International Education Week, March 28th – April 1st, 2022

Sponsored by the US State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, campuses around the country will spend the week celebrating the value of international education and cultural exchange. Here at Wheaton, we are planning a busy week of events, including info sessions, student-run events in the evenings, guest speakers and more. Throughout the week, over a dozen events across campus are organized to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

In addition, make sure to grab lunch at Chase this week! Dining Services is presenting a week of internationally-inspired menus to help celebrate International Education Week. If you can’t make it to Chase, Hood Café will also be offering a tandoori chicken sandwich on naan all week!

Monday Lunch – Falafel Platter (Mediterranean)

Tuesday Lunch – Mojo Chicken & Plantain Plate (Cuban)

Wednesday lunch – Chicken Tika Masala Bowl (India)

Thursday Dinner – Chicken Cacciatore, Stuffed Shells, Balsamic Roasted Vegetables (Italian)

Friday Dinner – Chimichurri Seared Salmon / Chimichurri Seared Chicken Garlic Yellow Rice, Zucchini & Tomatoes (Latin)




Monday, March 28th

IEW Kickoff Table – Center for Global Education

11:00am-1:00pm | Balfour-Hood Campus Center

Is Global Honors for Me? – Global Honors Program

12:30pm-1:00pm | Meneely 306

Tuesday, March 29th

Faculty Info Session on Optional Practical Training – Center for Global Education and the Office of Institutional Equity and Belonging

11:00am-12:30pm | Emerson Trustees Conference Room

Traveling Abroad for Rookies – Center for Global Education

4:00pm-5:00pm | New Yellow Parlor, Balfour-Hood Campus Center

Dumpling Making – East Asian Student Association

5:30pm-7:30pm | Emerson Faculty Dining

Ancient Astronomies – Antiquities Club

7:00pm-8:00pm | Meneeley 102

Freetown Collective Performance – Freetown Collective, Wheaton Events Board, and Arts@Wheaton

7:30pm | Cole Memorial Chapel

Wednesday, March 30th

Meditation Around the World – Counseling Center

12:00pm-1:00pm | Balfour-Hood Campus Center

Diversity and Identity Abroad Luncheon – Center for Global Education and SIT

12:30pm-1:30pm | Greenaway Room, Wallace Library

Race in America: Understanding Race in America as an International Student – Center for Global Education and Sociology

5:00pm-6:00pm | May Room, Mary Lyon Hall

Diaspora Panel – Marshall Center for Intercultural Learning

5:00pm-6:15pm | Woolley Room

Pretzel Baking – German Club

6:30pm | Conger Commons

Making Sense of Vajrayana Buddhist Meditation Practices – Annual Martin Lecture by the Religion Department

7:00pm-9:00pm | Holman Room

Thursday, March 31st

Name Writing in Other Languages – Center for Global Education

12:00pm-1:00pm | 1960 Room, Balfour-Hood Campus Center

Global Fellowships and Scholarships – Scholar Development Team

3:00pm-4:00pm | Balfour 1960 Room

International Opportunities for Faculty – Center for Global Education

4:30pm-5:5:30pm | Emerson Faculty Dining 

Film Screening – KAOS

7:00pm-9:00pm | Location TBD

Trivia Night – Latinx Student Association

8:00pm-10:00pm | Lyons Den, Balfour-Hood Campus Center

Friday, April 1st

Name Writing in Other Languages – Center for Global Education

12:00pm-1:00pm | 1960 Room, Balfour-Hood Campus Center

Language Cafe – Center for Global Education

12:30pm-1:30pm | Emerson Dining Hall

International Bazaar and Fashion Show – Center for Global Education

5:30pm-8:30pm | Balfour Hood Atrium


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