International Education Week (IEW)

An opportunity to celebrate over the course of a week, the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.  Participate in various programming including global game nights, language workshops, festivals, and more.

2017 IEW Activities

University of Dayton Profiles

Learn more about students, faculty and staff who reflect upon experiences that have had positive impact on their passion for international education and exchange.

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Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead

Monday, October 23 - Friday, November 3
Check out the ofrendas (altars) across campus to learn more about Dia de los Muertos. Sponsored by Campus Ministry.


Saturday, October 28
Join the Indian Student Association to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. More information to come.

Education Abroad Tabling

Various dates and locations
Learn about all the various international opportunities available through the University of Dayton including faculty led programs, semester exchanges, service opportunities, cultural immersion and more.

Monday, October 30
11am-1pm, Marycrest 
5-7pm, RecPlex
Tuesday, October 31
11am-2pm, Kennedy Union Fountain Table
Wednesday, November 1
8am-10am, Fitz Hall 
11am-1pm, Marianist Hall 
5-6:30pm, Virginia W. Kettering Hall
Thursday, November 2
11am-1pm, Kettering Labs
Friday, November 3
9am-11:30am, Science Center

Experience China

Tuesday, October 31
An introduction to Chinese culture, food, and language. Learn Chinese calligraphy, paper folding (origami), dumpling making and play traditional chinese games. 

Faculty Panel: Looking at Human Rights and Global Citizenship through a Vocational Lens: How UD Faculty are Called to Respond

Wednesday, November 1, 2:30-4pm, Keller Hall (Mathias Heck Courtroom)
Learn how UD faculty celebrate international educational exchange through scholarship, as well as how and why they are called to respond to issues regarding human rights and global citizenship.

Experience the Middle East

Thursday, November 2
An introduction to Middle Eastern culture, food, and language in an interactive, hands-on environment.

Extreme Global Game Night

Thursday, November 2, 2-3:30pm, Kennedy Union Ballroom East
Join us for Extreme Global Game Night, an intercultural activity that brings international and U.S. students, faculty, and staff together in a fun environment in which everyone can enjoy snacks and play popular games from different regions of the world.

International Festival

Saturday, November 4, 5:30-8pm, RecPlex
Food, performance, culture, and community celebrate together at this unforgettable evening. Sample the world’s cuisines, take a walk through the international bazaar, watch incredible cultural performances, and see the beautiful clothes and flags of different countries at this enjoyable event. The International Festival is open to the community.