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Center for Global Health Scholar Award Opportunities

Thank you to everyone who applied to the 2015 Center for Global Health Scholar Awards.

UVA MHIRT - Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training

Thank you to all who have applied for the UVa MHIRT Program which provides outstanding students with the opportunity to participate in an intensive, international, mentored research experience that extends the analysis of global rural health disparities using an interdisciplinary approach. 

UVa World Water

Join us for UVA World Water: The 2015 World Water Events at the University of Virginia will bring together multiple disciplines within the academic community, water professionals, and public interest around national and international water challenges which we all face.


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The University of Virginia's Center for Global Health promotes health in resource-limited settings by fostering the commitment of students, faculty and partners from many disciplines to address the diseases of poverty.


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UVA awarded the 2015 Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization

NAFSA: Association of International Educators is recognizing U.Va. and four other schools for their demonstrated commitment to global learning for their students and scholars. UVA won this award in part due to initatives set out in its Cornerstone Plan, which include the creation of the Center for Global Inquiry and Innovation in 2013, the unveiling of the Global Studies major last fall, the creation of the Global Internships program last summer, and the grand opening of a UVA China office set for March.

Students in Humanitarian Technology Conference

The 2015 Humanitarian Technology Conference will inspire and empower students to make a difference and impact the world. Have you wanted to apply your technical skills to community development but were unsure of how to get started? Do you believe that your campus has an innovative potential that remains untapped? Would you like to learn from students from across the east coast to cross-pollinate ideas and return to your school with valuable knowledge and a unique skill set? If you answered yes, join the 2015 Humanitarian Technology Conference at UVa.

Mbarara University of Science and Technology Collaboration Accelerates!

An interdisciplinary team of UVa faculty visited Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) in February to advance collaborative opportunities for both universities. MUST, along with other international partners s a site in the new Minority Health & Health Disparities International Research Training (MHIRT) program which is a national, competitive opportunity for outstanding students to participate in intensive, mentored research analysis of global rural health disparities.