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UMaine to celebrate international education, cultural exchange Nov. 4–17

The University of Maine will celebrate and promote international education and global cultural exchange through a variety of events in November.

Events will begin Saturday, Nov. 4 with the 30th annual Culturefest at the New Balance Student Recreation Center, and will end Friday, Nov. 17 with the Solidarity Harvest volunteer opportunity. Other activities will include presentations and panels, exhibits and workshops.

Some events coincide with International Education Week, Nov. 13–17. UMaine joins the initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn and exchange experiences.

Sponsors of International Education Week at UMaine include the Office of International Programs, Department of Modern Languages and Classics, Career Center, Canadian-American Center, Office of Multicultural Student  Life, Bodwell Center for Service and Volunteerism, School for Policy and International Affairs, Honors College, International Affairs Program, Orono Post Office, and the German Club.

More information, including a complete schedule, is on the International Programs website.