ISSS seeking proposals for World on Wednesdays program

International Student and Scholar Services is seeking students, faculty, staff and community members who may be interested in collaborating with ISSS for its upcoming World on Wednesdays program during during the 2023-24 school year.

One mission of ISSS is to facilitate and promote international awareness throughout the Vanderbilt community by sponsoring campus-wide events. WOW seeks to provide an educational program that expands perceptions and prepares community members to become more diverse in perspective and more globally inclusive.

Past WOWs have included faculty and student presentations, research findings, study abroad experiences, guest speakers, Vanderbilt organizations, current issues and special cultural occasions. Visit the WOW website for more information on past topics.

WOW will sponsor four events during the 2023-24 school year. Sessions will be held from noon to 1 p.m.

The 2023-24 WOW program dates are as follows:

  • Oct. 25
  • Nov. 15
  • Nov. 9
  • Dec. 7

If your department, organization or any individual would like to present at World on Wednesdays, please complete the WOW proposal form. ISSS will contact you to discuss your interest in the program. Spaces are limited, and selections will be made based on your fit with our program goals.

For additional information or if you have any questions about the WOW program, email