Media Alert: Thai Delegation and Health Science Center Officials To Sign Memo of Understanding

February 13, 2006

What: A delegation of top administrators from Naresuan University in Thailand will visit UNT Health Science Center Feb. 16-17 to see how the two groups can work together and to sign a memorandum of understanding to facilitate the exchange of staff, students and research between the two institutions.

When: Feb. 17, 10:30 a.m. signing ceremony; Feb. 16 and 17, touring.

Where: UNT Health Science Center, Education and Administration Building 868, signing ceremony; throughout Fort Worth for tour.

Photo Opportunity: An official signing ceremony will take place Feb. 17 at 10:30 a.m. in room 868 of the Education and Administration Building on the health science center campus. The guests will spend Feb. 16 and 17 touring the Tarrant County area and the health science center campus, so opportunities will be available throughout the two-day period for photos.

Who: The delegation from Thailand will include the president of the university and several vice presidents and deans of the graduate school, medical school, school of nursing, school of engineering and school of science.

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Contact: Kay Colley 817-735-2553, cell 817-980-5090, e-mail kacolley@hsc.unt.edu.

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