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Undergraduate participation in global health subject of WOW Feb. 5

Jan. 28, 2014—International Student and Scholar Services invites you to World on Wednesdays, where members of the Vanderbilt community engage in lectures, presentations and conversations about global issues. The next WOW topic is “Undergraduates in Global Health: Can They Make a Difference?” to be presented by Vibhu Krishna and Rebecca Wang. The event is scheduled from noon...

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WOW event will discuss study abroad

Jan. 14, 2014—International Student and Scholar Services invites you to World on Wednesdays, where members of the Vanderbilt community engage in lectures, presentations and conversations about global issues. The next WOW topic is “Study Abroad: A Transformative Experience,” to be presented by peer advisers from the Global Education Office. The event is scheduled from noon to 1...

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International Education Week celebrated Nov. 8-20

Nov. 6, 2013—More than 25 events are planned for International Education Week beginning Friday, Nov. 8, through Wednesday, Nov. 20. Events include the World Market Fair on Monday, Nov. 11, featuring vendors such as Scarlett Begonia, Harvest Hands and Fair Trade Teas. The World “Cup” will be Thursday, Nov. 14, and provide the opportunity to taste tea, coffee...

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World on Wednesdays seeking presenters for spring semester

Oct. 22, 2013—International Student and Scholar Services is seeking presenters for its World on Wednesdays series for spring 2014. WOW features a different topic of global interest each week, with presentations by students, staff, faculty and community members. ISSS seeks to promote international awareness throughout the Vanderbilt community. Past WOW events have featured presentations on research findings,...

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Be a First Friend to an international student

Sep. 10, 2013—Each fall, Vanderbilt welcomes students from around the world to our campus and community. This year, 450 new international students from 112 countries, from Armenia to Zambia, arrived in Nashville to study at Vanderbilt. Many of these students have never been to the United States or may not know anyone here. It is an exciting and challenging time for...

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World on Wednesdays seeks presentations on international issues

Jul. 17, 2013—International Student and Scholar Services is seeking presenters for its World on Wednesdays fall series. WOW features a different topic of global interest each week, with presentations by students, staff and faculty. ISSS seeks to promote international awareness throughout the Vanderbilt community. Past WOW events have featured presentations on research findings, experiences abroad, academic and...

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Immigration reform and higher education topic of federal forum

Jul. 10, 2013—Immigration reform and its implications for higher education will be the topic of a federal forum July 31 at Vanderbilt.

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J-1 visa workshop is June 26

Jun. 21, 2013—Whether you are new to J-1 visas, need a review or want to learn about the latest immigration regulations, this workshop is for you.

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World on Wednesdays features talks on topics of global interest

Mar. 26, 2013—World on Wednesdays, presented by International Students and Scholar Services (ISSS), features a different topic of global interest each week, with presentations by students, staff, and faculty.

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Join the global conversation every Wednesday at WOW

Feb. 28, 2013—World on Wednesdays (WOW), presented by International Students & Scholar Services, features a different topic of global interest each week, with presentations by students, staff and faculty

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New offices created to strengthen diversity education, leadership development among students

Dec. 7, 2012—The Office of the Dean of Students has announced it will reorganize its efforts in the areas of diversity education and leadership development through the creation of two new offices, the re-purposing of an existing office and the creation of two new cross-departmental committees. The reorganization, which represents a significant increase in resources to these...

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Celebrate International Education Week Nov. 5-14

Oct. 31, 2012—International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange. This year, International Education Week is being celebrated at Vanderbilt Nov. 5–14 with 19 programs sponsored by International Student and Scholar Services, the Global Education Office and...

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