International Education Week

This is an NMC global opportunityInternational Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education and celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. It was first held in 2000 and is now celebrated in more than 100 countries around the world. Read more »

International Education Week 2018 — Nov. 12–16


Spanish foodMonday and Tuesday: Global Flavors Day:

International Club members and Sodexo have developed a special menu. Let your senses experience tastes, smells, and sounds from afar.

Monday: India

Tuesday: Spain

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Oleson Center Cafeteria


ReligionsWednesday: What’s Up World: What’s God Got to Do With it?

The Global Citizenship and Religion student group will facilitate this month’s featured discussion topic of why it is important to understand different religions from around the world. What’s Up World is a monthly student-led talk series that investigates current global topics. Join us for complimentary snacks in a living room setting and enlightening conversation. No prior knowledge on the topics is required.

8:30-10 p.m., East Hall Lower Study Lounge


Born a Crime book coverThursday: Global Literature Group: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

The NMC Global Literature Reading Group meets twice a year to discuss a book about the life in another culture. The group aims to bring together NMC faculty and staff from all departments and disciplines to stimulate critical thinking, literary pleasure, awareness of global diversity, and cultural interconnections. You can get this semesters featured book for $5 in the Osterlin Library.

Noon-1 p.m., Scholars Hall 103


Thursday: Photo Contest Reveal

Meet NMC Study Abroad students and hear examples of the benefits and impact of their experiences. Each year NMC sends approximately 60 students abroad. Come learn about the exciting opportunities for 2019 and see the winner of this year’s photo contest.

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Osterlin Library


Richard ClarkeThursday: International Affairs Forum: “Against All Enemies: Securing America in a Hostile World”

Whether the issue is Russian meddling, cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure, future warfare, or rising sea levels, Dick Clarke is America's leading authority on the next major threats to U.S. national security. This is a rare opportunity to sit down with Richard Clarke, advisor to 4 presidents over three decades, and central figure in the 9/11 report.

7-8:15 p.m., City Opera House


Bollywood dancersFriday: Campus Day: The Sights and Sounds of India

Listen and experience India with NMC’s Director of International Services and Service Learning, Jim Bensley, and his humanities students as they share reflections and photos from their recent 2-week journey to India. Join us as we attempt to understand significant cultural aspects such as; funerary practices on the Ganges, Buddhist culture of the north, the stratification of Indian society, arraigned marriages and the festive joy of annual religious celebrations...we may even offer you a taste of traditional Indian samosas!

9:45-11 a.m., University Center


Friday: Movie and Popcorn Night: Homecoming King

Join us for a showing of Hasan Minhaj's stand-up comedy show, Homecoming King. He shares the story of his life as an Indian-American Muslim and talks about many different subjects like racism, bullying, and growing up with the high standards of his immigrant parents. Bring a friend and enjoy some free popcorn!

7-9 p.m., East Hall Lower Study Lounge