Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Study abroad funding opportunities and deadlines

If you are planning to study abroad for 8 weeks or longer during the 2008-09 note that the applications for Boren Scholarships for undergraduate students (also Boren Fellowships for graduate students), are currently available online. Please visit the NSEP website to begin your application.

WWC's International Program's office deadline for Boren Scholarships application is January 22, 2008 Final Boren Fellowships' application deadline is Wednesday, January 30, 2008. All materials must arrive at IIE/NSEP by the deadline.

The Language Flagship Fellowships competition is also underway. Please visit the website to download an application. The national deadline for the Flagship Fellowships application is Friday, January 18, 2008.

Please contact Naomi Otterness at nottern@warren-wilson.edu if you intend to apply for these scholarships.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

GIS Day!

Wednesday, November 14th is National GIS Day -- come celebrate with the Warren Wilson College GIS Work Crew. Here's our schedule of events:

9:00-10:00 Open House

10:00-10:30 Meet the fabulous world of GIS (with Becca Davanon)

10:30-11:00 GIS and the Panamanian rainforest (Nora Purcell)

11:00-1:00 GeoDome (in Canon Lounge)

1:00-1:30 Prediction of cantharellus lateritus using GIS and CART modeling (Chris Fusting)

1:30-2:00 Google Earth 101 (Lawson Revan)