ISO aims to + identify and effectively represent international students' concerns and interests in the overall policy and decision making processes of the university administration and the Associated Student Government. + to work with the International Students and Scholars Office to help meet the needs of international students. + to provide a common meeting place for the promotion of cultural and social activities. + to initiate, promote, and support academic, athletic, cultural, and social activities, to stimulate participation, interaction and globalization between International students, the domestic students and Northwestern Arkansas community. + to support the activities of other cultural organizations.