Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Updated: International Food Festival to be Nov. 15 at MTU

HOUGHTON -- Tickets are on sale for the International Food Festival, set for 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, in the Memorial Union Ballroom on the Michigan Tech University campus.

Foods from India, China, Africa, Europe, Indonesia, Bolivia and other nations will be served.

Associate Professor Casey Huckins (Biological Sciences) will talk on the topic "Our World Environment." He conducts research on the coaster brook trout in the Lake Superior watershed and on the relationship between aquatic species, their habitat and resource use in the Upper Peninsula.

The evening will also feature live performances.

Tickets are $9 and are available at the door on Saturday and in the Fisher Hall Lobby from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week. Tickets are also available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Memorial Union this week. Ten percent of ticket sales will be donated to charity.

For more information, contact Amit Samal, vice president of International Club, at asamal@mtu.edu.