EVENT TONIGHT, Tuesday, March 18th!
Amnesty International will be having two UGA grad students, Monica Arboleda Giraldo and Jairo Arcila (who is in the Spanish dept at UGA), presenting on the human rights situation in Colombia.  Both Monica and Jairo are native Colombians and have done much work on human rights violations against women and young people in their country.
-The meeting will be in SLC, Rm. 148, at 7:00 pm.

THURSDAY, MARCH 20TH: Preserving Palestine's Cultural Heritage
-Thursday,  March 20
-4:00pm @UGA's Student Learning Center Rm. 248
-A Photo Exhibit of Architectural Heritage in Palestine
Distinguished guest Khaldoun Bshara will present a lecture titled "Preservation of Cultural Heritage in Palestine".  Mr. Bshara is a Fulbright Fellow and the head of the conservation unit of RIWAQ ( a Ramallah based non profit organization whose main aim is the protection and development of architectural heritage in Palestine.
-Lecture: Thursday, March 20 @ 4pm, rm 248 Student Learning Center, UGA. Sponsored by the Wilson Center of Humanities & Arts For more info: 706) 542-8292, [log in to unmask]

SATURDAY, MARCH 22: India Nite
-Jhankaar: India Nite 2008!
-Held at the Morton Theater in downtown Athens
-Sponsored by the Indian Student Association
Attend this annual program for Indian cuisine and amazing performances! This is one event, you don’t want to miss! For more information regarding the show and tickets visit

SATURDAY, MARCH 28TH: Africa Night
-Classic Center
-Time TBD
-Buy your tickets early for this amazing event. It has sold out for the past two years, and continues to be one of the most popular events on campus. Don’t miss your opportunity to experience delicious African food and amazing performances! Contact the African Student Union for more information about the show, and ticket prices.Contact the African Student Union at [log in to unmask] or by calling the International Student Life office at (706)542-5867.

Other international organizations will also be sponsoring amazing displays of culture. For more information about ethnic nights sponsored by the Filipino American Student Association or the Caribbean Student Association please contact the International Student Life Office at (706)542-5867.

SATURDAY, APRIL 12: Street Festival
10th Annual International Street Festival
Don’t miss this annual event!
Join us in downtown Athens to celebrate different cultures and countries. The Festival will be held on Saturday, April 12th, 2008 from 12-5:00pm on College Avenue near Broad Street. This is a free event that is open to everyone. Please invite your family and friends! Contact ISL at (706)542-5867.

EVERY FRIDAY!: Coffee Hour
Don’t Forget About the Hottest Spot to Meet New People!
Join us every Friday at International Coffee Hour in the Memorial Hall Ballroom from 11:30am-1:30pm. Celebrate different cultures with coffee, good conversation, and some snacks to get you through the lunch time hour. This program is free and open to everyone. Sponsored by International Student Life. Contact Carey Kirk at [log in to unmask] for more information.

************Non-Resident Tax Program************************
Just a reminder that tax forms must be mailed by April 15th! If you are an international student still needing to complete your taxes e-mail [log in to unmask] for information about the Georgia 500 workshop, walk in sessions, and available appointments. If you need to complete your federal forms e-mail [log in to unmask] from your UGA e-mail account for the CINTAX password and directions. And remember, if you were present in the U.S. in 2007 you need to complete tax forms. Even if you did not work!

International Student Life
The University of Georgia
210 Memorial Hall
Athens, Georgia 30602-3108

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Leigh Poole, Associate Director
Jackie Minus, Administrative Assistant
Jessica Wells, Assistant Director
Jeananne Tiffany, Graduate Assistant (Organizations)
Carey Kirk, Graduate Assistant (Coffee Hour)