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University of Massachusetts- Campuses Host Events to Celebrate International Week

As in previous years, each UMass campus will host a number a special events throughout International Education Week. Examples include:

  • UMass Amherst: The Isenberg School of Management is organizing a series of activities including a competition for a $1,000 Study Abroad Scholarship, a display of flags, and a study abroad fair. Other campus programming includes an international photography exhibit, a Global Health Institute reception, several film screenings and a chef offering a "Taste of Italy" in various Dinning Commons.

  • UMass Boston: The Boston campus will host a four-day conference, "Rebuilding sustainable communities for children and their families after disasters" from November 16-19 which will cover international disasters and conflicts.

  • UMass Dartmouth: UMass Dartmouth will host an informational study abroad table, foreign language discussion groups, and a variety of international music performances throughout the week.

  • UMass Lowell: Faculty from UMass Lowell will attend the Massachusetts Council for International Education annual conference "Mapping a New World: Access, Equity and Education" on November 21st at Massasoit Community College in Brockton.

  • UMass Medical School: Faculty from UMass Medical School are also participating in the Massachusetts Council for International Education conference. In addition, the campus will host the 3rd annual International Craft Sale.

    Additional activities are being held on all of the campuses. View complete listings for the following campuses:

    UMass Amherst
    UMass Dartmouth

11/17/08