February 9, 2023 Newsletter

All Majors

International Studies Workshop
Thursday, February 9, 6:15 – 7:15 p.m., Student Organization Center, TVUC
In this workshop, learn about international studies-related careers and internships with Drew Poppleton, Director of Post-Graduate Planning and Experiential Education. This event is co-sponsored by the International Studies Program and Sigma Iota Rho. Please RSVP here. 

CWRUMUN Security Council Simulation
Saturday, February 11, 12:00 p.m., Clark Hall 309
Do you want to engage with current events but don’t know where to start? Haven’t practiced public speaking and debate since high school? If so, you should really consider coming to CWRU Model UN’s Security Council Simulation. Come practice speaking and negotiating skills in a supportive environment with like minded peers. No experience necessary, and all are welcome, regardless of major!

Anti-Racism, Anti-Colonialism, & Climate Change: Thomas Nail
Thursday, February 9, 6:30 p.m., online
Online talk with equal time for Q&A. All are welcome.

Muslim Communities in the West
Friday, February 10, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., dual delivery
Attend the Friday Public Affairs Discussion with Maysan Haydar, Assistant Professor of History and Carl & Lily Pforzheimer Foundation Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Science in the Dampeer Room of the Kelvin Smith Library or register to attend online. 

Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship DEI Opportunity
Fellows will travel to Washington, DC, Cape Town, Dublin, Derry, and Belfast to explore the legacies of social change. Apply by February 14.

From Tires to Technology: How Goodyear is Shaping an Evolving World of Transportation with CEO Rich Kramer
Thursday, February 16, 5:30 – 7: 30 p.m., The Union Club
Rich Kramer, CEO of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, will share how he is spearheading an evolution of mobility and transportation that is taking place around the globe.

Call for Papers: Minnesota Journal of Politics and International Relations
Looking for academic works for the first edition. The journal provides a forum for young scholars to make contributions to the global discourse on a diverse range of issues pertinent to political science and allied fields. Submission deadline is March 1.

International Scholarship Program
The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad. The application deadline is March 9.

Think: Global Need-Based Study Abroad Scholarship
Students can apply for the CWRU think: global Need-Based Study Abroad Scholarship. The application deadline is March 15.

World Languages

Amistad (Spanish Conversation Hour)
Every Friday, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m., Guilford Lounge 223.
Join Amistad Group and share Spanish talks with friends and classmates.  All levels are welcome, from beginners to natives.

Korean Speaking Skills
The Korean American Student Association (KASA) is continuing Korean classes this year. Classes are on Zoom, taught by fellow students, and personalized to the participants. All levels are welcome.