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Hannah Graham Memorial Award

Applications are due 9 October 2015 for the inaugural Hannah Graham Memorial Award. This research award will support students who share Graham’s passions for global health, French culture and service to others. See for more information including the timeline, award requirements, and application.

CGH Scholar Open House

Join us to learn about opportunities as a Center for Global Health Scholar, Wednesday 14 October, 5-7PM at the CGH Office in the Corner Building!

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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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When Does a Building Save Lives?

Michael Murphy, Founder and CEO of MASS Design Group, lecture "LO-FAB: The GHESKIO Cholera Treatment Center" Tuesday 13 October, 1-2:30PM, School of Architecture East Gallery. Cholera—a curable, preventable disease that had not existed in Haiti in over a century—emerged following the 2010 earthquake and ran rampant throughout the country. Since the outbreak, cholera patients have been treated in temporary tents, which are difficult to keep sanitary, hot in the Haitian climate, and deficient at ensuring prevention from infection and the human right to dignified health care.

The Clinton Global Initiative Meeting: The Future of "Impact"

Updates from the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative Meeting... see the full DEVEX article...CGI’s 10th year saw discussions of critical issues facing the development sector as it projects forward to 2030, the year by which world leaders have agreed extreme poverty must be made history. President Clinton urged attendees to focus on “trend lines,” instead of on “headlines.”  The overall trajectory for poverty alleviation, Clinton sought to remind CGI’s assembly of the rich, famous and influential, is good.

A new kind of development professional: The development engineer

At Berkeley, engineers and computer scientists are in the same rooms as economists and political scientists, working together to test, implement and scale technologies in a way that can reframe global development as we know it. As momentum grows behind development engineering as an interdisciplinary field in academia, Devex spoke with some of the students, faculty, and alumni who are shaping this story.