It’s not just time to say go Lobos, but go global!

The dates have been set for International Education Week (IEW), a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to recognize the global exchange environment between the United States and other countries.

The University of New Mexico’s Global Education Office is marking the occasion by inviting departments and units to celebrate IEW from Nov. 14-18. 

The goal is to celebrate UNM’s international diversity, promote global education, and recognize opportunities to gain a greater knowledge and understanding of countries beyond the United States.

“Internationalization is about stepping outside of your cultural comfort zone. Traveling is a great way to do that, but it also happens when you open yourself up to different cultural perspectives, or partner with collaborators from abroad, which is why the diverse perspectives and talents that our international student bring to our classrooms are so valuable,” Executive Director of Global Education Initiatives Nicole Tami said.

Mark your calendar for the Study Abroad Fair, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 15. The SUB will host representatives from host partner universities, UNM faculty-led program leaders, and external program providers. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about study abroad options. There will also be opportunities to learn about scholarships and other funding options. 

There will also be a Study Abroad 101 session on Nov. 18. Learn about general programs, application processes, and deadlines. 

Planning is underway for additional events. Once those are available you can find them by clicking here.