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International Education Week celebrated Nov. 8-20

November 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, coffeekeep reading » READ MORE »


Roger Thurow “The Last Hunger Season”

October 8, 2013—Roger Thurow, whose reporting on famine in Africa has received international accolades, spoke at Vanderbilt University Divinity School Sept. 18. Thurow’s talk is part of the Cal Turner Program Lecture Series. Thurow is a senior fellow for global agriculture and food policy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, which he joined in 2010 afterkeep reading » READ MORE »


Exodus of physicians to America causing ‘brain drain’ in Africa

September 18, 2013—The past decade has seen a dramatic rise in the number of physicians trained in Sub-Saharan Africa emigrating to the United States, resulting in a “brain drain” on nations in the greatest need for affordable and accessible health care. READ MORE »


Global hunger activist and expert to speak at Vanderbilt

September 16, 2013—Roger Thurow, whose reporting on famine in Africa has received international accolades, will speak at the Divinity School as part of the Cal Turner Lecture Series Sept. 18. READ MORE »


See winning photo in Global Education Office contest

September 6, 2013—The grand prize winner of the 2013 Global Education Office photo contest is a fun one: Nisha Khorasi’s “Making Camel Friends at the Great Pyramids, Cairo, Egypt.” READ MORE »



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