International Education Week

International Education Week (IEW) has been celebrated annually since its inception in 2000 by the US Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Murray State University invites faculty, staff, and students to participate each year by proposing a session, performance, forum, or other scholarly or creative work that celebrates international education.

The 2018 Schedule of Events is unfolding now. Please send your Murray State IEW events to the Institute for International Studies to be formally included in the IEW program. Then check back here regularly for session updates. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated in the schedule below. Questions? Email us.

Monday, November 12th


Tuesday, November 13th

6:00 - 6:30 p.m. Winslow Dining Hall

Global & MSU Trivia Night

Hosts: Claudia Burcham, Keegan Vanhooser, Holly Wurm, Amanda Sadler

Everyone's welcome to participate in trivia night. Show off your knowledge of all things global and Murray State related to win prizes and bragging rights. Come with a team or make a team of new friends that night! Please use this QR code to sign up for Trivia night 



Wednesday, November 14th

9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m., CC Ballroom

International Bazaar

Experience culture through food, art, language, music, dress, dance, and more, presented by Murray State international students from India, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Tunisia, Taiwan, Belize, South Korea, China, Germany, Vietnam, etc.

-Sponsored by the International Student Organizations and International Student Services Office


2:30-4:30 p.m., Rocking Chair Lounge

Stop by and make your own Obentos (Japanese lunch boxes)

-Rene Shamberger, Japanese club and Japanese cooking club

Learn how to make your own obentos (Japanese lunch box). You can also learn information about Education Abroad, especially for Japan!




7:00 P.M. In the HC Franklin Commons

Presentation on internships abroad

This will be presented by Mandolin Harvey and Sydney Anthony along with Carol Inman giving Fulbright Scholar information.

See our schedules from previous years: