Boston College celebrated International Education Week—spanning from Nov. 15 to 19—with 41 campus-wide events throughout the month of November.
‘Who Runs the World?’ Discusses Women in International Justice
The panel featured Brinton Lykes, co-director of the Center for Human Rights and International Justice; Elista Molles, professor of international studies and political science; and Maheen Haider, a Ph.D. student in the department of sociology.
Sophia University President Gives IEW Keynote Address
The first event in International Education Week (IEW), organized by the Office of International Programs and the Office of International Students and Scholars, was an hour-long keynote presentation by Yoshiaki Terumichi, the president of Sophia University in Tokyo.
Noorani Hosts Immigration-Focused Fireside Chat
Ali Noorani, executive director of the National Immigration Forum, addressed issues surrounding immigration during a “fireside chat” as part of International Education Week.
Panelists Credit BC With Global Careers
Five Boston College alumni working in global careers spoke about the experiences at BC that influenced their paths after graduation during the Social Impact Careers panel for International Education week.
FACES Facilitates Dialogue on Racism
Members of the FACES Council gave a presentation on Tuesday about the importance of having challenging conversation on race and racism on campus, as well as the strategies and practices the organization uses as it goes about facilitating these conversations.
Peace Corps Volunteers Share Their Stories
Boston College Peace Corps recruiter and returned volunteer Lori Dunn, along with three BC graduate return volunteers, gave a presentation on the benefits of joining the Peace Corps has in the workplace and beyond.
Students, Professors Share Stories from Croatia, Chile
A panel of students and professors reflected on their time spent in summer programs in Croatia and Chile as part of the third day of International Education Week.
Faculty Encourage Difficult Classroom Conversations
Susan Tohn, a professor in the Boston College School of Social Work, and Sarah Castricum, senior instructional developer at the Center for Teaching Excellence, collaborated on “Cultivating Courageous Classroom Conversations,” part of BC’s International Education Week.
Panelists Speak on Refugees in Higher Education
Four panelists spoke on transnational efforts to aid refugees seeking higher education on Tuesday as part of Boston College’s International Education Week.