July 2021 Newsletter

  • Apply Today for the GLOBALtimore Teaching Fellowship

    All UMB faculty interested in teaching about global topics are eligible to apply to become a GLOBALtimore Teaching Fellow. The deadline to apply is July 30, 2021.

  • Global Perspectives Conversation Program Looking for Facilitators, Participants

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

CGE News

Logo for GLOBALtimore with a globe on a blue background
Apply Today for the GLOBALtimore Teaching Fellowship

The Center for Global Engagement is now accepting applications for GLOBALtimore Teaching Fellowship for 2021-22.

Two women in suits speaking in front of a wall map of the world
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.

Graphic is people working in front of a large world map
New UMB International Operations Initiative Underway

In anticipation of continuing growth in both the volume and variety of UMB’s international activities, UMB has launched the International Operations Initiative. The goal is to create a one-stop-shop or “hub” to support UMB’s international operations, while also ensuring strong risk management.

UMB Global Events & Opportunities

Passport on top of map
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.

Words crazy stressed Asians on a yellow background
Crazy Stressed Asians

Crazy Stressed Asians hopes to create a safe community for Asians and Asian Americans of all ethnic backgrounds to explore the impact of their culture, heritage, and identity on mental health and wellness.

Image of diverse group of students sitting on a wall with their arms around each other
International Student Welcome

All international students are invited to join us for the International Student Welcome, where you'll learn about UMB campus resources and services; connect with other students, staff, and faculty; and learn about the UMB's international community.

External Global Events & Opportunities

Logo for the AFREhealth Symposium
4th Annual AFREhealth Symposium on Social Justice and Health Equity in Africa

The African Forum for Research and Education in Health will hold the fourth annual AFREhealth Symposium Aug. 4-5 virtually. Speakers include Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, who spoke at the recent UMB Global Health Summit: Decolonizing Global Health Education.

CUGH Announces Global Health Conference 2022

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.