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UNI to host International Education Week with featured event ‘A Taste of Culture’

November 9, 2017
Contact: 

Isabela Varela, director, International Students and Scholars Office, 319-273-6421, isabela.varela@uni.edu

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-2761, lindsy.cunningham@uni.edu

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa- In celebration of International Education Week, the International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) will host “A Taste of Culture.” This event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 13, in the Commons Ballroom on the University of Northern Iowa campus.

“A Taste of Culture” allows visitors to try food from cultures all around the world. There will be food samples, music/dances, door prizes, and students representing more than 22 countries.

Along with “A Taste of Culture,” International Education Week will also include:

  • Where Have You been?—noon to 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 13, Maucker Union in front of Chats
  • Study Abroad informative table—11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 14, Maucker Union 
  • "You’re Welcome Here: What Does It Mean to Us?" student panel—1 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 15, Center for Multicultural Education
  • International Coffee Hour—3 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 16, Maucker Union, Room 113
  • Islamophonbia: How to Contend with It as It Rises Under Current Political Situation—5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 16, Maucker Union Ballroom C

For more information, contact Isabela Varela, director of the International Student and Scholars Office, at 319-273-6421 or isabela.varela@uni.edu.