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Capture October 31, 2014 - 4pm - 6pm

A Halloween Bash

Halloween Party with trick or treating with Greeks to follow!  Pumpkin painting, bobbing for apples, sweet treats, costumes.  Open to all Vanderbilt students, scholars, and their families.... KEEP READING


dangerzone November 3, 2014 - 7:00pm

Ilens film: Access to the Danger Zone

Presented by: VU Institute for Global Health Belgium, Somalia, Kenya, Congo, Afghanistan (2012) Dir: Peter Casaer. Narrated by Daniel Day-Lewis, this documentary provides a harrowing look at the challenges of delivering humanitarian aid in armed conflicts. Access to the Danger Zone explores the strategies that Doctors Without Borders has used to save lives in the...... KEEP READING


seeking-asian-female November 4, 2014 - 7:30pm

Ilens Film: Seeking Asian Female

Presented by: Rory Dicker, Associate Director, Women and Gender Studies USA (2012) Dir: Debbie Lum. An eccentric modern love story about an aging white man with “yellow fever” who is obsessed with marrying any Asian woman and the young Chinese bride he finds online. Lum, a Chinese-American filmmaker, documents and narrates from the early stages...... KEEP READING


wowlogo_whitebackground November 5, 2014 - 12:10pm

World on Wednesday: How to Win the 2015 Global Health Case Competition

Location: Student Life Center Lower Level Meeting Rooms 1&2 This spring, multidisciplinary teams composed of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students from across the university will compete in the fifith annual Global Health Case Competition and take on a complex, real-world global issue surrounding health.  At this World on Wednesday, competition organizers will explain what the...... KEEP READING


zwei-leben102_v-panorama November 5, 2014 - 7:30pm

Ilens: Two Lives

Presented by: Lutz Koepnick, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of German and Cinema & Media Arts Germany, Norway (2012) Dirs: Georg Maas, Judith Kaufmann. As the Berlin Wall crumbles, the daughter of a Norwegian woman and a German occupation soldier finds her idyllic life disrupted as she refuses to testify at a trial against the Norwegian...... KEEP READING


wowlogo_whitebackground November 12, 2014 - 12:10pm-1pm

World on Wednesday: Reducing HIV Risk for Men Who Have Sex with Men in China

Location: Student Life Center Lower Level Meeting Rooms 1 & 2 The Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health has three NIH grants to work with the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC) and the local CDC offices in Beijing and Chaoyang (eastern side of the city) to increase HIV testing, linkage to care,...... KEEP READING


wowlogo_whitebackground November 19, 2014 - 12:10pm-1pm

World on Wednesday: Improving Education in Qing Hai, China Details

Location: Student Life Center Lower Level Meeting Rooms 1 & 2 In the Qing Hai province of China, there are a number of issues that complicate efforts to improve the quality of education, especially for nomadic peoples. One challenge, for example, is how to offer bilingual education to all students; minority languages are legally granted...... KEEP READING