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WOW: ‘Explore Azerbaijan, the Land of Fire’ Nov. 15

Nov. 8, 2017—International Student and Scholar Services invites you to World on Wednesdays, where the Vanderbilt community engages in presentations, informal conversations and topical lectures on global issues.

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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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Host families needed to give international students taste of American culture

Sep. 28, 2017—International Student and Scholar Services invites you to participate in its Experience American Tastes (EAT!) program.

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Vanderbilt opens new Student Center for Social Justice and Identity

Sep. 21, 2017—Students, staff and even some administrators could not resist moving to the beat of the Latin music that filled the third floor of Sarratt Student Center Sept. 19, as guests gathered to celebrate the grand opening of Vanderbilt’s new Student Center for Social Justice and Identity.

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Grand opening for Student Center for Social Justice and Identity Sept. 19

Sep. 14, 2017—Join Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Provost Susan R. Wente for the grand opening of the Student Center for Social Justice and Identity (SJI) Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. in Sarratt Student Center, Room 335.

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WOW: ‘Reproductive Health Knowledge Among Women in Uganda’ Sept. 27

Sep. 8, 2017—Hear from Megan Nocita, a member of the Class of 2018 majoring in medicine, health and society and Spanish, from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 27. While in Uganda, she noticed that the barriers to sexual and reproductive health were more strongly related to education and policy than availability.

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Apply to be a First Friend to an international student; deadline is Sept. 8

Aug. 30, 2017—Each fall Vanderbilt welcomes students from around the world to our campus and community. To help these students feel welcome and to ease the transition to American culture, International Student and Scholar Services offers the First Friends program.

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World on Wednesdays seeks presenters for fall 2017

Jul. 12, 2017—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 (WOW) program during fall 2017.

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Class of 2017: Cici Xuning Zhang uses social media to connect Vanderbilt with China

May. 4, 2017—When China native Cici Xuning Zhang first started searching for colleges, a university in Nashville, Tennessee—or even one in the United States—was far from her mind. Then an iconic image of Vanderbilt’s Kirkland Hall popped up on her computer screen.

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Thanksgiving Potluck is Nov. 22

Nov. 16, 2016—Join Vanderbilt undergraduate and graduate students, scholars, and campus and community partners for delicious food and conversation on Tuesday, Nov. 22.

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Celebrate International Education Week Nov. 13-20

Nov. 14, 2016—International Education Week is an annual initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and to attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn and exchange experiences in the United States.

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Humphrey Fellowship Program seeks ‘Friendship Families’ for international leaders

Jun. 30, 2016—Vanderbilt’s Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is seeking members of the university community to serve as Friendship Families for its International Fellows during the 2016-17 academic year.

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