February 2022 Newsletter

  • CGE Celebrates Our 10th Anniversary

    Check out CGE's Annual Report and celebration of our 10-year anniversary.

  • Global Courses Created through GLOBALtimore

    Check out the new global courses created through the GLOBALtimore Fellows Program.

CGE News

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CGE Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

Check out CGE’s annual report and anniversary retrospective!

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Check Out the New Global Courses Created through GLOBALtimore Fellows Program

Read more about the new or reimagined global courses, as well as the faculty and international partners who created the courses.

Make an Impact: Join a CUGH Committee or Subcommittee

As a member of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health, the UMB community is invited to apply to join one of CUGH's committees or subcommittees. New members are elected from the applicants by the relevant committee members for a two-year term.

CGE Events

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Upcoming Webinars Explore Global Leadership

The Center for Global Engagement continues its webinar series as part of the Global Leadership specialization of the President’s Student Leadership Institute (PSLI).

International Research: Ethical and Regulatory Research Challenges

Conducting research outside the U.S. can be challenging, both from an operational as well as from a regulatory perspective. Quality research needs to include appropriate ethical considerations, follow specific regulations, and involve local collaborators.

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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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H-1B Orientation

Join the Office of International Services to review immigration regulations pertinent to H-1B employees of UMB. Information on social security cards and driver's licenses will also be discussed.

UMB Global News

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Pharmacy Faculty Member Receives Prestigious Purdum Award

Agnes Ann Feemster, PharmD, BCPS, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science and UM of Maryland School of Pharmacy, was awarded the W. Arthur Purdum Award from the Maryland Society of Health-System Pharmacy.

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Submit Your Work to 1807: An Art and Literary Journal

The submission deadline has been extended for "1807: An Art and Literary Journal" to February 14. All UMB faculty, staff, Medical Center employees, and West Baltimore neighbors are encouraged to submit their works.

UMB Global Events

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Law Spring Symposium: Race, Sovereignty, and Immigrant Justice

Join the UM Carey School of Law for the Maryland Journal of International Law's Spring Symposium on "Race, Sovereignty, and Immigrant Justice" Feb. 3-4.

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Afrocentric Dance Class Series

Join the Intercultural Center and URecFit and Wellness for a series of Afrocentric dance classes each Friday at noon during Black History Month.

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Black Diaspora Panel

The Black Diaspora Panel is hosted each year by the Intercultural Center to center the unique and shared experiences of members from across the African diaspora, including from the U.S., Latin America, the Caribbean, and Africa.

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Lawrence Brown, Keynote Speaker for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month

UMB commemorates the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by recognizing achievements of the UMB community whose work epitomizes the ideals, life, and work of Dr. King.

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Black Professionals on the Rise Social

Attend the Black Professionals on the Rise Social to meet and connect with current UMB students and recently graduated professionals from across the University's professional and graduate schools.

External Global Events & Opportunities

Untold Stories of Global Health Competition

Do you know an important global health story that’s been overlooked by the media and deserves special notice? Submit your idea to the Untold Global Health Stories of 2022 Contest, which is designed to give a platform to important but under-reported global health stories.

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9th Annual Mock World Health Organization International Conference

Students are invited to join AMWHO, a simulation of the World Health Assembly, for their virtual conference, "Human Conflict & Global Health: Advocating for Emotional, Physical, and Mental Health as a Human Right."

"Healthy People, Healthy Planet, Social Justice" CUGH Conference

Register today for the Consortium of Universities for Global Health's annual conference, "Healthy People, Healthy Planet, Social Justice."