University of Wisconsin-Stout

Nov. 7, 2011

Presentations about Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and Haiti will be part of International Week this week at UW-Stout.

Events are scheduled each day, culminating with the International Fair from 3-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, in the Sunken Lounge of Merle M. Price Commons. The free fair will include cultural exhibits and performances representing at least 15 countries.

An International Trivia contest will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, in room 208 of Heritage Hall. Featured presentations led by international students will be:

• Saudi Arabia: Culture and Customs, 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9, room 290 of Micheels Hall, by Faisal Almodian, Khaled Alateeq and Ali Albulahyi.

• Pakistan: The Real Truth, 4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10, room 131 of Heritage Hall, by Hammad Khan, Madhu Maheshwari, Kiran Rajput and Iqra Ashraf.

• Haiti: The Untold Story, 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10, room 131 of Heritage Hall, by Cleandfee Alexandre.

UW-Stout has 189 international students this fall, according to the Office of International Education, which is co-sponsoring the event with the International Relations Club.

“Our purpose is to promote awareness and to celebrate the international diversity that can be found on campus,” said Vickie Kuester, OIE associate director. “We can improve global understanding through international education and exchange.”

For more information, contact Kuester at 715-232-2132, kuesterv@uwstout.edu.

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