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Release: Dec. 12, 2002

UI students share knowledge of cultures with Anamosa High students

Two UI international students and a U.S. student who has volunteered abroad will make a presentation to a group of 20 students from Anamosa High School from 9-11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13 in Room 36 of the University of Iowa International Center on the UI campus.

Mike Post, a UI premed student, will present a 45-minute talk on his experiences volunteering at a hospital in Kenya. Next, Rashmi Gupta, UI graduate student in the Henry B. College of Business, will discuss the caste system and the role of women in India. Lastly, Osama Saba, UI graduate student, will talk about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the perspective of a Palestinian.

Social studies students from Gary Heiar's high school class will be attending these presentations. This visit is part of the International Classroom Journey, an outreach program sponsored by International Programs for internationalizing eastern Iowa's K-12 classrooms.

For more information, contact Buffy Quintero, International Programs outreach coordinator, at 335-0345.

Film series ends Dec. 13 with 'The Long Goodbye'

"The Cinematheque at Becker," film series ends Friday, Dec. 13 with "The Long Goodbye," directed by Robert Altman, USA, 1973, 112 min., starring Elliott Gould, Nina Van Pallandt, Sterling Hayden, Jim Bouten, and Mark Rydell. The film will be shown at 3:30 p.m. in Room 101, Becker Communication Studies Building and is free and open to the public. The series, which will resume in the spring semester, features treasures from the University of Iowa Institute for Cinema and Culture collection. For more information, contact the UI Institute for Cinema and Culture at 335-1348.