Upcoming ISSS Activities – Open to Everyone

The-Great-Beauty1 September 30, 2014 - 7:30pm

Ilens film: The Great Beauty

Presented by: Andrea Mirabile, Associate Professor of Italian Italy, France (2013) A journalist has charmed and seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades. When his sixty-fifth birthday coincides with a shock from the past, he finds himself unexpectedly taking stock of his life, turning his cutting wit on himself and his...... KEEP READING


filme-as-melhores-coisas-do-mundo-4 October 1, 2014 - 7:30pm

Ilens Film: The Best Things In The World

Presented by: Marcio Bahia, Assistant Professor of Portuguese Brazil (2010) Dir: Lais Bodansky. The coming of age story of one month in the lives of Hermano and Pedro, two brothers who find out their parents are getting a divorce because their father is gay. With all the challenges in the process of becoming an adult,...... KEEP READING


wowlogo_whitebackground October 1, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

WOW: Confronting Challenges in Global Service: Advocates or Adversaries

Location: Student Life Center Lower Level Meeting Rooms 1 & 2 OACS staff and students will reflect on their experiences in Morocco, London, South Africa and Ecuador as student volunteers over the course of four weeks. Students and staff will discuss the challenges and rewards of entering another community and how to best approach international...... KEEP READING


wowlogo_whitebackground October 8, 2014 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

World on Wednesday: Reconciling Volunteerism and Research with Environmental and Social Justice

Location: Student Life Center Lower Level Meeting Rooms 1 & 2 Every day it is becoming more evident that the struggles for environmental justice and social justice overlap tremendously. As globalization leads to the degradation of delicate ecosystems, an unseen side-effect is the collapse of the often rural communities that depend on those ecosystems to...... KEEP READING


wowlogo_whitebackground October 15, 2014 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

World on Wednesday: Making a Global Impact through the Vanderbilt Master of Public Health Program

Location: Student Life Center Lower Level Meeting Rooms 1 & 2 The Vanderbilt Master of Public Health Program is a full-time, two-year, CEPH-accredited, interdisciplinary program to train public health scientists and leaders dedicated to improving public health and preventing disease and disability.  We offer three tracks:  Epidemiology, Global Health, and Health Policy.  The Global Health...... KEEP READING


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Upcoming ISSS Activities – F-J

October 2, 2014 - 12pm-1pm

OPT Employment Session

Location: Student Life Center Lower Level Meeting Rooms 1 & 2 If you are an F-1 student who will be graduating this year please join us to learn more about your employment opportunities after graduation. Optional Practical Training (OPT) is an employment option available to F-1 students when the employment is directly related to the...... KEEP READING


October 7, 2014 - 5pm-6pm

J-1 Students and J-2 Dependents Employment Session

Location: Student Life Center Lower Level Meeting Room 3... KEEP READING


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