Round Table Discussion with Wilma Subra
When: Wednesday, February 26, 1:30- 2:30 PM
Where: Center for Global Health on the Corner
Wilma Subra received a MacArthur Fellowship "Genius" Award for her work at the intersection of environmental health, science, policy and justice on behalf of communities in Cancer Alley and elsewhere. She will meet with interested students to discuss the importance of mobilizing communities around environmental health issues and what shape this community research and evaluation takes domestically and globally.
An abstract of her talk, her bio and more details may be found here: http://transductionuva.wordpress.com/topics/subra-more-info/. More about the Transduction project may be found here: http://transductionuva.wordpress.com/
When: Friday, February 28, 12:00 - 7:00 PM
Where: Newcomb Hall
Spend your day exploring international student research, local community engagement, the world of innovative entrepreneurship, and more during UVa's annual public service conference, Innovation in Public Service. Discussions will address topics such as: utilizing what is taught in our classrooms while abroad; bridging the gap between students and the local community; and becoming more engaged in the public service scene.
When: Saturday, March 1, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Where: Nau & Gibson Halls
The three finalists for the 2014 Global Health Case Competition will present their solutions from 4:00 - 5:30 PM in Nau 101, and a reception will follow. Spectators are welcome!
When: Friday, March 21st, 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
The World Water Day Symposium at the University of Virginia convenes leaders and scholars in critical disciplines to examine global water scarcity and access and the management of resources and risk for society and environment. Please join us for presentations, panels, and discussions. Check out the World Water Day at UVA website for a full schedule of events.
A Conversation with Emily Mendenhall
When: Monday, April 7, 12:00 - 1:30 pm
Where: OpenGrounds Corner Studio (map)
Join CGH Fellow Nicola Bulled and Emily Mendenhall, Assistant Professor of Global Health in the Science, Technology, and International Affairs (STIA) Program at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service for this exciting conversation. Co-sponsored by the Institute for Humanities and Global Cultures.