During International Education Week 2019, UNL hosted 46 different events to celebrate international education and exchange, including this flag display recognizing the international students and scholars from more than 115 countries.
International Education Week 2019 marks Nebraska’s largest celebration yet

From November 18 to November 22, UNL hosted more than 40 events, workshops and presentations to celebrate International Education Week, the rich global diversity of the campus community and the benefits of an international education.

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Nebraska-Brazil early childhood research partnership continues to thrive

While there are distinct differences between the U.S. and Brazil, there are even more things the two countries have in common. In particular, a desire to ensure all children have the opportunity to reach their full potential guides the work of early childhood educators, researchers and other professionals in both parts of the world. The Nebraska-Brazil Early Childhood Partnership grew from this shared vision. Today, cross-country relationships thrive.

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Three Nebraska faculty are among 443 new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Cahoon, Clemente, Hebets named AAAS fellows

Three University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty have been selected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society. Fellows are selected by their peers for scientifically or socially distinguished achievements that advance science or its application. Nebraska’s new AAAS fellows are: Ed Cahoon, George Holmes Professor of biotechnology; Tom Elmo Clemente, Eugene W. Price Distinguished Professor of Biotechnology; and Eileen Hebets, professor of biological sciences.

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Sara Al Balushi, a senior international business major, poses for a portrait inside the Nebraska Union on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Splitting home between hemispheres: Omani students find second family at UNL

Four years ago, Sara Al Balushi regularly chatted in Arabic with her friends along the busy streets of Muscat and shuffled home to tell her parents about the day’s occurrences in Urdu, the national language of her parents’ home country Pakistan. Now, as a senior international business major, Al Balushi said she has little regret about trading her Middle Eastern life for four years at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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2017 international homecoming parade
Letter from the Chancellor: Celebrating Nebraska’s Global Community

In honor of International Education Week 2019, Chancellor Ronnie Green took a moment to recognize the incredibly rich diversity of international students, scholars and faculty at the Nebraska campus, as well as highlight UNL's exciting new global developments.

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Students meet Nov. 18 during one of the twice-weekly Coffee Talks at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Nebraska Union. Coffee Talks bring together domestic and international students for conversations on campus life, culture and more.
Coffee Talks bring together domestic, international students

Friendships and conversations are brewing through weekly Coffee Talks at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Launched as a pilot project in April 2016 by Student Involvement, the program brings together domestic and international students to explore life on campus, cultures and anything else that comes to mind during hour-long chats in the Nebraska Union.

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Students explore opportunities abroad during International Education Week.
International Education Week highlights Nebraska's global community

From Nov. 18 to Nov. 22, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will celebrate International Education Week across campus. Part of a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and Education, International Education Week gives students a chance to experience new cultures and celebrate the benefits of international education. This year, Nebraska's celebrations are bigger and better than before, with over 45 events planned and two signature events.

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PIESL intern group
Intern with Programs in English as a Second Language

Programs in English as a Second Language (PIESL) are designed to help international and non-native English speaking students develop the English proficiency and academic habits necessary for academic success during their degree programs here at the university. Completing an internship with PiESL will provide you with extensive opportunities to interact and work with individuals who come to us from all over the world. 

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The flags in the atrium this week represent all the nations and territories business students call home.
First Global Cafe and Connection unites students over ethnic cuisine

Festooned with flags from dozens of countries from around the world, filled with tables of festive colors and smelling of food from different ethnic restaurants, the Henrickson Family Atrium inside the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Business hosted its first Global Cafe and Connection on Wednesday. The event was a chance for international and domestic students to interact with each other and dine on international cuisine as part of International Education Week.

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Global Tea Party to start international education week, November 18

Raise a cup in celebration of UNL's international education opportunities from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday in the Kawasaki Reading Room, 3rd floor of the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center. Samples of teas from China, Japan, and India will be enjoyed. Free and open to all.


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