International students’ annual cultural exhibits, show Nov. 9

November 6, 2017

Student Sayali Bhadke of India performs at the International Week cultural show at UW-Stout in 2016.

International Education Week at UW-Stout will be celebrated Monday through Friday, Nov. 6-10, highlighted by the annual student cultural exhibits and show Thursday.

International students will have exhibits about their countries from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday in the Great Hall of the Memorial Student Center, followed by the cultural show at 6 p.m. The show includes student performances. Light refreshments will be provided.

Some of the countries represented will be China, Germany, India, Japan, Pakistan, Nepal, Nigeria, Thailand and Turkey.

Vickie KuesterUW-Stout has 245 international students this fall.

The goal of the week’s events is to “promote awareness and to celebrate the international diversity that can be found on campus. Also, to emphasize global understanding through international education and exchange,” said Vickie Kuester, interim director of the Office of International Education.

Several other events are planned throughout the week:

  • For students interested in studying abroad, information sessions will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 Monday through Friday in room 111 of the University Library for the following regions, in order: Latin America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceania.
  • International Trivia Night 6 p.m. Monday at Huff’s Lounge, student center
  • Culture of Tunisia presented by Tunisian students 5 p.m. Wednesday in Maplewood Room, student center
  • Study abroad reunion 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in Glass Lounge, Merle M. Price Commons

All events are free and open to the public. Parking in UW-Stout lots is free after 4 p.m.

The week’s activities are sponsored by the Office of International Education, along with the International Relations Club.

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Photos

Top: Student Sayali Bhadke of India performs at the International Week cultural show at UW-Stout in 2016.

Bottom: Vickie Kuester