August 2021 Newsletter

  • Welcome New International Students!

    On Aug. 13, UMB virtually welcomed new international students from around the world.

  • Global Perspectives Conversation Program Looking for Facilitators, Participants

    The program offers student and scholar participants a virtual one-hour, facilitated weekly conversation.

CGE News

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UMB Welcomes New International Students from Around the World

A big "Welcome!" to UMB's new international students!

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Global Perspectives Conversation Program Looking for Facilitators and Participants

The Global Perspectives Conversation Program, sponsored by the Office of International Services and the Writing Center, is looking for both facilitators and participants for the upcoming year.

UMB Global Events

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J-1 Scholar Orientation

Join the Office of International Services to review the rules for maintaining J-1 Scholar status, as well as other topics about getting to know the UMB campus.

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Academic Life Wellness Session for New International Students

New international students are invited to an Academic Life Wellness Session, which will introduce them to programs and services that will help support their academic and personal success at UMB.

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Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop for Graduating F-1 Students

Learn about work authorization for graduating international students at the OPT Workshop.

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H-1B Scholar Orientation

UMB's Office of International Services will provide information on immigration regulations pertinent to H-1B employees.

Global News

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Landmark U.S. Government Backing for International Education

The first joint statement from the U.S. departments of State and Education in over two decades to support the country’s international education ambitions has promised a “shared commitment” to promote the country as a study destination and the benefits of global academic engagement.

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Three Tips for International Students to Avoid Scams

Learning about the different fraud schemes before arriving in the U.S. can help ensure the safety and security of students once they begin their studies.

External Global Events & Opportunities

Planetary Health Education Framework Webinar

CUGH will host an introduction to the Planetary Health Education Framework, a transdisciplinary effort that aims to guide the education of global citizens, practitioners, and professionals to address the planetary health challenges of the world today.

Submit Breakout Panel Sessions, Abstracts for CUGH Global Health Conference

The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) will hold its Global Health Conference April 1-3, 2022. It will be a hybrid conference with virtual and in-person sessions in Los Angeles.

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Women Leaders in Global Health Conference

Join WomenLift Health to break open the discussion about transformative leadership! The virtual conference will include a mix of plenary panels, fireside chats, and workshops.