Sunday, January 30, 2011

UT Tyler Hosts Region Model UN Conference

UT Tyler Office of Marketing and Communications

NEWS TIP: UT-Tyler to Host Region VII 2011 Model UN Conference

January 27, 2011
Media Contact: Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler

The 2011 Model United Nations Conference for area middle and high school students will be held at The University of Texas at Tyler Ornelas Activity Center, Dr. Robert Stevens, UT-Tyler professor of education and Model UN Conference coordinator, announced.
Sessions are Jan. 27 – 28, Feb. 1 – 2, and Feb. 3 – 4.

This year, there are three sessions to accommodate the growing number of participants. About 450 students
representing 13 school districts in Region VII will participate, Stevens said.

Student groups will make presentations representing a pre-selected country. They also will propose solutions to global problems within their respected countries and debate.

For additional information or interviews, call Hannah Buchanan, 903.565.5769.

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