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October 19, 2007

International Education Week event scheduled for Nov. 13 at ULM

The ULM International Education Council and the International Student Association will co-host a cultural event with something for everyone Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Student Union Building, Ballroom A.

The celebration will occur as part of “International Education Week,” so designated by the U.S. Department of State as Nov. 12 – 16.

The ULM event will have a Study Abroad station, involving brochures, a computer database with links to a variety of programs both domestic and abroad, scholarship information, and more.

The event will also feature a display of the flags of the 48 countries represented by ULM students, artwork, photos, clothing, textiles, and maps illustrating the regions. A collection of masks from different countries, simple to very elaborate, will also be seen. Several of the international students will conduct half-hour presentations on their home countries throughout the day.

Windows a Bookshop will have cookbooks and books on travel.

For information on ULM’s event, contact Mara Loeb at: (318) 342-5225 or at

As stated on the IEW Web site, “celebrating and promoting [IEW] is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to recognize the global exchange environment between the United States and other countries.”

Visit to learn more about IEW.

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