January 2020 Newsletter

President’s Global Impact Fund

Applications are now open for the new President’s Global Impact Fund. The purpose of this competitive funding opportunity is to support faculty who want to initiate new and sustainable research or teaching initiatives with international partners. 

Global Meet-Ups Spring 2020

The 2019 inaugural Global Meet-Up, live from Zambia, was "attended" by approximately 75 people, and we look forward to reaching even more people with the exciting new topics for 2020. Mark your calendars and watch this space for registration information prior to each event.

Global UMB News

Dr. Perman meets with doctors in Zambia
UMB Center for Global Engagement Celebrates Dr. Jay A. Perman's Leadership on Global Educaton and Research

Dr. Perman committed to advancing global health education and research early in his tenure at UMB, when there was already a large amount of global research ongoing at UMB, but few cross-campus global efforts, and even fewer global opportunities for students.

UMB Events & Opportunities

JAN 23: Global Meet-Up Webinar Registration is Open

January 23 from noon-1 p.m.: "The Global UMB Graduate School: Courses, Degrees and Experiences" presented by Dr. Flavius Lilly, Sr. Associate Dean, Graduate School, and Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs.

Interprofessional Education and Interprofessional Care Seed Grant Announcement

The UMB Center for Interprofessional Education is pleased to announce an opportunity for $5,000 to $10,000 seed grants for 13-month interprofessional education (IPE) and interprofessional care (IPC) pilot projects.

External Global News & Opportunities

Jan. 21: Opportunities to Improve Health Through Climate Action

"The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change" is an international, multi-disciplinary collaboration that monitors the links between health and climate change through indicators highlighting the threats to health and the solutions.

Apply to be a PHI/CDC Global Health Fellow

The application portal for the 2020-2021 PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program cohort is now open.

Global Safety & Security

Global Safety & Security

All UMB faculty, staff and students traveling internationally on UMB business or programs are required to register their international travel itineraries and emergency contact information in the UMB International SOS travel registry.