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SLU to Celebrate its International Community Next Week

This November, Saint Louis University will host a variety of presentations, events and panels as part of International Education Week (IEW). Celebrated in more than 100 countries, IEW was founded 17 years ago to promote international understanding and build support for educational exchange.

This year, International Education Week run from Monday, Nov. 13, through Friday, Nov. 17.

Sponsored by the Center for Global Citizenship, Atlas Program, Student Government Association and the Office of International Services, the week-long initiative features opportunities for students, staff, faculty and the public to gain a global perspective on education.

Some of this year's events include a fundraising trivia competition for hurricane victims in the Caribbean, a taste of the Caribbean and Latin American cuisine and an International Gala and Talent Show featuring food from eight different countries and more than ten student acts showing off the many cultures present on campus.