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2015 Global Development Career Conference

Thank you to everyone who came out to the 2015 Career Conference, as well as to UVa Global Studies, the Batten School, and UCS for all the work they put on for this co-sponsored event. It was a great success with an amazing panel, a packed networking lunch, and more than eighty different interviews conducted!

 

Center for Global Health Scholar Award Opportunities

Thank you to everyone who applied to the 2015 Center for Global Health Scholar Awards. Interview date will be 13 February.

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. 

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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.

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.

A big welcome to the new GIDRT fellows!

Our Global Infectious Disease Research Training fellows have just arrived in Charlottesville (and brought the snow with them!). They will be conducting health research as part of the UVA-UNIVEN collaboration to provide research-based solutions on health priorities of northeast South Africa. A warm welcome from us to Rendani Netshikweta, Briggite Mahlatse Modipane, and Nontokozo Daphney Matume!