International Education Week (IEW)

Call for Events: International Education Week 2021

Submit an event for this year’s International Education Week (November 13-19, 2021) at Wesleyan! What global issues are you passionate about? Are there international concerns that you want to bring attention to on campus? Are there cultural events you want to host or showcase? SUBMIT AN EVENT for IEW 2021. Event submission deadline: Sunday, October 24 by…

Mark your calendars for the International Education Week

Mark your calendars and tell your friends: International Education Week is coming! November 16-20, 2020 http://bit.ly/wesiew2020 Join us before we depart for the semester! From discussions about activism and life during a pandemic to info sessions about international fellowships and study abroad, student organizations and units across campus have come together to organize these events…

Foreign Language Teaching Assistants Find New Ways to Engage Students under COVID

Written by Natalia Román Alicea, Assistant Director, Intercultural and Language Learning, and Camilla Zamboni, Assistant Professor of the Practice in Italian As the covid-19 pandemic continues to affect Wesleyan’s study abroad programs and the ability of our students to travel abroad, language faculty, Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTAs), and the Assistant Director of Intercultural and…

International Education Week Open Call for Events

International Education Week (IEW), November 16-20, 2020, is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. The goal of IEW this year at Wesleyan is to provide an opportunity for student organizations to connect with students virtually, both across the U.S and around the globe, to share current realities and new…

Human Rights Advocates: Environmental Racism is Compounding the Pandemic’s Toll on Communities of Color

By Joshua Petersen and Ruhan Nagra, University Network for Human Rights   The University Network for Human Rights, based on Wesleyan’s campus, trains undergraduate students at Wesleyan and across the country in community-centered, interdisciplinary human rights advocacy. Read more about the University Network’s inaugural intensive summer training program here. Are you a Wesleyan student who…

Study Abroad Ambassador Program

Introducing the Wesleyan Study Abroad Ambassador Program! This brand new program gives study abroad returnees an opportunity to share their international experiences and support their fellow students in a meaningful way. In-person and virtual info sessions about the program will take place on Tuesday, March 3. RSVP here. Study Abroad Ambassadors will work closely with…

Student Panel on Applying for Fellowships

Written by Inayah Bashir ‘20 On Thursday, November 21, 2019, FCGS celebrated International Education Week by highlighting how students can use fellowships to develop international experiences. Using Fellowships to Build Your Global Experience was an afternoon panel featuring students who have completed the fellowship application process this Fall. Three student panelists and a student moderator…

Wes and the World Photo Contest Award Ceremony

Did you vote? The verdict is in! Attend the award ceremony to find out the winners! WES AND THE WORLD PHOTO CONTEST AWARD CEREMONY 4:30PM-5:30PM | Fries Center for Global Studies Commons | Fisk 201 5 Prizes will be awarded for People’s Choice Award, Best Photo of Landscape, Best Photo of People, Best Photo of…

International Education Week (IEW) 2019

International Education Week (IEW), November 18-22, 2018, is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad…

Call for Events: Impact Campus

Impact campus during this year’s International Education Week (IEW) at Wesleyan. What global issues are you passionate about? Are there international concerns that you want to bring attention to on campus? Are there cultural events you want to host or showcase? SUBMIT AN EVENT for IEW 2019. The goal of IEW at Wesleyan is to impact international…