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International Bazaar

UE is looking forward to our 7th annual International Education Week and our 27th annual International Bazaar

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2013 Schedule

Monday, November 18

UE Study Abroad Fair

Information, Applications, Scholarship Sources, Drawings, and More
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Ridgway University Center, First Floor
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The Study Abroad Fair offers an opportunity for UE students to gain easy access to information about the many study abroad opportunities available to them AND to gain insight into the importance of direct experience in international education as undergraduates. UE community members and members of the Evansville community are also invited to learn about how UE students are engaged internationally.

At the Study Abroad Fair, there will be representatives, information, and/or applications for the following programs:

  • Harlaxton College Semester Programs, Fall 2014 and Spring 2015
  • Harlaxton College Summer Program Summer 2014
  • Upcoming UE Faculty-led programs to:
    • Israel – Summer 2014 – The Jezreel Expedition; ARCH 395
    • UK – Summer 2014 – Comparative Health Care Systems US and UK; HSA 499, HSA 599
    • And more!
  • Recent UE Faculty-led programs to:
    • Republic of Korea
    • China
    • And more!
  • Affiliated International Programs for Study and Internships in Summer 2014, Fall 2014, and Spring 2015 or after graduation
    • Study options for a wide range of majors
    • Language study
    • For-credit internships
    • Teaching English abroad
  • Financial Aid, Scholarship, and Grant opportunities for undergraduate study abroad, graduate study abroad, and research abroad
  • Center for Career Development and the My World Abroad resource
  • The Institute for Global Enterprise
President’s Welcome and Featured Speaker

Featured Speaker: Peter Humfrey, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Art History University of St. Andrew’s, Scotland
"Of Heaven and Earth: The Exhibition of Italian Paintings from Glasgow Museums at Oklahoma City Museum of Art"
7:00 p.m.
Ridgway University Center, Eykamp Hall, Room 251A
Reception immediately following
Visit the featured speaker web page for more information.

Tuesday, November 19

UE Student Presentations: International Study, Research, and Experiential Learning

8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m
Eykamp Hall, Rooms 253, 254, 255; Ridgway University Center
Schedule of Student Presenters...

8:15 Le Maghreb: The Western Kingdom
Lesley Nash; Senior; International Studies, Political Science, French
9:00 Semester in Russia
Kendra Morehead, Senior, International Studies
10:00 Interning Abroad: Summer with a Spanish Business
Jacquelyn Ballard, Junior, Global Business and Spanish
11:00 A Summer Internship in Chile
Kristen Sholander; Senior, Exercise Science/Pre-Physical Therapy
11:30 China 2013: Comparative Health Care
Erin Wittmer, Senior, BS/MS Health Service Administration
Hannah McNabb, Junior, BS/MS Health Service Administration
12:00 noon UE’s Model United Nations
1:00 La Via Catalana
Caitlyn Zanton; Senior; International Studies, Economics, Spanish
2:00 The Jezreel Expedition
Kayla Kelley, Junior, Archaeology
3:00 Applied Process and Project Development in the Dominican Republic
4:00 A Semester in the Alps: Community Involvement
Emily Consalvi; Senior; International Studies, Political Science, French

Wednesday, November 20

30 Minute Language and Culture Capsules

Interactive Mini-language Lessons Open to All!
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Eykamp Hall, Rooms 253, 254, 255; Ridgway University Center
Schedule of Mini-Lessons...

11:30 a.m. Portuguese Dr. Diana Rodríguez Quevedo, Assistant Professor of Spanish
Department of Foreign Languages
Ms. Gabriela Benevides Tom, Freshman, International Studies
12:00 noon German Dr. Lesley Pleasant, Associate Professor of German
Department of Foreign Languages
12:30 p.m. Japanese Dr. Fusae Ekida, Assistant Professor of Japanese
Department of Foreign Languages
Ms. Kana Nakamura, IEC
1:00 p.m. Spanish Ms. Maria Sol Velasquez, Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant
Department of Foreign Languages
1:30 p.m. French Dr. Roger J. Pieroni, Associate Professor of French
Chair, Department of Foreign Languages
2:00 p.m. Persian Dr. Mohammad K. Azarian, Professor of Mathematics
Department of Mathematics
2:30 p.m. Mandarin Chinese Mr. Jianqing Yu, Visiting Instructor of Chinese
Ms. Yudi Li, Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant
Department of Foreign Languages
I-House: Egypt

7:00 p.m.
Class of 1959 Gallery and Lounge; Ridgway University Center
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All members of the campus and local community are invited to attend I-House: Egypt presented by Saleh Gamaly. I-House features different international students each week sharing stories of life in their country. This week attendees will learn about culture and daily life in Egypt. Bring your friends to learn from these presentations during International Education Week and throughout the academic year every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.
Refreshments provided by I-House

Thursday, November 21

Global Scholars Reception

4:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Melvin Peterson Gallery
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The Institute for Global Enterprise invites the campus and Evansville community to join us to celebrate the work and impact of our faculty Global Scholars. The Global Scholars Program is intended to enrich the international intellectual capital of our campus community by providing grants for faculty to strengthen their research and teaching around globally related and influenced topics and fields of study. The Institute invites past Global Scholars to informally share their work and describe how the award has shaped their perspective, teaching, research and/or service. Anyone interested in learning more about the work of our Global Scholars or in becoming a future Global Scholar is welcome to attend. Drop in as your schedule allows.

Reception opens at 4:30 p.m.; Informal program to begin at 5:00 p.m.

RSVP requested but not required via

Friday, November 22

27th Annual International Bazaar – International Club

4:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Ridgway University Center, Second Floor
General Admission $5.00; Children under five FREE;
UE Students FREE
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The International Club is proud to host the 27th Annual International Bazaar, a popular yearly event for the UE family and the greater Evansville community. All are invited to join us to learn about traditions, foods, and fun in many cultures. Families and friends of all ages are welcomed to sample international cuisine, tour several countries, enjoy cultural performances, and meet members of the International Club.

Our theme this year centers on rice, the global staple. We will highlight the struggle to eliminate hunger throughout the world.

Thanks to generous support of the UE Student Government Association, we have been able to reduce ticket prices this year and look forward to sharing this evening with even more students and community members.

This family-friendly event is FREE for children 5 and under.
Entrance for UE Students is FREE.
General Admission Tickets are $5.00
All proceeds go to UNICEF.
Contact for ticket information.

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.