International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Education “to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences.” The Center for Global Business will host a week of activities in November 2019 to recognize the global mindset, activities, research, and global footprint of the Smith School.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18
‘Smith is Global’ Kick-Off
Stop by the Employer of the Day desk at the front of Van Munching Hall for breakfast treats and learn more about IEW events.
International Dance Workshop
Stretch your legs and celebrate IEW by practicing some international moves.
Language Learning for Business
Hear about language learning at UMD and how employment opportunities arise when you are multi-lingual.
Sponsored by CGB and SLLC.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19
Global Trivia Game
Stop by the CGB table in the Van Munching Hall atrium and play a game of global trivia.
IEW 2019 Workshop in D.C.
Join the U.S. Department of Education and Title VI Centers for the International Business Education for a workshop focused on incorporating global and cultural competencies into school programs and businesses.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20
International Coffee Hour
Gather with CGB for casual conversation and coffee in celebration of International Education Week.
Sponsored by CGB, EA, OIA and ISSS.
Global Internship Information Session
Learn about how you can spend the summer of a lifetime working abroad at a guaranteed internship.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21
Kislaya Prasad’s Book Launch and MPO Lunch Hour
CGB’s academic director, Kislaya Prasad, will be discussing his latest book: The Rise of New Economic Powers and America’s Future.
Sponsored by CGB and MPO.
Distinguished Speaker Series: Global Competencies for the Workplace Panel
The Center for Global Business will host a panel discussion on Global Competencies for the 21st Century Workplace. Learn from Smith School alumni about the importance of a global mindset in today's business environment. The panel discussion will be moderated by CGB's executive director Rebecca Bellinger.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22
PhD Lunch & Learn