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October 19, 2003

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International students to talk about homelands

Kansas University's international students will show off a bit of their home countries during an event Wednesday in the Kansas Union Ballroom.

The World at KU reception, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., will feature international students distributing information about their homelands. Chancellor Robert Hemenway is scheduled to speak and present the International Student Organization Service Award.

KU's International Student and Scholar Services and Office of International Programs are sponsoring the reception.

Social welfare school to offer career fair

The Kansas University school of social welfare will play host to its second annual Career Carnival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 31 in the Kansas Union Ballroom.

Representatives from social service agencies from across Kansas will talk about career opportunities. University Career and Employment Services will conduct job-search workshops and distribute door prizes.

For more information, visit www.socwel.ku.edu or call 864-8937.

KU department makes administrative changes

Two faculty members in the department of music and dance at Kansas University will receive new responsibilities, department Chairman Larry Mallett has announced.

David Bushouse, professor of music and dance, will move from director of the Midwestern Music Camps to become associate chairman of the department. His primary responsibilities will be coordinating undergraduate programs and overseeing the department's facilities.

James Hudson, who started this summer as director of athletic bands and the Jayhawk Marching Band, now also will direct the Midwestern Music Camps.

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