Mar. 30-31: 9th Annual Global Health Conference
A 2-day, campus-wide conference on global health targeting WUSTL students, trainees, faculty, staff, and stakeholders engaged and interested in global health.
Date: March 30-31, 2023
Jan. 30: The Evolution of Humanitarian Response: From Charitable Roots and Current Challenges to Future Directions
Please join the Brown School global community on January 30 at noon in the Brown Lounge to hear Dale Buscher of the Refugee Women’s Commission speak about the Evolution of Humanitarian Response.
Jan. 25: APHA Virtual Symposium: Peace as a Fundamental Determinant of Health
The 2022 Student Think Tank of the American Journal of Public Health is hosting a virtual symposium on the theme of Peace as a Fundamental Determinant of Health. The symposium will engage with key lessons learned from the 2022 call-for-papers wherein students from all corners of the world were invited to share their personal narratives, research, and lived experiences through storytelling on how conflict, instability, and displacement (international, domestic, and regional) have shaped their understanding of public health and the sustainability of policy, research, and programmatic responses. Join this critical discussion on January 25th 3:00-4:30pm ET.
Ssewamala and His Research Team – Offering Hope and a Way Forward (Links to an external site)
Iran’s Gen Z: The Leadership of Young Women and Girls in the National Uprising
Join a panel of experts for a discussion on the recent national uprising in Iran and a comprehensive perspective on the background of the crisis. What do Iranians want and why are they fighting empty-handed in the streets with the armed government forces? The panel will discuss Iran’s Gen Z leadership in the protests, the role of women and girls in this movement, and how the global community can support the people in Iran.
The discussion will take place Tuesday, Dec. 20 from 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM CST..
SALaMA Webinar Series: Strategies to Support Multilingual Learning, Wellbeing, and Equity in U.S. Schools
A virtual roundtable discussion to learn classroom best practices from experts in research, education, and school policy and administration.
The discussion will take place Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM CST..
Stark Receives $435,000 UNICEF Grant (Links to an external site)
Center, Mukwege Foundation, and WashU researchers collaborate on report on conflict-related sexual violence (Links to an external site)
Nabunya, Cavazos-Rehg Awarded $1.2M Funding to Study Depression Among Youth With HIV in Uganda (Links to an external site)
Summer Institute Enrolls Record Number, Advances MSP at the Brown School (Links to an external site)
Seelinger participates in UN General Assembly conference (Links to an external site)
Oct. 12: Social Entrepreneurship in Berlin Information Session
There will be an information session on the Social Entrepreneurship in Berlin course that will be offered during Spring Break of 2023. This course is cross-listed between the Olin Business School and the Brown School.
The session will take place October 12 at 11:30 AM in Simon Hall 103.
Oct. 18: Global Practicum Information Session
The Global Programs Office is offering an information session on global practicums for Summer 2023.
The session will take place October 18 at noon in Hillman 120 and online. If you would like to attend online, please email Tammy Orahood for the Zoom link at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 5: Field-Based Courses Information Session
The Global Programs Office is offering an information session for Field-Based Courses that will be offered in May 2023 including, Sustainability, Health and Development in Costa Rica; Gender, Physical Activity and Urban Design in Berlin; and Addressing Social Stigma in a Global Context: A Sociopolitical Study of LGBTQ+ Experiences in Brazil.
The session will take place October 5 at noon in Goldfarb 124 and online. If you would like to attend online, please email Tammy Orahood for the Zoom link at email@example.com.
Oct. 20: Information Session for Cancer Epidemiology Education in Special Populations (CEESP) Fellowship
Information session on October 20 at noon in Goldfarb 124 for the Cancer Epidemiology Education in Special Populations (CEESP) fellowship is available for MPH students. It’s a paid domestic AND global opportunity for 1st year MPH students and they begin recruitment from September- January for a May start date.
Ssewamala Awarded $3.2M to Study Strategies for HIV Treatments Among Ugandan Youth (Links to an external site)
Higher Education’s Leading Role in Tackling Global Challenges
Higher Education’s Leading Role in Tackling Global Challenges, featuring Dr. Victoria Galan-Muros, Chief of Research and Analysis at UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education. Dr. Galan-Muros is a Wells Fargo Advisors Visiting Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.