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2007.11.06 > For Immediate Release
contact: Wendy Townley - University Relations
phone: 402.554.2762 - email: wtownley@mail.unomaha.edu

UNO International Education Week Celebration Nov. 12-16

Omaha - UNO will showcase international education Monday through Friday, Nov. 12-16, in conjunction with the observance of U.S. International Education Week. Below is a listing of the events at UNO, including dates, times and locations.

Today through Wednesday, Nov. 21
Photo Contest and Exhibit

Criss Library

UNO faculty, staff and students can participate in the fifth annual "Eyes Into The World" Photo Contest and Exhibit. Criss Library will display the entries, and all students, faculty and staff members can vote for their favorites. The deadline for submitting photos is Monday, Nov. 5.  Winners will be announced Thursday, Nov. 15, at 3 p.m. during Café Internationale in 241 Arts and Sciences Hall (ASH)

Monday through Friday, Nov. 12-16
Ethnic Foods Menu

As part of the International Education Week celebration, the Maverick Buffet (Dodge location) and food services at Scott Hall (Pacific location) will serve a variety of ethnic foods according to the schedule below.

• Maverick Buffet, Milo Bail Student Center (MBSC) Food Court

Monday, Nov. 12 - Tandoori chicken masala

Tuesday, Nov. 13 - Tacos and Spanish rice

Wednesday, Nov. 14 - Stir fry and fried rice

Thursday, Nov. 15 - Wiener schnitzel and German potato salad

Friday, Nov. 16 - Moroccan chicken

• Scott Hall

Monday, Nov. 12 - Pasta bar

Tuesday, Nov. 13 - Taco bar

Wednesday, Nov. 14 - Kung Pao chicken with rice

Monday, Nov. 12

Global Market

MBSC South Lobby (first floor)

10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

International items will be on sale. Proceeds and donations will benefit the UNO International Student Emergency Loan Fund.

Study Abroad Fair
MBSC South Lobby (first floor)

10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Students and staff can stop by and learn more about UNO's study abroad programs from the experiences of UNO students who have studied around the world.

Bethsaida Exhibit

343 ASH

9 a.m. to noon and 3 to 5 p.m.

The open house will feature artifacts uncovered by the UNO Bethsaida Excavations Project.

Tuesday, Nov. 13
International Studies and Programs (IS&P) Outreach

Crestridge Elementary School
UNO international students will visit IS&P's Omaha Public Schools Adopt-a-School Partner, Crestridge Elementary School, to meet students and participate in a school-wide assembly.

Wednesday, Nov. 14
International Education Week Luncheon
MBSC Nebraska Room

Distinguished students and scholars, graduating international students and community volunteers will be recognized at this invitation-only event.

Bethsaida Exhibit
343 ASH

9 a.m. to noon and 3 to 5 p.m.

The open house will feature artifacts uncovered by the UNO Bethsaida Excavations Project.

Thursday, Nov. 15

Study Abroad Fair

MBSC South Lobby (first floor)

10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Students and staff can stop by and learn more about UNO's study abroad programs from the experiences of UNO students who have studied around the world.

Cafe Internationale

241 ASH

2 to 4 p.m.

The campus community is invited to sample international foods from around the world, and join UNO's international students as they showcase their cultures through displays, presentations and musical performance.

Friday, Nov. 16
Hindustani Concert
Strauss Performing Arts Center

7:30 p.m.

The concert will feature North Indian music performed by Puspen Dey and Aditya Kalyanpur. Tickets cost $15 for the public and $10 for students and senior citizens.

Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16-17

Nebraska Neighbors

Residents of West Point, Neb., will welcome UNO international students into their homes and community for a glimpse of rural Nebraska life.

International Education Week event sponsors include UNO IS&P; Sigma Iota Rho International Studies Honor Society; the Bengali Association of Nebraska; the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media; and the Department of Music.

For more information, call (402) 554-2293.

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