Religion and the Quest to Contain Violence: A Symposium
3/14 | 3:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Sherman Function Hall, Hassenfeld
A symposium to mark the publication of James Carroll's Jerusalem, Jerusalem: How the Ancient City Ignited Our Modern World.
2011 Asper Award for Global Entrepreneurship
3/15 | 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Lee Lecture Hall, Lemberg
In honor of Helen Greiner's extensive work in robotics, the panel discussion will focus on women entrepreneurs in technology roles.
Lecturer: Seth Grae BA '85, Lightbridge
3/15 | 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Lemberg Academic Center, Room 54
Lightbridge has evolved into a world leader in developing advanced nuclear fuel technologies.
Global Affairs Table: Egypt
with free lunch
3/16 | 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Hassenfeld, Upper Sherman
The break of a new dawn in Egypt: where do we go from here? The Global Affairs Table invites you to be a part of our first luncheon this semester for a discussion on recent events in Egypt and other Arab States.
Share your personal views and interact with informed students, faculty and other Brandeis community members. Get the personal insights of local
Egyptian resident and fellow student, Sara Enan '11, as well as expert views from Professor of Arab Politics, Eva Bellin (POL/Crown Center),
and Professor Nader Habibi (Crown Center/ECON).
Attendance is limited to around 30 so be sure to RSVP here. A free lunch is included.
Lecturer: Eric Lesser '89, IBM Institute for Business Value
3/18 | 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Lemberg Academic Center Room 54
Lesser will be speaking on "Working Beyond Borders: Insights from the Global Human Resource Offer Study".
BAASA SKIN Fashion Show
3/18 | 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Come watch your peers strut down the catwalk donning the latest fashion by Asian American designers!
|The Office of Global Affairs, along with many other international offices and organizations at Brandeis, stands by the people of Japan, and all those affected by the recent earthquake and tsunami, in this difficult time. These offices are currently trying to make sure that students and families who may be affected in any way are safe and supported. If you need assistance, please get in touch with the International Students and Scholars Office, Office of Study Abroad, Student Life or Counseling Services, or relevant professional school office.|
Symposium to explore the ties between religion and violence
|On March 14, author James Carroll will lead a series of presenters and panelists on the topic of religion and violence. |
Join an online conversation on religion and violence with panelists James Carroll, Asma Afsaruddin, and Bernadette Brooten
|In conjunction with the James Carroll symposium, the Ethics Center is launching an online dialogue platform, "EthicsTalk," where the campus community can join the conversation any time of day. To join, visit go.brandeis.edu/EthicsTalk, click "register" and use the registration key "ECTalk"|
|Daniel Shapiro '91 to become U.S. Ambassador to Israel|
|President Obama has chosen Daniel Shapiro, a senior adviser who has helped shape the administration's response to the political upheavals in the Middle East and North Africa, as the United States ambassador to Israel, the White House said Wednesday. Also: read the Justice article here. |
Schuster's E. Benjamin Skinner named 2011 Young Global Leader
|The World Economic Forum announced its Young Global Leaders (YGLs) for 2011. E. Benjamin Skinner, senior fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, has been selected. |
|IBS presents the 2011 Asper Award|
|The Asper Center for Global Business Leadership is proud to present the 2011 Asper Award to Helen Greiner, CEO of CyPhy Works. In honor of Ms. Greiner's extensive work in robotics, the panel discussion will focus on women entrepreneurs in technology roles. See event information on the left side.|
|IBS Alumni Spotlight: Boris Vilidnitsky MSF '09|
"I felt prepared coming into this job but the learning curve is still steep... I'm open to any opportunities that arise, and I am excited to see what happens next."
|Modern Traditions: South Korean Visiting Musicians and Open Class|
"The presentation completely surprised me, reminding me of the myriad of opportunities Brandeis students have to be exposed to traditions and practices completely outside of anything we have experienced before."
Vijay Prashad enlightens guests about the struggles of South Asian Americans
"Immigrants can't just rebuild their lives in a new homeland, as they would like to."
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|The Brandeis in The Hague Summer 2011 Deadline is on March 18|
Don't miss the opportunity to study in The Hague this summer! The application deadline is on Friday. Visit the program website for more details.
|Interested in Ghana and global health?|
As part of the Global Brandeis Fund project on Ghana and health organized by Karen Duca PhD '98, we are looking for students and faculty interested in attending, or helping to organize, a spring workshop using Skype to connect with colleagues in Ghana. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
|Our Bodies Ourselves Turns Forty|
3/17 | 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
WSRC Lecture Hall, Epstein
Learn how you can help current participants from many countries come to Boston to be part of the upcoming 40th anniversary.
|Classics Meet the Majors|
3/17 | 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Enjoy refreshments and mingle with Classics majors.
|World-of-Work Application Review Day|
3/14 | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiatt Career Center, Usdan
Schedule a World-of-Work review appointment to receive feedback on your application documents.
|Peace Corps Brown Bag Information Session|
3/15 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Hiatt Career Center, Usdan
The recruiter from the Peace Corps will discuss various volunteer opportunities/programs offered through the organization and how students can get involved.
|China Study Abroad Panel|
3/15 | 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Ridgewood A Commons
Brandeis Global China Connection hosts a panel of students who have recently returned from studying abroad in China.