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Friday, Nov. 9, 2012
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International Education Week to be celebrated

Baldwin City, Kan. — Baker University will celebrate International Education Week Nov. 12-16, focusing on the theme "Striving for a Healthier Future Worldwide."International-flags2

Here's the schedule of events:

Monday, Nov. 12

Spanish Movie Night, 8-10 p.m., Owens Audio-Visual Room. Spanish Club is hosting the showing of "Volver," directed by Pedro Almodóvar.

Tuesday, Nov. 13

Spanish and German language tables, 11:30 a.m., Harter Union cafeteria
BaFa BaFa, 6 p.m., Mabee Hall 101. BaFa BaFa is an interactive, intercultural experience. Kevin McCarthy, professor of business, and Kim Schaefer, assistant professor of communication, will host the event.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

People to People Fair Trade Sale, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Harter Union. Products are provided through SERRV International, a nonprofit organization which promotes the social and economic progress of people in developing regions of the world by purchasing and marketing their crafts using fair trade practices. Proceeds support Baker's Milan-Harris Award for Promoting Diversity.

Spanish Poetry Night, 6 p.m., Mabee Hall 400. The Spanish Club will host the event.

Study Abroad/International Student forum, 7 p.m., Mabee Hall 400. Return study abroad students and international students will present a brief presentation about their study abroad experience or their home country.

Thursday, Nov. 15

Belly Dancing, 11 a.m-1 p.m. Harter Union. An international high school student will demonstrate and teach the art of belly dancing.
People to People Fair Trade Sale, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Harter Union
French language table, 11:45 a.m., Harter Union cafeteria

Friday, Nov. 16

People to People Fair Trade Sale, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Harter Union

Baker University is committed to assuring student learning, and developing confident, competent and responsible contributors to society.