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Mandel School study abroad course information session: “Invisible Groups in a New Poland”

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences International Education Programs Office invites students to bring their lunches and learn more about the “Invisible Groups in a New Poland” Mandel School study abroad course today (Oct. 18) at 1 p.m. in Mandel School building, Room 238.

Hear from course instructors Kathleen Farkas and Richard Romaniuk and past participants as they discuss the ways in which democracy has changed how Polish society addresses problems of social invisibility (e.g. homelessness, aging and drug addiction).

The application deadline for spring break and spring (May Abroad) study abroad is Dec. 1. Apply at

Each lunch and learn study abroad information session is worth one professional development hour. Upcoming lunch and learns include:

  • Oct. 26: “Social Justice and NGO Immersion in South Africa”
  • Nov. 3: “Social Justice in the Netherlands”
  • Nov. 7: “Social Justice and Mental Health in the Netherlands”

To learn more about Mandel School study abroad courses, contact Valerie Rambin, assistant director of international education programs at the Mandel School, at or visit

Ronald A. Stewart Fund for International Study and Service Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences Study Abroad Scholarship applications are due Feb. 1 for all spring and summer study abroad applicants.