Structural Changes/ Suggestions for Next Year

  • 5 minute talk-down= current events
  • Use the blog to post an article
  • Reaching out to other clubs on campus
  • Have a debate
  • Invite speakers
  • Study abroad panel
  • Invite different clubs to each participate and talk about them
  • Get an official poster-maker

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  1. Talking to restaurants in the area.
  2. Talking to Dining Services for preservation.
  3. Dealing with Bryn Mawr College's Insurance Policy?
  4. Budgeting, advertising, and publicity
  5. Educational awareness
  6. Meal planning: coordination
  7. Speaker/ Discussion/ Internship Panel- International issues
  8. People who perhaps went abroad to these places

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  • Invite more froshlings
  • Invite lady from the United Nations
  • Look into inviting more alums
  • Budget for a possible alum
  • Coordinate an International Dinner

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As a part of the Study Abroad Goes Local initiative, the OIP is hosting several region-specific pre-departure dinners. We would really love it if you could come to talk to students who are preparing to study abroad to answer any questions they might have or impart any advice they may find useful. These dinners are a great opportunity to pass on pointers and decrease overall stress in the study abroad process.
The dinners are scheduled as follows. Please let us know if you’re available on the night of the region where you studied.
Here's the schedule:

Americas- Tuesday, March 24, 6:00 PM RHOADS MTG ROOM (Directly next to Rhoads Dining Hall)
(Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Mexico)

East Asia/ Pacific- Thursday, March 26, 6:00 PM Dorothy Vernon Room
(Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand and Taiwan)

Northern/ Eastern Europe- Tuesday, March 31, 6:00 PM RHOADS MTG ROOM
(Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Hungary and Russia)

Southern Europe - Thursday, April 02, 6:00 PM - ERDMAN MTG ROOM 2
(France, Greece, Italy and Spain)

U.K. /Ireland- Tuesday, April 07, 6:00 PM - RHOADS MTG ROOM
(England, Ireland, Scotland and Northern Ireland)

Middle East / Africa- Thursday, April 09, 6:00 PM - Dorothy Vernon Room
(Egypt, Ghana, Israel, Kenya, Senegal and South Africa)

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Visionary International Studies Club is sponsoring a trip to Washington DC.  For those interested in attending, please contact lrussell@brynmawr.edu.

When: April 18th (leaving from Philadelphia at 9:00 via Chinatown bus)

Tentative Plan:

1)  Holocaust Memorial Museum- http://www.ushmm.org/museum/exhibit/online/deadlymedicine/

EXTENDED HOURS FOR SPRING, 2009
Monday-Friday, March 30 through June 12, 2009

Due to Days of Remembrance events, there are no Extended Hours planned for April 21 and 22.

Building: 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Exhibitions: 10 a.m.-6:20 p.m.
Library: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Closed all Federal Holidays)
Archives: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday (Closed all Federal Holidays)
Pass Desk: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Museum Café: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Museum Shop: 10 a.m.-6:20 p.m.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Washington, DC 20024-2126
Telephone: (202) 488-0400

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