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Global Health Studies Newsletter

The Global Health Studies Program publishes a new newsletter every week during the fall and spring semesters. The newsletter provides upcoming events, opportunities to build skills, and post-graduation opportunities. Check out the most recent newsletter here.

News and Announcements

GHS Alum Naomi Marroquín Interviewed by Univision

Thursday, July 7, 2022
Congratulations to GHS alum Naomi Marroquín, who is the subject of an inspiring news feature from Univision. The segment shows a day in Marroquín's life, working with Proteus to set up mobile clinics for immigrants in the state of Iowa.

Global Health Studies Faculty Dr. Waltraud Maierhofer Publishes New Novel in Translation

Monday, June 27, 2022
Congratulations to GHS faculty Dr. Waltraud Maierhofer on the publication of her new book, "The Child Witches of Lucerne and Buchau: A Translation of Eveline Hasler's Novel."

Q&A: GHS Alum Gricelda Arroyo

Thursday, June 23, 2022
In an interview with GHS student Naudya Chhuon, alum Gricelda Arroyo discusses her journey to a Global Health Studies degree and how it prepared her for her current position as a Project Coordinator with Proteus, Inc.

Upcoming Events

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Hardin Open Workshops - Getting Started with Hardin Library Resources Zoom

Monday, August 15, 2022 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
This course will cover how to search for Hardin Library resources including books and journals and how to request materials not owned by the libraries. Participants will also be introduced to our available databases, subject guides, and services. This course can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular group. Advance registration is required for Zoom classes. Virtual registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the class time.

Iowa City MSW Information Session

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
Please join us via Zoom for an info session to learn more about earning your MSW degree on our main University of Iowa campus in Iowa City. Click here to join: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/109960976 Contact our Admissions Office directly with any questions or requests:ssw-admissions@uiowa.edu 319-335-1250
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Living Green On Campus & Beyond: Office of Sustainability Open House

Friday, August 19, 2022 9:00am to 12:00pm
Living Green On Campus & Beyond: Office of Sustainability Open House Aug. 19, 2022 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Jessup Hall on the Pentacrest Interested in living a more eco-friendly lifestyle, studying sustainability, or meeting other students interested in environmental issues? Visit the Office of Sustainability and the Environment's Open House during On Iowa! to discover the world of sustainability here at Iowa. Stop by for a free plant to grow in your new living space, meet student org leaders and...
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Tree Tours: Nature Walk & Talks

Friday, August 19, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Macbride Hall
Join the Pentacrest Museums for guided strolls on campus featuring the ecological diversity, symbolism, history, and lore of our trees. We'll use the lunch hour once a month on these nature walk & talks for discovery, restoration, mindfulness & movement in this program—designed for you—with resilience and curiosity in mind. Meet outside near the main entrance to Macbride Hall, at the bottom of the stairs on the east side of the building. Rain or shine.  All are welcome (students, staff...
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On Iowa! Farmers Market Tour

Saturday, August 20, 2022 8:30am to 10:30am
Meet for a short walk to Iowa City’s iconic and vibrant Farmers Market. Gather on the downtown-facing steps of the Old Capitol at 8:30 a.m. or at 9:30 a.m. The first group will tour the Market from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; the second group will tour the market from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Join the Office of Sustainability and the Environment staff and student interns for a tour of the farmers market, and an introduction to the UI and Iowa City’s local food movement, as we stroll through the market’s myriad...
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