2011.11.09 > For Immediate Release
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UNO Celebrates International Education Week
Omaha - The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) will celebrate International Education Week Friday, Nov. 11, to Friday, Nov. 18. The weeklong celebration is a worldwide event promoted by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education since 2000.
Events across campus and in the community will highlight the university’s global connections and the students from more than 120 countries who study at UNO.
The fun begins the evening of Nov. 11 with an International Dance Party in the Milo Bail Student Center Ballroom and continue through the following week with globally-themed events.
Additionally, the UNO food court will serve international cuisine and on the first floor of the student center, display tables will feature the home countries of UNO’s largest international student groups: Japan, India, China, Saudi Arabia and The Republic of Korea.
For a full schedule of events, visit UNO’s International Studies & Programs website and look for "International Education Week."
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The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s metropolitan university. The core values of the institution place students at the center of all that the university does; call for the campus to strive for academic excellence; and promote community engagement that transforms and improves urban, regional, national and global life. UNO, inaugurated in 1968, emerged from the Municipal University of Omaha, established in 1931, which grew out of the University of Omaha founded in 1908.
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