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The Center for Global Education Initiatives is an educational and experiential learning center for University of Maryland, Baltimore faculty and students who are interested in global education opportunties. We promote and support interprofessional global health education, identify global themes that can be contextualized locally, and facilitate academic work related to global education and competencies.
Students: If you are thinking about a global health learning experience, consider applying for travel awards and training opportunities that provide financial support. Application processes will be opening soon with some starting in August. Check them out here.
UMB's Global Travel Assistance Program: Register your international travel with International SOS, UMB's contracted global medical and security firm, and receive helpful pre-trip advice and support while away. Whether you lose your passport or need to see a doctor, International SOS can help! Also, be sure to download the Assistance App that will be a helpful tool during your travels. Learn more or register.
UMB Global Forum - February 11, 2016
Dr. Jessica Evert, Executive Director of Child Family Health International (CFHI), speaks about CFHI global health opportunities, and Dr. Nadia Sam-Agudu, Technical Advisor, UMB Institute for Human Virology and IHV Nigeria, talks about her personal career path as a global health professional. Watch it here.
We want to thank everyone who participated in the February 12th roundtable discussion, Bridging the Global-Local Divide in Academia: Best Practices and Models, co-sponsored by Center for Global Education Initiatives and the Center for Community-Based Engagement and Learning.
Global health interprofessional projects will take 15 students to Myanmar, The Gambia, Nigeria, Egypt, and Rwanda this summer to work in interprofessional teams with UMB faculty and their international partners.
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2015 World Cafe Photo Contest
UMB's Office of International Services and the Student Center for Global Education sponsored the 2015 World Cafe Photo Contest. Students from across campus submitted their photos which were voted on by their peers, faculty and staff. The grand prize of 50,000 frequent flier miles was awarded to dentistry student, Rebecca Salzman, for capturing the image to the left. You can see all of the top photos here.
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Find international travel guidelines and other resources
Read about faculty and student global health projects