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Global Health on Grounds

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/

Public Service Conference

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. 

Global Health Case Competition 

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! 

World Water Symposium at the University of Virginia

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.

Finding Space: Using Photovoice to Explore Stress and Mindfullness at UVa

When: Wednesday April 9, 7:00 PM

Where: @ Dawson's Green

How do you experience stress at UVa? What helps you to manage your stress? Where do you feel in control of your stress? Positive stress management is an important contributor to your emotional, mental, and physical health. Use your smartphone or camera to take three photographs in response to the questions above and send to cel2j@virginia.edu by Wednesday, April 9th at Noon. Then, come at 7:00 that evening to view all submissions and discuss what they tell us about stress at UVa, how we can manage it, and which places help us to do so. Co-sponsored by the Institute for Humanities and Global Cultures.

Science Straight Up: When Science and Culture Collide

When: Friday April 11, 7:30 PM

Where: @ The Woolly Mammoth

Clashes between biomedicine and culture have been observed throughout history. Acts of resistance reveal the constant power struggles that exist between the objective rationalization of science and the subjective experience of everyday life. Join this discussion with Nicola Bulled, MPH, PhD, and Fellow of CGH Water and Health in Limpopo Innovations.