March 2022 Newsletter

  • Working with Interpreters Virtual Event

    Join us March 17 at noon to learn how to work with interpreters.

CGE Events

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Learn How to Work with Interpreters

Working with interpreters is something every professional needs to understand and feel comfortable with given the increasingly diverse population of the U.S.

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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.

UMB Global News

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Nadia Sam-Agudu, MD, Honored with Mid-Career Leadership Award from CUGH

Nadia Sam-Agudu, MD was awarded the Dr. Thomas Hall-Dr. Nelson Sewankambo Mid-Career Leadership Award by the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH).

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Your Voice Matters: Take the Student Campus Climate for Diversity Survey

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is committed to providing learning environments that promote the success of students. All students are encouraged to complete the Student Campus Climate for Diversity Survey by March 18.

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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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Corey Shdaimah's Textbook Receives Most Promising New Textbook Award

Corey Shdaimah, LLM, PhD,'s textbook "Social Welfare Policy in a Changing Society" has received the 2022 Most Promising New Textbook Award from the Textbook & Academic Authors Association.

UMB Global Events

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ABA Affordable Housing Panel

Join the Maryland Public Interest Law Project and the Black Law Students Association for ABA Affordable Housing Panel.

External Global Events & Opportunities

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Now Accepting Applications for Health Policy Research Scholars

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Health Policy Research Scholars program is a four-year national leadership development program.

FREE "Local Participation, Leadership & Recognition in Global Health Research" CUGH Satellite Session

Part of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health's annual conference, this satellite session is centered on four key papers discussing inequity in global health research and scientific authorship.

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Kenya Connect 5K Run/Walk

Join Kenya Connect for its 5K run/walk, both virtually and in-person in Ellicott City. Prizes will be awarded for top three runners/walkers (male and female) as well as team awards.

"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."