Friday, February 15




news from the office of international education


Today: Join us for International Day!

Help us celebrate Marquette's 35th annual International Day TODAY from 10 am to 2 pm in the AMU second floor lobby.


International Day celebrates the sights, sounds and flavors of the many cultures that compose our university community. You can also learn about upcoming study abroad programs. This year's event highlights chocolate from all over the world with free samples!

Special events will also be held in the Innovation Kitchen:
- 11 am: Crepes with chocolate sauce and Chantilly (whipped cream) samples
- 11:30 am: The Health Benefits of Chocolate � Michael Di Biasi, Clinical Dietitian
- 11:45 am: Mexican Hot Chocolate samples
- Noon � 12:30 pm: How Chocolate Changed the World � Dr. Laura Matthew, Associate Professor, History
- 12:45 pm: Chocolate Dipping Station opens
- 1 pm: Demonstration: How to dip chocolate � Sara Maveal, Chef Supervisor, Innovation Kitchen

Students from a number of countries and regions will host tables to share information about their home countries or where they studied abroad through music, food and samples, and other traditions.

Special study abroad info session

TODAY at 3 pm! Interested in studying abroad? Stop by Holthusen Hall 4th floor to learn about upcoming programs.

Join us for a special edition of our Study Abroad 101 info session! Learn about summer 2019 faculty-led study abroad programs and Marquette's South Africa Service Learning Program!

Chinese New Year social mixer

TODAY Friday, Feb. 15
Noon - 2 pm
Lalumiere 216

Join the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures and OIE to celebrate the Chinese New Year with Chinese snacks, games, and more! Free event!


Study abroad application deadline: March 1

26 percent of Marquette students study abroad

Apply by March 1, 2019 to study abroad this summer, fall, and academic year!

The deadline is fast approaching, don't miss the opportunity to submit applications for this summer, fall, and year-long programs. Students should first attend a Study Abroad 101 session. Choose from a variety of different programs accommodating different majors, personal interests, and regions of the world! Need some inspiration? Check out the top photos from our International Photo Contest.

Marquette Global Summer School application deadline: March 1

Applications are due March 1 for a new summer program that invites international students from Marquette's partner institutions to experience U.S. higher education.

This program will give undergraduate students from Marquette's partner institutions the opportunity to spend three weeks at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin studying topics such as international business, U.S. history, and English language skills. Students will be given the chance to immerse themselves in U.S. culture while exploring the city of Milwaukee and living in Marquette's residence halls. See the full program components to learn more about this exciting new program.

Dr. Lisa Edwards, Proyecto Mam�: A Community Assessment of Perinatal Mental Health among Latinas

Wednesday, February 27
Noon - 1:30 pm
OIE Program Center, Holthusen Hall 4th Floor


Dr. Edwards will provide a brief overview of maternal mental health among Latinas, with a focus on findings from a community assessment in Milwaukee. Dr. Lisa M. Edwards is Professor of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology and has been a member of the Marquette University faculty for 13 years.

Sponsored by the Department of Latin American Studies and Latinx Studies, and Office of International Education.

Democracy in Troubled Times: Brazil

Monday, March 4
2 pm
AMU 227

Dr. Angela Randolpho Paiva is an associate professor of Sociology at PUCRio (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro) where she teaches in the Graduate Program of Social Sciences (PPGCIS) at the Department of Social Sciences. She holds a PhD in Sociology and has done research on citizenship and social movements.

Dr. Jessica Rich is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and Co-Director of the Marquette Democracy Project. Her research and teaching specializations include Latin American politics, social movements and NGOs, state-building and state capacity, and social policy.

Sponsored by the Department of Political Science and Office of International Education.

Apply for a visiting English tutor position at Lingnan University, Hong Kong

Lingnan University cordially invites new graduates from its partner institutions in Canada, the U.S., the U.K., Australia and New Zealand to apply for a Visiting English Tutor position. Duties would begin in mid-August 2019.

Visiting English Tutors (VETs) work in the Centre for English and Additional Languages (CEAL). They work in CEAL�s English Language Support Service (ELSS) where they provide advice to undergraduate students and aid in the development of self-access materials. VETs also design and run workshops for students aimed to develop their English language skills, with topics covering a wide range of academic and cultural themes. Other duties include organising cultural activities such as English Caf�s, Movie Nights, Outings, TEDxLingnanUniversity, etc. Learn more and apply.