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October 15, 2009

ULM’s International Education Expo set for Nov. 17

The ULM International Education Council and the ULM International Students Association will co-host the International Education Expo, a cultural event that is sure to open a window on the world for Northeast Louisiana!

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 17, in the ULM Student Union Building, Ballroom A.

Artwork, photos, clothing, textiles, tools, and applications illustrating various regions, as well as the flags of the 44 countries representing the nationalities of ULM students will be on display.

International students will be on hand to write names in Hindi, Arabic, Korean or other languages at different times during the Expo. Samples of some international foods will also be available for a small price, or sample a variety of international beverages for free.

Did you ever consider studying in another country? Visit the Study Abroad table for brochures, a computer database with links to a variety of programs both domestic and abroad, scholarship information, and more or visit

The celebration is a part of “International Education Week,” established by the U.S. Department of State to run Nov. 16 through 20. 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. Take an intercultural quiz at

For information, contact the ULM International office at 318-342-5225 or at

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