• AASCU Celebrates International Education Week 2021

    International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This year international education week will be celebrated November 15-19, 2021

    Across the United States, this week represents a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education as part of their efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences. 

    AASCU is sponsoring the following activities:

    • World 101 Summit 
      November 15, 1-4:00 PM EST 
      The World101 Summit explores the myriad of ways that faculty and staff teams from ADP campuses have collaborated to design and implement curricular and co-curricular programming to deepen student learning using World101 from the Council on Foreign Relations, a free resource established as a means to understand our role in the interdependent global society. This Summit provides a place to hear from students & faculty & staff, as well as a place to discuss additional ways to deepen global civic knowledge.

    • Global Literacy Talks - "Championing the Global Agenda: American Higher Ed's Role in Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)"
      November 17, 1 – 2:00 PM EST 
      This session features Ramu Damodaran, First Chief, United Nations Academic Impact.  It focuses on the role of American Higher Education institutions in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to champion the global agenda. SDGs are an urgent call for action by all countries - developed and developing - in a global partnership to end poverty, improve health and education, reduce inequality, spur economic growth, tackle climate change and more.

    • French Matchmaking and Networking Event  
      November 18, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
      French and US colleges and universities are invited to participate in a “speed-dating” session to make connections with potential partners.  AASCU, the French Embassy in the United States and the Embassy of the United States of America in France invite you to an online networking event. You will have the opportunity to present your initial thoughts and ideas related to areas of collaboration with potential partners.

    • Fourth installation of the China Studies Institute webinar series, Traditional Chinese Medicine 
      November 18, 8:30–10:00 p.m. EST
      Participants will learn about the common ideas behind Traditional Chinese Medicine, and more specifically about acupuncture and Moxibustion.