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2014

  • Have you recently returned from Study Abroad? Are you interested in sharing your story and networking with other returnees? The third annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Global Research and Study Abroad will be held Tuesday, February 18th from 4-7pm and Wednesday, February, 19th from 3-6pm in the Alumni Hall Classroom. Please visit the conference website for details and registration information.
  • The United Nations Academic Impact Student Essay Contest is now open. The theme of the essay is Many Languages, One World. Winners of the essay contest will be invited to participate in a 5-day International Youth Forum in New York and and present at the United Nations Headquarters. For more information or to enter the essay contest, please visit the contest website here. Submissions are due by February 21, 2014.

2013

  • The Brazilian Studies Association (BRASA) announces the 2014 Brazilian Initiation Scholarship Competition. BRASA invites applications from graduate and undergraduate students for a one-time $1,500 travel scholarship to do exploratory research in Brazil. This scholarship targets aspiring Brazilianists with relatively little or no experience in Brazil. More information is available here.
  • The Vanderbilt community remembers Nelson Mandela. Watch a South African student remember the human rights leader here.
  • Matthew Layton, a political science student, has won a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship from the U.S. Department of Education and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. The award will support six months of fieldwork in Brasilia, Brazil for continuation of his dissertation research. The full list of awarded grants is available here.
  • Are you interested in service abroad? OACS Global Service Summer 2014 applications are due November 15. The application is available here.
  • Religious History Colloquium on Wednesday, November 13, 4:00-5:30 PM entitled "Parallel or Intersecting Tracks? Black Southerners and Chinese Migrants in Late-19th Century American Religious History." More information is available here.
  • Interested in study abroad and service? VISAGE 2014 is accepting applications for programs in Guatemala, Northern Ireland, and Russia! More information is available here.
  • October 21-29: Boom Box Bikes; Brazil USP Faculty in collaboration with VU Department of Art open for participation! For more information visit boomboxbikes.com.
  • Brazil Week September 23 - 27 2013! Click here for information on events.
  • The Norwegian  North American Strategy for Higher Education emphasizes the importance of collaboration between Norway and the U.S. and Canada. As part of the strategy, the Norwegian Center for International Cooperation in Education administers funds for increased institutional collaboration between Norway, the U.S. and Canada. The deadline for applications for Project Funds for North America is September 4, 2013. Please find more information about North American cooperation and project funds here.Funded summer international research opportunity in Buenos Aires, Argentina open to graduate-level students and residents of the School of Medicine. Apply here.
  • Courtney J. Campbell, graduate student in History, and Marshall Eakin, professor of history, have been granted a British Library Endangered Archives Grant for the project "Digitising endangered seventeenth to nineteenth century secular and ecclesiastical sources in São João do Carirí e João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil". Similarly, Jane Landers, professor of history, also received funding for her proposal, "Digitising the documentary patrimony of Colombia's Caribbean coast: the ecclesiastical documents of the Department of Córdoba"
  • Owen professor Dr. Bruce Barry shares lessons in staying motivated on long-term projects with the University of Melbourne in an Up Close interview.
  • Vanderbilt faculty and students visit Melbourne to join Melbourne's Interdisciplinary leadership doctoral program.

2012