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North House Ubuntu Dinner w/Dr. André Churchwell

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The Psychology of Environmental Behavior

Course Description From climate change, to habitat destruction, to overconsumption of natural resources, many of the world’s most pressing environmental problems are the result of human behavior. If we want to solve or mitigate these problems, we must first understand what is driving these behaviors. Do people act in environmentally-harmful ways because they don’t know […]

Crawford Lecture on Women, Leadership, and Engaged Citizenship

Crawford Lecture on Women, Leadership, and Engaged Citizenship

Please join us for the first annual Crawford Lecture on Women, Leadership, and Engaged Citizenship.  The lecture will be on Thursday, October 23rd at 7pm in the Wyatt Center Rotunda.  Co-sponsored by The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons and the Panhellenic Council, this year’s lecture, “Ethical Desires: Sex, Citizenship, Difference,” will be given by Katherine Crawford, Professor […]

North House Hosts Film in VU iLens Series: “How to Survive a Plague”

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World on Wednesday: Helping Girls Succeed in School in Rural Mauritania

When: October 22, 2014 @ 12:10 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Student Life Center Lower Level Meeting Rooms 1&2

Cultural stigmas in Africa assign girls and boys different roles and levels of status in their social environments, which in turn has negative impacts on girls’ opportunities for learning. Parents with limited economic resources choose[...]

North–Meeting w/Grassroots VU Service Org., All Students Welcome, 8-9 pm

Monday the 20th 8-9 PM Members of a Vanderbilt service organization called Grassroots will be visiting North House to discuss opportunities to volunteer. All Commons residents are invited to join us on PBarz’s 3rd-Floor portico to discuss ways for North House to get involved! Snacks will be provided. Bring a sweater or jacket so that […]

North–Writer-in-Residence Program on Wed. w/Scott Lyon

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Dinner with Prof. Doug Fisher this Wednesday!

This Wednesday, October 22nd, from 5:30-7:00 p.m., Prof. Doug Fisher will be our guest in the faculty apartment for dinner and good conversation. Prof. Fisher is Associate Professor of Computer Science in the School of Engineering. Additionally, he serves as Faculty Director of Warren College for the new College Halls! Prof. Fisher is also Director […]

The Psychiatric “Other”: Depictions of Psychosis in Modern Film

Course Description To the layperson, the concept of mental illness – and, in particular, that of psychosis (hallucinations, disorganization of thought and behavior) –  is oftentimes fraught with misinformation, fear, and stigma. Even within the field of psychiatry, the engagement of a patient with psychosis is frequently met with a mixture of anxiety and trepidation. […]