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COVERING THE WEEK OF JANUARY 24 - 30, 2011
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          Hague
Brandeis in the Hague Presentation

1/25 | 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Shapiro Campus Center Room 313


Learn more about the Brandeis in The Hague summer 2011 program, focused on international law. The presentation is open to all students, faculty and staff.  Sponsored by the Office of Study Abroad.
NEWS

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Schwartz tells Americans to be more responsible
"The United States is amidst a period of great economic and political change, transforming from a hegemonic force in finance, innovation, science and military affairs to one that must adopt a more cooperative engagement with the rest of the world", prominent businessman, philanthropist, and progressive-policy advocate Bernard Schwartz told participants in Brandeis International Business School's sixth annual New Year's Celebration in New York City.

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New "Insatiable" art exhibit showcases interpretations of gluttony
This juried exhibition, "Insatiable: Our Rapacious Appetite for More", will feature work by 42 artists from the US and abroad that explores our ravenous craving for excess and/or the consequences of indulging our endless desire for more.  The show runs until March 10th, with an Opening Reception on February 3rd and artists talks on Feb. 3rd and 24th.
            volunteerism
Volunteerism, spirit abound in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.
About 300 volunteers from area universities, immigrant-aid organizations and community activists fanned out from the Brandeis campus to a wide range of public service projects in celebration of Martin Luther King Day.  See also "MLK Day offers opportunities for service, reflection" for more details about this amazing event.
NEWS RECAPS
BLOGS
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There are no new stories this week, but keep your eye on our blog for more great entries this semester!

OPPORTUNITIES
Announcements
Final reminder about the 2011 Global Brandeis Fund

 
Proposals for this exciting new round of seed funding are due on January 31st: apply now!  Please email us if you have any questions.
Do you speak Russian?

 
Then join the Russian Conversation Table!  The group, "Russian Tea", meets twice a month from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. in Shiffman 124 to practice the language in a relaxed, fun, yet educational atmosphere.  Check the Russian Studies Program website for dates.
Info Sessions & Fairs
Mini Study Abroad Fair

1/27 | 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Shapiro Campus Center Atrium


Come meet with representatives from some of the most popular programs (summer, semester, and academic year-long).
Deadlines
1/27: Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
1/31: Global Brandeis Fund
1/31: DAAD Scholarship Deadline
1/31: Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice
1/31: IHS Journalism Internship Program
2/1: Schusterman Center Research Travel Grants
2/1: IIPP Fellowship deadline
2/3: HBI Scholar-in-Residence Program (for 2011/2012)
External Opportunities
Campus Resources
Academic Areas of Study
International Students and Scholars Office
Office of Study Abroad
International and Global Studies Program
Global Studies Program
Hiatt Career Center - International
Experiential Learning
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