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Open Mind: Keeping Vanderbilt running—with heart and soul

Mar. 30, 2020—Staff at Vanderbilt University have made the transition to online and alternative learning and remote work possible for many, all while prioritizing the safety, productivity and well-being of those in our university community, writes Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente in her latest "Open Mind" column.

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Jill Stratton named assistant provost for experiential learning

Feb. 10, 2020—Jill Stratton, an experienced university leader at Washington University, will join Vanderbilt June 1 as assistant provost for experiential learning and associate dean for Residential Colleges.

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Study Abroad and Passport Fair set for Aug. 29

Aug. 22, 2019—The Study Abroad and Passport Fair is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29. With the right planning, any major can study abroad. Vanderbilt offers more than 100 study abroad programs, with financial aid and scholarships available.

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See Global Education Office’s 2019 photo contest winners

Aug. 20, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Global Education Office, home of the undergraduate study abroad program, has announced the winners of its 2019 photo contest.

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Vanderbilt students dive into U.K. theater world of ‘Harry Potter,’ Shakespeare

Jul. 25, 2019—Earlier this summer, a group of Vanderbilt students immersed themselves in the world of "Harry Potter" and the thriving performing arts scenes of London and beyond in a special Maymester theater class.

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Walking the red carpet at Cannes … for class credit!

Jun. 20, 2019—A group of Vanderbilt students from a diverse array of majors took part in “the experience of a lifetime” when they participated in a faculty-led Maymester class that took them across France, including a stop at the Cannes Film Festival. Rising junior Caroline Crawford reflects on the experience.

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Studying abroad this fall? Attend these info sessions

Apr. 11, 2019—The Global Education Office will host several events at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons to encourage current first-year students to begin planning their study abroad experiences. You'll have more options if you’ve taken the time to plan—maximize your opportunities by meeting with a GEO team member.

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International Immersion Showcase and lunch April 4

Mar. 29, 2019—Internships in Jordan or Switzerland? Research in Chile? Hear from students who maximized their study abroad with internships or research on Thursday, April 4, at Sarratt Student Center.

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Global Education Office to hold study abroad workshops April 3

Mar. 26, 2019—Two workshops, "Study Abroad While Black" and "Study Abroad and Your Career" will take place on Wednesday, April 3.

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Apply for fall 2019 study abroad by Feb. 27; get incentives

Feb. 20, 2019—The Global Education Office encourages students to consider several incentives for fall 2019 study abroad. Applications for most fall 2019 programs are due Feb. 27.

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See Global Education Office’s 2018 photo contest winners

Aug. 24, 2018—Vanderbilt’s Global Education Office, home of the undergraduate study abroad program, has announced the winners of its 2018 student photo contest.

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Celebrate International Education Week Nov. 13–17; event proposals now accepted

Oct. 12, 2017—International Education Week (IEW) is Nov. 13–17, 2017. An opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide, IEW is now accepting event proposals through Oct. 25.

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