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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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WOW Sept. 28: ‘Unraveling Reconciliation Politics in Sarajevo’

Sep. 15, 2016—International Student and Scholar Services invites you to World on Wednesdays, which gives students, faculty and Vanderbilt community members the chance to engage with other parts of campus through presentations on topics that address and open discussion on a breadth of global issues and experiences.

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Dean of Students expanding diversity, social justice and identity services

Aug. 18, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has approved a reorganization and expansion of the Office of the Dean of Students to better support Vanderbilt’s rapidly changing student body.

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Chancellor announces new committee to provide ongoing recommendations regarding university policing

Aug. 15, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today announced the creation of the Community Oriented Result and Expectation (CORE) Committee—a group that primarily will comprise Vanderbilt University community members who will meet regularly to make recommendations to the university’s police department regarding safety and security on campus.

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From ‘EDI Matter’: A conversation with Divinity student Isaac Broune

Aug. 5, 2016—Isaac Broune, a journalist for 17 years in his native Cote d’Ivoire, is a second-year student at Vanderbilt Divinity School, where he holds the Nathan and Morris Brandon Scholarship. Learn more about this outstanding international scholar.

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From ‘EDI Matter’: A conversation with computer engineering major Emir Rodzi

Aug. 5, 2016—Emir Farid Mohammed Rodzi, a rising junior from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is majoring in computer engineering and enjoys playing basketball. He is one of three siblings currently studying abroad. Learn more about Emir’s Vanderbilt experience.

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From ‘EDI Matter’: An international student addresses ‘Why Vanderbilt?’

Aug. 5, 2016—“So what made you choose Vanderbilt?” Xuning "CiCi" Zhang answers the question that has popped up in almost every first conversation she has had with an American peer. Learn more about her experiences as an international student from China.

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Become a First Friend and explore different world cultures

Aug. 3, 2016—This fall, 454 international students representing 55 countries, from Armenia to Zambia, will arrive in Nashville to study at Vanderbilt. To help these students feel welcome and to ease the transition to American culture, International Student and Scholar Services offers a way for them to connect with the Vanderbilt and Nashville communities through the First Friends program.

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World on Wednesdays seeks presenters for fall 2016

Jul. 11, 2016—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 2016.

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WOW Feb. 17: ‘Religious Pluralism Through Active Engagement’

Feb. 9, 2016—The Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life, Wellness Programs and Alcohol Education, and the Psychological and Counseling Center have collaborated with student panelists to create a discussion about religious pluralism through the engagement of differences.

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Host families needed to give international students taste of American culture

Jan. 29, 2016—International Student and Scholar Services is planning its next Experience American Tastes (EAT!) event for Feb. 21.

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