 - 18, 2021

11:00am - 1:00pm Study Abroad info table Stop by our table in the JBK and discover faculty-led programs for May and Summer 2022! JBK Commons
12:20pm - 1:20pm Rangel and Pickering Fellowships info session Learn about two of the most prestigious diplomatic fellowships: Rangel and Pickering

Virtual. Register in advance HERE

1:00pm - 2:30pm Fulbright U.S. Student Program info session Everything there is to know about Fulbright opportunities for U.S. students. Presented by Lee Rivers, Outreach Specialist for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Virtual. Register in advance HERE!

10:00am - 2:00pm Passport fair Apply for a passport on campus and get ready for your next trip! Come prepared with all required documentation; read more at the State Department Passport website. JBK Hallway (by world map)
12:30pm - 1:30pm Travel and International Education in a Covid-19 World: Safety, Resilience and Opportunities Uncornered Market's Audrey Scott and Daniel Noll on how to safely start traveling again and share best practices for international travel. Virtual. Register in advance HERE!
12:30pm - 1:30pm Writing your personal statement - workshop with the Writing Center Learn how to write a competitive personal statement with UWC Director, Daniel Klaehn. JBK West Texas room
4:00pm - 5:00pm Fulbright opportunities for faculty and administrators Learn about Fulbright opportunities for faculty and administrators. Presented by Aferdita Krasniqi, Outreach and Recruitment Officer for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. Virtual. Register HERE!
6:00pm - 8:00pm Movie night in collaboration with the Cornette Library, featuring: The Way (2011) Join us for a movie that will feed your wanderlust, guaranteed! Watch the trailer. JBK Legends

*2 Apple Watches will be drawn at the end of the week, plus daily drawings of BuffCash and t-shirts!*

Attend one or more of our IEW events to enter the drawing and win. Only WT students are eligible for prizes.

More IEW events

Students, faculty, and staff are also encouraged to attend other IEW events offered by universities, organizations, businesses, and other agencies around the world. 

Check out events near or virtual at the IEW Events 2021 official page!

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