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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

News and Announcements

GHS Cert Alum, Dr. Julie Reynolds, Receives Grant for Maternal and Child Healthcare Study

Dr. Julie Reynolds, research fellow in residence in the Health Policy Research Program, was awarded a $99,000 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services for a Maternal and Child Health Field-Initiated Research Program. She will be studying access to Medicaid dental care among pregnant women and young children.

GHS Senior Hallie Lartius Named Outstanding Sustainability Leader

This year’s Outstanding Sustainability Leader, Hallie Lartius, was nominated by her supervisor, Blake Rupe.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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Stanley Reads Book Club - Fall 2021

Monday, October 18, 2021 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Stanley Reads continues this fall with Luis Alberto Urrea’s National Best Seller The House of Broken Angels (2018). The novel follows the De La Cruz family across two days and through life and death: the matriarch’s funeral and the patriarch’s birthday celebration. Urrea weaves a tale of family mythology, promises, and betrayals that took the De La Cruzes from La Paz, Mexico to San Diego, California. Derek Nnuro, associate curator of special projects, and Amanda Lensing, Senior Living…
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Discover Study Abroad

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 12:30pm
Virtual
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, and…
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Koru Mindfulness for College Students

Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:00pm to 2:15pm
Campus Recreation and Wellness Center
Koru Mindfulness® is an evidence-based curriculum specifically designed for teaching mindfulness, meditation, and stress management to college students and other young adults. The Koru Mindfulness program… is taught in four weekly 75-minute classes (a brief model to accommodate busy student schedules) is structured with daily homework of a mindfulness log and 10 minutes of mindfulness practice is taught in small groups Register here: https://student.korumindfulness.org/course-detail.html…
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Wild Bill’s Library Workshop: Research, Ethics, Citations, and Not Getting In Trouble

Thursday, October 21, 2021 3:30pm to 4:30pm
North Hall
Learn “How to Library” from a friendly UI librarian! Dan Gall, the UI Librarian for Social Work & Distance Education, takes time to help you understand the myriad resources (and people) available at the UI to help you find the information you need. From finding the right books and how to check them out, to research concepts, ethics, and citations, Dan is your personal guide to the UI Libraries system. Open to all students, regardless of major. Sessions meet in Wild Bill’s (321 North Hall)…
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One Community, One Book Author Keynote

Thursday, October 21, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual
Our 2021 One Community, One Book selection is Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Aftermath of Incarceration by Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller. Dr. Miller will join us during the annual Iowa City, City of Literature Book Festival. In this moving text, Dr. Miller presents the story of incarceration and its impact on those it touches, an impact extending far longer than peoples' incarceration and significantly affecting the lives of family and friends also. With the use of personal stories and…
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