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Nichols Humanitarian Fund Application Open

Oct. 6, 2017—Applications for the Nichols Humanitarian Fund 2017-2018 cycle are reopened. The Nichols Humanitarian Fund enables students to volunteer for local, domestic, or international humanitarian or public service opportunities by making support available for educational, travel, and living expenses during their time of service. The Fund distributes awards based on merit and need of Vanderbilt students to...

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Local OACS DIVE

Oct. 6, 2017—Local OACS DIVE Programs Local OACS DIVE (Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience) cohorts was formed, beginning Fall 2017, around the themes of affordable housing, the experience of displaced persons living in Nashville, and food waste. Local OACS DIVE programs provide students a unique opportunity to work together with local non-profit organizations to address community-identified...

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Lived Experiences of Refugees DIVE Project

Sep. 29, 2017—OACS is recruiting for the Spring 2018 DIVE Project: Resettlement in Nashville and the Lived Experiences of Refugees. Applications are now open and will close December 1st. In this co-curricular DIVE Project, students will explore the current global crisis of human displacement through a local lens in the Nashville community utilizing human-centered design. Students will learn...

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