September 2021 Newsletter

  • UMB Launches International Operations Initiative

    The goal of the initiative is to bring together the robust infrastructure needed to facilitate, support, and grow all of UMB’s international operations.
  • New PSLI Global Leadership Specialization

    Global Leadership PSLI Focuses on Global Health, Literacy, and International Relations

GLOBALtimore Fellows

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GLOBALtimore Fellows Announced for 2021-22 Cohort

The third GLOBALtimore Fellows cohort includes faculty members from four UMB schools who will take their interest in curricular internationalization to the next level by integrating global concepts into new virtual or existing courses in their respective schools.

CGE News

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UMB Launches International Operations Initiative

In late August, UMB launched an International Operations Initiative. Read the letter below from Roger Ward, Interim Provost, Executive Vice President, and Dean of the UMB Graduate School, for details.

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Office of International Services Announces Advising Hours

The Office of International Services announces its service and advising hours for the fall semester.

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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.

PSLI Global Leadership Specialization

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New Global Leadership Specialization Focuses on Global Health, Literacy, and International Relations

A new PSLI is a specialization in Global Leadership. Viewing leadership through a global perspective, this specialization provides candidates with an opportunity to attend seminars focused on global health, global literacy, and international relations.

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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UMB Intercultural Center Celebrates Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month

UMB's Intercultural Center is celebrating Hispanic/Latinx Heritage with events all month long.

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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.

External Global Events & Opportunities

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Global Speed Networking for Emerging Women Leaders

The Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health is holding global speed networking for emerging women leaders on Sept. 15 to help you expand your professional network.

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.

The Road to COP27: Climate Change and Health Through Three Lenses

Road to COP27 will include presentations from experts from around the world who will share high-impact solutions that will address climate change and improve health outcomes.

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Apply Today for the Innovate4Health 2021 Student Design Sprint

Students are encouraged to team up and apply by Sept. 26 for Innovate4Health 2021, a global student design sprint to encourage innovation on challenges in emerging infectious diseases, from COVID-19 to antimicrobial resistance.