International Week

April 1-5, 2019

Thank you for participating in iWeek 2019. View the highlights here.

April 1

Passport to the World

1-3 p.m. Main Gym, Activity Center
Experience the tastes, sights and sounds of the world at this popular iWeek event. Student groups showcase a wide array of culture through rich displays, food, music, national dress and much more. Interested in representing your culture?


Most Informative: Indian Students Association

Most Creative: Sri Lankan Students Association

Best in Show: Indian Students Association

Best Hospitality: Bangladeshi Students Organization

Best National Dress: Japanese Student Association and Sri Lankan Student Association

Best Newcomer: CUSLAI

Best Cuisine: Bangladeshi Students Organization

April 2

Global Grill Out Dinner

5-7 p.m., Dining Hall West

Table Tennis and Badminton Tournaments

7 p.m.-12 a.m., Main Gym, Activity Center
Play or cheer at this year's tournaments, which include both table tennis and badminton.


Table Tennis (Women): Linda Dien

Table Tennis (Men): Prathik Ganiga

Badminton (Mixed Doubles): Dog Fight (Junlin Li & Yuting Li)

Badminton (Women's Doubles): Vian Vuong and Navaporn Intharuck

Badminton (Men's Doubles): Eagles (Atharva Bendre & Rohan Ganu)

Badminton (Men's Singles): Jing Xia

April 3

International Brew House

1-3 p.m., Faculty and Staff Dining Hall
Immerse yourself in the world of tea and coffee. Learn about the rituals and history of the drinks, and taste varieties from around the world.

International Teaching Kitchen

4-6 p.m. Dining Hall West
Students will work with a UTD chef to prepare a delicious snack.

April 4

Chinese Paper Cutting and Calligraphy

1-3 p.m., SSA Lobby
Experience the art of Chinese Calligraphy and learn to make a beautiful paper cutting.

International Teaching Kitchen

12-2 p.m. Comet Café
Students will work with a UTD chef to prepare a hummus dip.

Global Grad Social Hour

4-5:30 p.m., 2nd Floor Founders Atrium
Networking with a cultural twist. All graduate students are invited to attend this multicultural mixer. Enjoy refreshments while you get to know other students.

Underground Poetry Circus: International Edition

7-9 p.m. The Pub
Celebrate various cultures with an open mic night and a special guest poet. Express yourself in languages and enjoy sweet desserts while supplies last.

April 5

West World Fair

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall West
Dining Hall West will be transformed to reflect the culture of various international cuisines: Mexican, Vietnamese, Italian, Peruvian and French. For those without a meal plan, entrance rates will be posted at the door.

Lunch and Learn

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., SSA 14.265
Explore how culture influences the way we communicate with others, both verbally and nonverbally.

Guest speaker: Dr. Melissa Hernandez-Katz, Senior Lecturer, Arts & Technology

Global Talent Show

7-9:30 p.m. AC Main Gym
Enjoy diversity through song, dance and more. This program, including the announcement of winners from Passport to the World, is a show you won't want to miss.


1st Place: Indian Students Association

2nd Place: Vietnamese International Network of Culture, Education and Friendship (VINCEF)

3rd Place: African Student Union

About International Week

International Week (iWeek) is a university tradition that celebrates global diversity.
UT Dallas serves more than 6,000 international students from 108 countries.

Be Globally Engaged!