April 2022 Newsletter

  • Bending the Arc Screening

    Join us April 7 for a screening of "Bending the Arc."

  • Apply for Fellowship in Aging Research

    Applications open soon for the Alicia and YaYa Global Fellowship in Costa Rica.

CGE Events

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TOMORROW: Honoring the Life of Dr. Paul Farmer: "Bending the Arc" Documentary Film Screening

Join us for a screening of "Bending the Arc," a documentary about a team of young people — Paul Farmer, Jim Yong Kim, and Ophelia Dahl — whose charitable medical work 30 years ago ignited a global health movement.

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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.

CGE Events

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Applications Open Soon for the Alicia and YaYa Global Fellowship in Costa Rica

The Alicia and YaYa Global Fellowship in Aging Research is a collaborative effort between the University of Maryland Baltimore Graduate School and the University of Costa Rica, San Jose to recognize and support outstanding pre-doctoral and/or post-doctoral students pursuing aging research.

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President's Global Impact Fund Spotlight: REACH Mental Health in Kenya

The President’s Global Impact Fund provides initial support for transformative initiatives that develop cross-campus and international collaborations and enhance UMB's global engagement and reach. One of this year's awardees was REACH Mental Health in Kenya.

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Apply for the Global Perspective Conversation Program

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

UMB Global News

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INSIGHT Consortium Accepting Applications for Future Leaders in Global Health

The INSIGHT consortium is accepting applications for the 2022-2023 NIH Fogarty Launching Future Leaders in Global Health Research Training program.

UMB Global Events

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Ramadan Iftars During the Month of Ramadan

During the month of Ramadan, Muslims around the world fast from dawn to dusk. Ramadan Iftars gather muslim and non-muslim students, faculty, and staff to join and break their fast together.

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International Telehealth Roundtable

Join a virtual roundtable discussion on "Addressing Legal and Regulatory Barriers to Increase Access to Healthcare Through International Telemedicine" April 7-8. Participants will include legal, regulatory, and clinical experts on the latest trends and innovation in international telehealth.

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"Local Action for Global Health & Equity Day" Public Health Research Conference

The annual Public Health Research @ Maryland conference showcases innovations in public health research and practice and its implications for the health of our Maryland communities.

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Professionalism and the Good Immigrant Narrative

Participants will discuss how undocumented students' experiences are shaped by professionalism and the good immigrant narrative, which work to uphold white supremacy culture.

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The Table Dialogue: SWANA, MENA, Middle Eastern? Identity & Language

In honor of Southwest Asian and North African/Middle Eastern Heritage Month, this month's The Table Dialogue will be focused on the experiences of people who hold SWANA/Middle Eastern identities in the U.S.

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Supporting Southwest Asian and North African/Middle Eastern Students in Higher Education

Participants will learn about the needs and experiences of Southwest Asian and North African students in higher education.

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Donate Unwanted Items and Get Halal on the SON Lawn

Ready to do some spring cleaning, but have nowhere to bring old clothes, books, and other miscellaneous items? Want halal but don't want to spend the money?