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Do you have information you want to share with fellow international students? Any announcements, event that you would like people to know about? In case you do, feel free to submit material to be included in the Newsletter. It is envisioned as a common space for all international students, so let's shape it together.
The Office for International Students & Scholars holds seminars and workshops during the year. The office also advises the International Students Organization, and helps showcase their events. Please check periodically to see when the next event or workshop is scheduled.
Class of 2018 - study abroad for International students and ada comstock scholars
Monday, November 30, 12:00 - 1:00pm
CC 103/104 Meeting Room
International students and Ada Comstock Scholars who are members of the Class of 2018 are invited to come learn more about study abroad opportunnities as well as hear from peers about their experiences abroad.
Tuesday, December 1, 12:00pm
Lewis Global Studies Center Lounge
Jackie pritzen annual lecture by Michael klare
December 2, 2015 st 4:30 pm, FRANKLIN PATTERSON HALL, Hampshire College
The world is surrently suffering from a proliferation of violent conflicts and social upheavals, including wars in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Afganistan, along with a massive tide of refugees seeking to escape all this violence. at the same time, we are seeing increasing evidence of the impact of climate change on human societies, in the form of droughts, floods, forest fires and coastal erosion. How will these two trends interact? Will climate change make war more or less likely? No final answer can be provided to these questions, but some trends are beginning to emerge.
Humanities lab film screening: Which Way Home
Thursday, December 3, at 7 p.m., Graham Hall
Traversing more than 1450 miles upcountry, Mexican freight trains routinely are boarded by migrants hoping to reach America. Among the thousands who ride the trains many are children traveling alone. They come from all over Mexico and Central America risking everything for the chance of a better life. Chronicling the harrowing journey of thousands of migrant children, Which Way Home illuminates a powerfully human side of immigration.
Introduced by Professor Velma Garcia and Billy Peard, immigration attorney at Central West Justice Center in Springfield, focusing on marginalized Hispanic communities.