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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, Tessa Reed, Awarded 2022 Fulbright to Spain

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Join the GHSP in congratulating recent GHS grad, Tessa Reed, on being awarded a 2022-23 Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to Spain.

Join GHS/GSS faculty, Dr. Carly Nichols, for a Panel on Environmental Justice

Thursday, March 31, 2022
The Office of Sustainability and the Environment is excited to announce that the 2022 One Sustainable Iowa Conference organizers are proud to partner with the Underrepresented Students in Sustainability mentorship program to host an Environmental Justice panel on Saturday, April 9 from 2:40 to 3:25 pm in W151 Pappajohn Business Building. The Panel will include campus faculty and experts who will speak on environmental justice, their research, and experiences.

GHS T.A., Austin Tang, and GHS faculty, Dr. Margaret Carrel, Publish Research on the Inequity in Pediatric Lead Poisoning in Chicago

Thursday, March 31, 2022
Austin Tang, M.A. (Ph.D. student in Geographical & Sustainability Sciences and T.A. for GHS:2000 Intro to Global Health Studies), and Professor Margaret Carrel (GSS/GHS) have a new paper published in Applied Geography.

Upcoming Events

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Hardin Open Workshops - Getting Started with Hardin Library Resources ZOOM

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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.

Join us on June 1 for the first summer webinar, Advancing the Rights of Trans People: A Conversation with Rikki Nathanson

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
Join us for the first UICHR summer webinar which will allow us to look back and look forward. We begin by revisiting our fall webinar on transgender rights, speaking with activist Rikki Nathanson. Advancing the Rights of Trans People A Conversation with Rikki Nathanson Wednesday, June 1 Noon - 1:00 pm CST Join virtually at: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/94186156380  Webinar is open to all, no prior registration is required. This event will be closed captioned.   Rikki Nathanson is a fierce...
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Roots of Medicine - College of Pharmacy Medicinal Garden Grand Opening

Thursday, June 2, 2022 1:00pm to 3:00pm
College of Pharmacy Building
Please join us for a summer celebration officially opening the College of Pharmacy's Medicinal Garden to the campus and community! The garden is a part of the Roots of Medicine project. Roots of Medicine is an interdisciplinary project featuring a collaboration between the College of Pharmacy, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, and community members. It joins the College of Pharmacy garden with historical resources from the John Martin Rare Book Room and databases from the National...
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Farm to Institution Purchasing: How do we increase sales?

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Virtual
The Johnson County Food Policy Council invites you to their 8th annual public forum, “Farm to Institution Purchasing: How Do We Increase Sales?” This annual event focuses on increasing community awareness of and engagement with local food system challenges and opportunities. This year’s forum will work to motivate change in the community to increase local food purchases made by institutions, such as universities, schools, nursing homes, and hospitals. JCFPC 8th Annual Public Forum Farm to...
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TREE TOURS: Nature Walk & Talks

Friday, June 17, 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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