October 23, 2014 Newsletter

All Majors

Thomas R. Pickering Graduate of Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program
This program is now accepting applications for college seniors interested in pursuing a career in the Foreign Service with the U.S. Department of State. Includes financial support.

Critical Language Scholarship Program
This program is now accepting applications for its fully funded overseas language and cultural immersion programs. Languages include Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, and Russian, among others.

Global Hangouts
Engage in discussion about pressing international issues with youth from across the globe. Global Hangouts is endorsed by CCEL (Center for Civic Engagement and Learning).

An Update on the AIDS Vaccine
Friday, October 24th at 12:30 pm in the KSL Dampeer room. Join the discussion with Michael M. Lederman, Scott R. Inkley Professor of Medicine and Co-Director, CWRU/UHC Center for AIDS Research, regarding this highly important work being done on campus.



Journey Through Africa
Friday, October 24th from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at The Hangar Club, 24400 Cedar Rd, Beachwood. Join Dan T. Moore as he shares his experiences and insights after traveling 16,000 miles through the continent on his motorcycle. $15 for students



Deepavali, Festival of Lights
Friday, October 24th at 6:00 pm in the Grand Rotunda at Cleveland City Hall. Celebrate this bright, traditional Hindu festival of hope and knowledge with FICA Cleveland (Federation of India Community Associations). Cleveland’s Mayor Frank Jackson will be in attendance. $18

Film Viewing of Siddarth
Friday, October 24th & Sunday, October 26th at the Cleveland Museum of Art. A story of child labor as a man from New Delhi sends his teenage son off to a distant factory to work. $7 for students.

Musical Performance by Van-Anh Vanessa Vo
Sunday, October 25th at 7:30 pm at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Vo performs her unique interpretations of traditional genres of Vietnamese music on the 16-string dan Tranh (zither). $20

The Protests in Hong Kong: Who? Why? What’s Next?
Wednesday, October 29th at 4:15 pm in Clark 309. With China scholar Paul Schroeder from our own Political Science department, Timothy Webster, Assistant Professor of Law and director of East Asian Legal Studies, and political science major and resident of Hong Kong , Ho Ching Cheung.



From Eastern European Traditional Judaism to Orthodoxy Today
Wednesday, October 29th at 7:00 pm Siegal Beachwood Facility, 26500 Shaker Blvd. Join Ira Robinson, Ph.D., Professor of Judaic Studies at Concordia University to discuss the migration of Orthodoxy from Eastern Europe to North America today.

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