CultureLink Tea, a series of monthly presentations that feature different countries, will host “Welcome to Uzbekistan: An Oriental Pearl in the Heart of Central Asia” on Thursday, Dec. 10.

The event, free and open to the UST community, will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Room 155, Murray-Herrick Campus Center.

Anvar Nigmatullin, an MBA student at St. Thomas, will speak about his experience growing up in Uzbekistan, a former-Soviet country in Central Asia. Participants will learn about the country’s unique and rich culture, tradition and food. Enjoy tea, taste desserts, ask questions and engage in discussion.

For more information, e-mail Megan at the Office of International Student Services or visit the CultureLink Web page.