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Global Experiences Conference

The Global Experiences Conference will be held November 14 in Panhellenic from 3:00-7:30. The conference will feature international experiences and advice, presentations, and dinner with a keynote speaker. Check out the calendar of events for more information.

Taste of the World

A free international food day will be held November 15 from 12:00-3:30 pm in the Burchfiel Geography Building. The event is part of Geography Awareness Week.



GIS Day is November 14 from 10:00 – 3:00 in Hodges Library. Stop in and learn about the latest trends in technology. Exhibitors from geospatial technology, physical geography, and human geography will be present.The Augmented Reality Sandbox, SimTable, drones, and laser scanners will be on display.

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards is the largest youth recognition program honoring fifth through twelfth graders for serving their communities and making significant contributions. Students that have volunteered in the past 12 months can apply. Two students per state will be honored and receive a $1,000 award, engraved silver medallion, and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. Ten students will receive an additional award of $5,000, an engraved gold medallion, a trophy for their schools or nominating organizations, and a $5,000 grant from the Prudential Foundation for a nonprofit charitable organization of their choice. Learn more here.

Charles Bronfman Prize

Deadline: January 15, 2019

This award celebrates the vision and efforts of an individual or team under fifty whose humanitarian work has significantly impacted the world. The Charles Bronfman Prize accepts nominations from diverse disciplines. A panel of judges selects prize recipient(s) and awards $100,000. Click here for more information.

Bronislaw Malinowski Award

Deadline: December 15

This award is presented to an exceptional social scientist who has spent one’s entire career actively solving human problems using concepts and tools of social science. Learn more here.


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