January 8, 2013
SIU Med School Sponsors Ethnic Heritage Day for Israeli Culture
An Ethnic Heritage Day celebration featuring Israeli culture will be held Wednesday, January 16 at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. The event will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the South Auditorium of the School’s main building at 801 N. Rutledge St., Springfield.The program includes a presentation, “Medical Innovations from Israel: 21st Century Israel vs. 20th Century Israel” by Daniel Blumenthal, Government of Israel Economic Mission to the Midwest. Foods from the Israeli culture also will be offered.
Ethnic Heritage Day celebrations are held regularly at the medical school to share information about various ethnic cultures. The events are organized by SIU’s Diversity, Multicultural and Minority Affairs office.
For more information, contact Deborah Kassube at 217-545-7334 weekdays.