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Curricular Resources



Please find below curricular resources the Planning Committee would like to share with you to enhance and to enrich your experience at International Education Week events.



Events at the Zanesville Campus

11/16/15 River Blindness in Sudan: A Success Story from the Heart of Africa

11/16/15 Doctors without Borders: The Role of the Nursing Professional

11/17/15 Nursing and Coping with Stress

11/18/15 Our Fragile Earth: An International Perspective

11/18/15 Doctors Without Borders: Study Abroad

11/19/15 Doctors Without Borders: A Journey to the U.S.A




Magone, C, Newman, M. & Weissman, F. (eds) (2011). Humanitarian Negotiations Revealed: The MSF Experience. New York: Columbia University Press


Lives on the Edge: A Cross-Campus Discussion of “The Edge of Joy”

Directed by Dawn Sinclair Shapiro

A chronicle of families, midwives, and doctors in Nigeria, Shapiro’s documentary takes the viewer into regions where “distressed labor, deaths, and miraculous survival” reflect a “cycle that kills more than 36,000 Nigerian women each year” (

Participants may pre-screen the film on their own at the following link:

Discussion Times and Locations:

  • Tuesday, November 17th
  • 11:00am-12:00pm
  • Athens Tupper 302
  • Cambridge 112
  • Chillicothe Bennett 111
  • Lancaster Herrold 212
  • Proctorville 131
  • Southern Dingus 202
  • Zanesville E186



Career Options with MSF and Other Relief Organizations (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Location: Irvine 194)

  • How do you prepare yourself and get involved in emergency relief?
  • What skill are most needed? What professionals?


Workshop with Dr. Newman: Ethical and Cultural Challenges of Working in Conflict Zones and Relief Camps (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Location: Baker 241/242)