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International Festival celebrates Kentuckiana’s growing cultural diversity31st March 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Say “Kentuckiana,” and Zimbabwean marimba is not what leaps to mind. But like Indian classical dance, Ethiopian cuisine and Scottish bagpipes, the sound of Zimbabwean marimba has become as distinctive a part of the region as riverboats, Lenten fish frys and horse racing. To bring the burgeoning cultural diversity of …

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International Education Week rolls out virtual events30th October 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The 2020 International Education Week kicks off on Monday, November 16, with a series of virtual events designed to nurture curiosity, expand cultural literacy and keep alive the globetrotting spirit in all of us. The IU Southeast’s Office of Study Abroad and Global Awareness (SAGA) has designed a prelude program …

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International Festival brings the world to campus19th March 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Bellydancing, Argentine tango and food from around the world highlight a rich and varied program for this year’s International Festival at IU Southeast. The Festival takes place Tuesday, March 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Hoosier Room. A highlight of the campus year, the International Festival is organized …

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International Festival brings multicultural flair, flavor, philosophy19th March 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Flamenco dancers, Celtic bagpipers and food from around the world highlight a rich and varied program for this year’s International Festival at IU Southeast. The Festival takes place Tuesday, March 21 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Hoosier Room. A fixture of the academic calendar, the International Festival is …

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International Photography Contest winners named19th December 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The winners of the 2016 IU Southeast International Photography Contest have been announced, in a selection showcasing wit, compassion and a sense of wonder. This year’s submissions included 62 images from 25 countries, with the winners representing not only cultural diversity but also a wide range of photographic genres and …

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Study Abroad: Laura Duncan remembers science, adventure and magic in Jordan1st September 2016

Laura Duncan ’13 B.A. in International Studies Biography Laura Duncan of Louisville, Ky. graduated from IU Southeast in 2013 with a B.A. in International Studies. As an undergraduate, she took advantage of the opportunity to study abroad in the middle-eastern kingdom of Jordan, joining an IU Southeast class engaged in field biology research in the …

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International Festival returns with food, music, dance from around the world11th March 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—It is now possible to take a trip around the world, without leaving campus. The IU Southeast International Festival will be held on Tues., March 15, from 5–8 p.m. in the Hoosier Room of University Center North, offering students, faculty, staff and the wider local community an opportunity to sample …

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Discover the world at IU Southeast annual International Festival5th March 2013

NEW ALBANY, IN, (March 5, 2013) – The Southern Indiana Community can get a taste of the world at Indiana University Southeast’s 17th Annual International Festival. The festival, from 5-8 p.m., March 5, in the Hoosier Room, is the International Studies Department’s biggest event of the year and presents a versatile and diverse program of performers, cultures, and food to experience.

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Donors aid IU Southeast students in taking their studies around the world14th February 2013

NEW ALBANY, IN, (Feb. 14, 2013) – Indiana University Southeast students interested in study abroad programs now have multiple scholarship opportunities available to help expland their global reach. International study is instrumental in stretching students’ horizons and encouraging a worldwide approach to education. IU Southeast now has several scholarships available to students looking to study overseas.

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Wares of the World brings global goodies to IU Southeast9th October 2012

NEW ALBANY, IN, (Oct. 9, 2012) – The hunt for treasures from around the world begins at Indiana University Southeast during “Wares of the World – An International Bazaar.” Sponsored by IU Southeast’s International Programs, this event seeks to bring talented artisans from around the world to the Kentuckiana community on Oct. 10 and 11, 2012. Unique, handcrafted gifts and home décor will be available for purchase and displays will showcase various cultures. The marketplace will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Hoosier Room at IU Southeast.

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