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5th Annual World Trivia Night for IEW

5:00--7:00pm Sutliff Auditorium, Katz Building Note: Event is only open to students, faculty & staff in the School of International Affairs and Penn State Law


Perspectives on International Affairs and Diplomacy: A Conversation with Ambassador Karin Olofsdotter

1:00-2:30pm Lewis Katz Building Hosted by the Penn State School of International Affairs Event is free and open to the public


Paper-Lantern Making Workshop for IEW

2:30-3:30pm Mann Assembly Room in Paterno Library The event will begin with a brief presentation on how lanterns are used in Chinese cultures and then participants can create their own lantern.

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International Education Week Celebrates Benefits of International Education

Sun, 17 Nov 2019

International Education Week at Penn State begins Monday, Nov. 18 and runs through Friday, Nov. 22. This joint initiative of the State Department and the Department of Education provides an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and how it prepares students for success in the world.

Penn State lauded for leadership in global learning, research and engagement

Thu, 14 Nov 2019

Penn State has been recognized by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities with the 2019 APLU Gold Level Award in Leadership and Pervasiveness. Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas Jones accepted the award at the APLU annual meeting in San Diego on Nov. 10.

Penn State Health St. Joseph midwife completes medical mission to Bahamas

Wed, 13 Nov 2019

Alexandra Black, a certified nurse midwife at Penn State Health St. Joseph, tended to the basic medical needs of people left in the wake of Hurricane Dorian during an International Medical Relief mission trip to the Bahamas.

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