Mid-Autumn Festival

Students, faculty, and staff at the Brown School gathered on September 27 to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival or Mooncake Festival, which is celebrated in many Asian countries around the world. On this day, the moon is thought to be at its brightest and fullest size, coinciding with harvest time […]

Global Tables with Ozge Sensoy Bahar

The Global Programs Office will host a Global Tables luncheon, featuring Dr. Ozge Sensoy Bahar, Research Associate Professor and co-director of the International Center for Child Health and Development (ICHAD) on November 15, 2023 at noon in Goldfarb 132.

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

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..

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 orahood@wustl.edu.

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 orahood@wustl.edu.

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.

OPT Workshops

The Office for International Students and Scholars at Washington University is hosting a series of online OPT workshops for international students on F-1 visas to learn how to apply for OPT and maintain their F-1 status while on OPT. The workshop is for students graduating in the next six months.

Lancet Global Health Series: Urban design, transport, and health

In this follow-up series, published in The Lancet Global Health, the Series authors, led by Billie Giles-Corti, show how the indicators can guide decisions about what must change to create healthy and sustainable cities and how research can be used to guide urban policy to achieve urban and population health.

Understanding Afghanistan: Insights from the New York Times’ Carlotta Gall

Watch the webinar recording here.

Carlotta Gall covered Afghanistan and Pakistan for the New York Times from 2001 to 2011. She has since continued covering Middle East events as the New York Times correspondent in Tunisia and currently is based in Turkey. In this conversation, Carlotta shares a unique perspective on the 20 years of war.