Global

Connecting your Student Involvement to your Future: Conflux Research Journal

Kaitlyn Diaz – November 8th, 2017

Learn from a fellow UVA undergraduate how a student organization can provide you the necessary resources, skills, and connections to attain your current and future career goals. Check out the following spotlight on the Conflux Research Journal featuring Jean Nunez who is currently serving as the Creative Director. Jean is a second year majoring in Global Public Health and pursuing a concentration in Music. Read on to learn Jean’s journey with Conflux.


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Connecting your Student Organization to your Future: VISAS

Kaitlyn Diaz – October 29th, 2017

Check out this week’s spotlight on Volunteers with International Students, Staff, and Scholars (VISAS), a special status organization, featuring Elma Adusei. Learn how your participation in VISAS can lead to the development of interpersonal and leadership skills and prepare you for your future career. Elma is a third-year undergraduate double majoring in Global Studies with a concentration in Global Public Health and Foreign Affairs while minoring in African-American and African Affairs. Read on to learn Elma’s journey with VISAS.


What is VISAS?

Global Health Leadership Internship with Unite for Sight

Hannah Guffey – October 12th, 2017

The unpaid Global Health Leadership Internship with Unite for Sight in New Haven, Connecticut provides outstanding undergraduate, public health, medical and other clinical students, and graduate students, as well as recent graduates, with an opportunity to engage in high impact front-line global health delivery programs.  This internship has a minimum of a full-time 4 week commitment, but at least an 8-10 week commitment is preferable.

The Business of Saving Nature in Costa Rica COMM 4589

Humna Sharif – October 8th, 2017

There are many pathways that a student can take to include sustainability in their academics. If you are a student interested in learning more about how economic development, business practices and conservation of biodiversity interact with each other then this study abroad course is perfect for you. The Business of Saving Nature COMM 4589 is a 2018 spring break study abroad course that will take place in Costa Rica.

CIO Spotlight: Project Peanut Butter

Brandon Thompson – September 21st, 2017

With the Healthcare Career Community, we aim to highlight organizations on Grounds that provide non-clinical involvement opportunities for students. One of these organizations is Project Peanut Butter (PPB), led by President Sammi Rappaport. PPB is an international organization that focuses on providing severely malnourished children ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTF) in Malawi, Sierra Leone, and Ghana, Africa. Founded by Dr.

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