International Dress Day Planned for Today, Jersey Day Set for Thursday

International Dress Day and Jersey Day are a fun way to celebrate International Education Week.
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International Dress Day and Jersey Day are a fun way to celebrate International Education Week.

University of Arkansas students, staff and faculty are invited to participate in International Dress Day today by wearing cultural items or clothing from around the world. Scarves, hats, sports jerseys or other items of meaningful international dress are all appropriate.

A group photo of those in international dress will be taken during the International Bazaar at 11 a.m., in the Arkansas Union International Connections Lounge. The International Bazaar will showcase international cultures on campus through cultural information tables, presentations and performances. Winners of the study abroad photo contest will be announced at the International Bazaar as well.

Additionally, students are encouraged to participate in International Jersey Day, by wearing a jersey or shirt that represents their favorite sports team or athlete on Thursday, Nov. 15.

Students participating in International Dress Day and International Jersey Day are invited to share photos of their international wear on social media using #IEWelcomeUARK.

International Dress Day and International Jersey Day are part of the campus' International Education Week celebrations. A full list of the week's events may be found at


Cynthia Smith, assistant director for outreach
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