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COVERING THE WEEK OF JANUARY 17 - 23, 2011
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     emily levine
"If only he weren't named Cassirer": Non-Jewish, Exceptional Jews, and Hamburg Jews

1/20 | 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Lown 315


Jewish Studies Colloquia presented by The Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry. Lecture by Emily Levine of the University of North Carolina, Greensboro.
NEWS
         study abroad australia
Time to think, plan for 2011 Study Abroad opportunities
"Study abroad is an opportunity for students to take what they are learning in the classroom and apply some real-world experience," Assistant Dean of Academic Services J. Scott Van Der Meid, the Director of Study Abroad, said. "Putting yourself in a different setting allows you to learn not only about a different culture and worldview, but also a lot about yourself."
         Young Tel Aviv
Schusterman Center publishes new book
The Schusterman Series in Israel Studies published Anat Helman's Young Tel Aviv: A Tale of Two Cities, in November 2010.  The book is a fascinating revisionist history of Jewish life in Tel Aviv in the Mandate era.  Click here to read more about this tale.
         Immunization
Is it ethical for parents to opt out of immunizing their children?
Child immunization is frequently noted as one of the major milestones in the history of public health.  However there are parents who object to immunization recommendations and requirements.  Is it ever ethical not to immunize one's child?  The International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life explores both sides of this debate in their January "Ethical Inquiry".
NEWS RECAPS
BLOGS

McSweeney

Global Brandeis Profile: Brenda Gael McSweeney

McSweeney served with the United Nations for thirty years in many leadership positions.  She currently manages Women's History Initiatives in Boston, Burkina Faso and India.

 

Rosenberg recuperation

Back from a Summer in Liberia: 1 Semester Later

Adam Rosenberg writes his last post: reflecting upon his experiences in Liberia, returning to the United States, and writing his final paper.

 

fund tips

Tips for a Successful Global Brandeis Fund Application

Applying for the Global Brandeis Fund? Check out these tips for a successful application! Reminder: the proposal deadline is January 31.

 

OPPORTUNITIES
Announcements
The deadline for the 2010 Global Brandeis Fund is approaching quickly!

Proposals for this exciting new round of seed funding are due on January 31st.  There is still time to prepare yours before this date!  Please email us if you have any questions.
Learn the music and dance of Ghana!

 
A one-time course has just been added for this semester: MUS 87b: Dance and Music of Ghana with guest instructor Nani Agbeli.  The class features a drum ensemble, vocals, and a dance ensemble. Register today!
Ethics Center announces 2011-2012 Distinguished Practitioner Residency

 
The International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life is seeking proposals to bring respected practitioners to campus for 3-5 days to examine the ethical challenges and dilemmas of that field.  Click here for more information.
Seeking Professor and Program Director for CoEx Masters

The Heller School invites applications and nominations for a full-time faculty position in the Master's Program in Coexistence and Conflict.
Info Sessions & Fairs
Study Abroad Info Session

1/20 | 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Alumni Lounge, Usdan


Each of the Information Sessions is designed to give you an overview of the off-campus study process at Brandeis.
Deadlines
1/18: Samuel Huntington Public Service Award
1/21: Summer Institute for Israel Studies
1/22: Davis Projects for Peace
1/27: Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
1/31: Global Brandeis Fund
1/31: DAAD Scholarship Deadline
1/31: IHS Journalism Internship Program
External Opportunities
Reminder: 15th European Career Fair at MIT

Looking for a full-time job or internship in industry or the non-profit sector in Europe, or thinking of studying or pursuing a professional career there? Attend the European Career Fair on January 22nd at MIT.  Registration is free!
Australians and Americans Meet To Discuss Sustainability in Boston

G'Day USA, an annual program designed to showcase Australian business capabilities in the USA, is coming to Boston on January 27th for its Sustainable Cities Conference. To RSVP, please visit the event website.

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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