Fall 2017 Lighthouse Events and Deadlines

D.C. Day
Friday, October 20, 2017 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Jane P. Batten Student Center Parking Lot
Join the Lighthouse for a day in Washington, D.C. Busses depart from the Jane P. Batten Student Center parking lot at 7:00 a.m. Busses leave D.C. at 6:00 p.m., returning to campus at approximately 10:00 p.m. Reservations are required. The cost is $5. Register and pay in Clarke Hall, Office 109 by Friday, October 6. Space is limited, so reserve your seat early.

On Deck Speaker Series: Dawn Roellig
Thursday, February 1st, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The On Deck Speaker Series presents Dawn Roellig: “What’s in this piece of @#%$? Molecular epidemiology of enteric parasites as a convergence of STEM." Roellig is a microbiologist with the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta. She leads the
CryptoNet project, a $300K national surveillance system for cryptosporidiosis. The event is sponsored by The Lighthouse and will be in Blocker Auditorium.
 

On Deck Speaker Series: Jay Wexler
Tuesday, February 27th, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The On Deck Speaker Series presents Jay Wexler: " When God Isn’t Green: A World-wide Journey to Places Where Religious Practice and Environmentalism Collide." This event is sponsored by The Lighthouse: Center for Exploration and Discovery and is in Blocker Auditorium. Wexler is a professor at the Boston University School of Law. He is the author of  "When God Isn’t Green: A World-Wide Journey to Places Where Religious Practice and Environmentalism Collide." Wexler also worked as a lawyer at the U.S. Department of Justice and clerked for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the U.S. Supreme Court.

On Deck Speaker Series: Ann Bradley
Thursday, March 15th, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The On Deck Speaker Series presents Ann Bradley: "Can Christians Support Capitalism?" This event is sponsored by The Lighthouse: Center for Exploration and Discovery and is in Blocker Auditorium. Bradley is the Vice President of Economic
Initiatives at the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics where she develops research toward a systematic biblical theology of economic freedom. Bradley also researches the political economy ofterrorism with specific emphasis on al- Qaeda. She
is an editor of Counting the Cost: Christian Perspectives on Capitalism and For the Least of These: A Biblica l Answer to Poverty.

On Deck Speaker Series: Yuri Herrera
Thursday, April 12th, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The On Deck Speaker Series presents Yuri Herrera, Ph.D.: "On the Fluidity of Literary Voice." This event is sponsored by The Lighthouse: Center for Exploration and Discovery and is in Blocker Auditorium. Herrera is an assistant professor of literary theory
and creative writing at the University of Tulane. He is the author of 3 novels: "Trabajos de l reino" ( Kingdom Cons), "Señales que precederán a l fin del mundo" ( Signs Preceding the End of the World ), and "La transmigración de los cuerpos" ( The
Transmigration of Bodies).

Study Away Peer Advising
Tuesdays, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. | Clarke 109
Interested in learning more about studying away at Virginia Wesleyan University? Stop by to talk with our returned study abroad students about study away options for VWU students, including study away courses, study away course grants, semester study abroad, and the Global Scholars Program. Ask a fellow student who has studied away about how to choose the best program, to make plans to study away, to submit a successful application, and more. It is never too early to start planning your study away experience. For more information, visit us on The Lighthouse’s Portal page or The Lighthouse’s webpage. Set up an appointment online with one of our peer advisors.

Study Away Open Advising
Tuesdays, 2:30-4:00 p.m. | Clarke 117
Interested in learning more about study away at Virginia Wesleyan University? Stop by to talk with our Director of Study Away, Ms. Mandy Reinig, about study away options for Virginia Wesleyan students, including study away courses, study away course grants, semester study abroad, and the Global Scholars Program. It is never too early to start planning your study away experience. For more information, visit us on The Lighthouse’s Portal page or The Lighthouse’s webpage. Contact VWU’s Director of the Study Away Program, Ms. Mandy Reinig, in The Lighthouse: Center for Exploration & Discovery at 757.455.3116 or set up an appointment online.

Study Away Open Advising
Wednesdays 9:30-11:00 a.m. | Clarke 117
Interested in learning more about study away at Virginia Wesleyan University? Stop by to talk with our Director of Study Away, Ms. Mandy Reinig, about study away options for Virginia Wesleyan students, including study away courses, study away course grants, semester study abroad, and the Global Scholars Program. It is never too early to start planning your study away experience. For more information, visit us on The Lighthouse’s Portal page or The Lighthouse’s webpage. Contact VWU’s Director of the Study Away Program, Ms. Mandy Reinig, in The Lighthouse: Center for Exploration & Discovery at 757.455.3116 or set up an appointment online.

Study Away Peer Advising
Thursdays, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. | Clarke 109
Interested in learning more about studying away at Virginia Wesleyan University? Stop by to talk with our returned study abroad students about study away options for VWU students, including study away courses, study away course grants, semester study abroad, and the Global Scholars Program. Ask a fellow student who has studied away about how to choose the best program, to make plans to study away, to submit a successful application, and more. It is never too early to start planning your study away experience. For more information, visit us on The Lighthouse’s Portal page or The Lighthouse’s webpage. Set up an appointment online with one of our peer advisors.

Study Away Peer Advising
Fridays, 12:30-2:30 p.m. | Clarke 109
Interested in learning more about studying away at Virginia Wesleyan University? Stop by to talk with our returned study abroad students about study away options for VWU students, including study away courses, study away course grants, semester study abroad, and the Global Scholars Program. Ask a fellow student who has studied away about how to choose the best program, to make plans to study away, to submit a successful application, and more. It is never too early to start planning your study away experience. For more information, visit us on The Lighthouse’s Portal page or The Lighthouse’s webpage. Set up an appointment online with one of our peer advisors.


 

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