Events at CIE

CIE host trips around Colorado designed to foster friendships and provide experiences outside of the classroom for both international and domestic students. Join us in spending  the weekend hiking in Estes Park, exploring Boulder and Denver, and going to sporting events, rodeos, and more!

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Friday, October 27th from 4:30 – 8:00 P.M.

University Center Aspen A & B

The Thai Student Association would like to invite any interested students and staff to join them in mourning the passing of their late king Bhumipol. There will be a video presentation of His Majesty’s reign, a musical performance, and a candle lighting ceremony to show condolences. 

The club members write, “We would like to show our condolences and express our grief for the loss of our father. We are inviting all Thai students and also UNC students and staff regardless of religion to join in paying respects to our beloved King in accordance with your beliefs. Pray to all that you hold holy to look after His Majesty’s spirit in His journey to heaven.” 

Email Joanna at if you are interested in hosting a Culture Night or have any other questions.


Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 6-8 pm

Location: North Hall Lounge


Halloween is coming up in just a few weeks! Join the International Ambassador Program on October 29th, 2016 as we carve pumpkins! We hope that this night will be a great opportunity to learn more about American traditions and enjoy time with each other. There will be a contest for the best costume and the best pumpkin carving! Pumpkins, carving tools, designs, and snacks will be provided.

Please RSVP so that we can make sure we have enough pumpkins and snacks! See more event information and sign up here:

Email Joanna at with any questions.


November 13-17, 2017

 This November, UNC will join hundreds of colleges and universities across the U.S. in celebrating International Education Week International Education Week (IEW) from November 13th-17th. IEW is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Education that provides an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. 

This year, IEW will kick-off with the Keynote Speech by Dr. Karen Barton on Monday, November 13, 2-17 from 5:00-6:30pm in Centennial Hall. Dr. Karen Barton is a geographer in the Department of Geography & GIS and Co-Director of the Environmental Studies and Sustainability program at UNC.  She will present a case study of Africa's largest shipwreck: the Joola disaster of 2002, with support from the Council for Overseas American Research Center/NEH Senior Fellowship program. Hors de vours provided.

See our list of IEW 2017 events here!