September 2020 Newsletter

  • Global Perspectives Series: Human Rights at Home

    Join us for "Racial Injustice in the U.S. from a Human Rights Perspective."

  • Global Perspectives Series: Human Rights at Home

    Join us for "Racial Injustice in the U.S. from a Human Rights Perspective."

Human Rights at Home: Racial Injustice in the U.S. from a Human Rights Perspective

Join CGE for a discussion about systemic racism in the United States with a specific focus on whether applying a human rights lens would be a step forward toward addressing racism in this country.

Welcome back!

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Welcome back to the UMB Global Newsletter

This newsletter will come out in the second Wednesday of every month and serve as a central source of news about all the people, programs, and events that make up our global campus.

CGE EVENTS

Human Rights at Home: Racial Injustice in the US from a Human Rights Perspective

Join CGE for a discussion about systemic racism in the United States with a specific focus on whether applying a human rights lens would be a step forward toward addressing racism in this country.

CUGH Annual Conference

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CUGH Virtual Conference: Addressing Critical Gaps in Global Health and Development

The Consortium of Universities for Global Health's annual conference has gone virtual for 2021, but is a must-attend event for anyone working in global health.

UMB GLOBAL NEWS

International Pharmaceutical Science Graduate Offers Advice to Graduate Students

Dr. Bowen Jiang was featured recently on the UMB American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists student chapter website. In the interview, he offers advice to graduate students and talks about his experience as a formulation scientist at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

Nursing Faculty Member Publishes on Leveraging Global Fund Investments for Health Systems Strengthening

Nancy Bolan, Ph.D., MPH, FNP, CNM, Assistant Professor and Director, Office of Global Health at the School of Nursing published a paper in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office's August issue of the Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal.

EXTERNAL GLOBAL EVENTS & OPPORTUNITIES

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Upcoming Event: Communicating with the Public Media, and Stakeholders

CUGH is holding training designed to strengthen the global health community's understanding of how to effectively communicate complex ideas to the general public.

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Upcoming Event: Engaging with Congress

CUGH will help you more effectively engage with elected officials through "Engaging with Congress."

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Upcoming Event: Women Leaders in Global Health Conference

This year's WomenLift Health's fourth annual Women Leaders in Global Health Conference will bring together leaders in global health virtually to advance gender equality in health leadership.

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CUGH Funding Opportunity: Dr. Tom Hall Educational Grants

The CUGH is accepting applications for the Dr. Tom Hall Educational Grants program. Ten grants, each valued up to $5,000, will be awarded to CUGH members. Proposed projects should include educational activities that focus on improving the health of the planet, sustainability and human health.

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Professional Development: NAFSA's Academy for International Education

Take your career to the next level by applying for NAFSA's Academy for International Education, designed to increase your skills as an international educator with an individualized learning plan, training, and networking. Deadline to apply for the 18th class is Nov. 13.

COVID-19 RESOURCES

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UMB'S COVID-19 RESOURCES

For the latest information and resources on COVID-19 at UMB, check out the university's FAQs and community guidance.

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CUGH COVID-19 Weekly Newsletter

Stay up-to-date on COVID-19 with CUGH's weekly newsletter, including teaching resources, articles and webinars focused on the global pandemic.