Celebrate International Education Week at Marquette, Nov. 16 - 20. A joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.



VOTE in the International Photo Contest ALL WEEK!

Photo Contest FlyerInternational Photo Contest voting opens on Monday, November 16 to kick off International Education Week. Visit the Marquette Global Facebook page to vote for your favorite photo that captures the essence of Marquette Global. Voting closes on Friday, November 20 and winners will be announced.

The photos with the most votes will receive awards of up to a $100 value:



America's Coalition Against the Islamic State: Report Card after 18 months

puzzle globeTuesday, Nov. 17
4:30 p.m.
AMU 227

Robert S. Ford joined the U.S. Foreign Service in the 1980s, serving 30 years in appointments throughout Africa and the Middle East before resigning in 2014 due to differing opinions on U.S. policy in Syria. A leading expert on the Middle East, Ford is currently a Senior Fellow at the Middle East Institute in Washington D.C. As the U.S. Ambassador to Syria from 2011 to 2014, Ford proposed and implemented policy while developing common strategies with European and Middle Eastern allies in efforts to resolve the conflict in Syria.



Soup With Substance - Global Health and Justice in Health Care: A Liberating Approach From Below

Image of a nurse working with a patient in Bolivia Wednesday, Nov. 18
Noon- 1 p.m.
AMU 157

Alexandre Martins, Ph.D. candidate in the Theology Department, will share his experiences researching social justice and the barriers to health care in Bolivia from the perspective of the poor and marginalized. His presentation will highlight the structural violence that prevents Bolivians from accessing health care and bringing their voices to the healthcare debate.


The China Experience

Students walking along the Great Wall of China Wednesday, Nov. 18
3-4 p.m.
Raynor Memorial Library Beaumier Suites

Join study abroad alumni Andrea Edwards to learn about the national Gilman International Scholarship Program available to students who are receiving a Federal Pell Grant. Edwards will talk through the Gilman application requirements and process as well as share her experiences studying in China last summer.


Photography 101

Student taking a photoWednesday, Nov. 18
4-5 p.m.
Raynor Memorial Library Beaumier Suites

One of the best ways to remember your study abroad experience is through photos. Looking at a photo slide show will bring back the vivid memories of the people you met, the things you learned, and the places you visited. Whether you rarely take photos now or are an avid photographer, this session is for you. Join Dan Johnson, Marquette chief photographer, to learn the basics about how to take great photos that you will treasure for years. Whether you are using a smartphone or a DSLR camera, the basics never change. Learn about composition, lighting, resolution and more.


Blogging From Abroad

Hand pressing the blog button on a computer keyboardWednesday, Nov. 18
5-6 p.m.
Raynor Library Beaumier Suites

Are you planning to study abroad or do you like traveling in general? Do you want to know how to write about it? Sharing your experiences while abroad can be very personally satisfying.  It also gives you the opportunity to tell about a place many of your family, friends, and larger audience may have never been. Join the Marquette Writing Center workshop to talk about ideas for what to write about while abroad, different mediums you can use for blogs, and how to overcome the challenges of staying true to your commitment to post. 




Arab Souk/Market

spices at an Arab SoukThursday, Nov. 19
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
AMU 2nd Floor

Experience a traditional Arabic market: food, sweets, tea, coffee, culture and music. Try on traditional clothes and learn about Arabic culture and language. This event is sponsored by the Arabic Language and Culture Club.


International Pop Quiz at the Annex

Annex Logo Thursday, Nov. 19
9 p.m.
Union Sports Annex

Pop Quiz is a trivia contest for teams of two or more. This week’s Pop Quiz will feature international trivia. First, second, and third place teams will win Marquette Cash and a Marquette Global t-shirt. There will also be a “Lightening Round” where one lucky contestant will win a plate of nachos for their table.




Symposium - Europe: Integration/Disintegration?

Holiday Sale Friday, Nov. 20
8:45 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Raynor Memorial Library Beaumier Suites

Developed by Marquette faculty from a variety of disciplines, this symposium will focus on the current issues facing the European Union. Faculty panels will address topics including immigration and migration, economics, Russia and Ukraine, social policy, austerity policies and more. The symposium is sponsored by the Office of International Education and the Raynor Memorial Libraries. Click here for the full daily schedule.




Milwaukee's Holiday Folk Fair International

Student with Marquette bannerNovember 20-22
12-5 p.m.
Wisconsin Expo Center, State Fair Park

Explore the world of ethnic music, food, dance and arts at Milwaukee's Holiday Folk Fair International at the Wisconsin Expo Center at State Fair Park. It is a great opportunity to travel the world without leaving Milwaukee. Visit www.folkfair.org for a complete schedule of events. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the gate.



Office of International Education
Holthusen Hall, 4th floor
P.O. Box 1881

Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
(414) 288-7289