Global Health Award Winners' Projects Address Water, Environmental Issues

From studying attitudes toward malaria in South Africa to promoting water filtration in South Africa and Guatemala, 57 University of Virginia students will use Center for Global Health scholarships this summer to address public health problems with local partners around the globe. The UVA Center for Global Health’s University Scholar Awards, evaluated and awarded by an interdisciplinary committee, fund projects up to $5,000 for an individual and $15,000 for a group.

Stewart Gray (Class of 2018) Shares Reflections from the Darden Global Immersion Course to Israel

Darden School

Stewart Gray (Class of 2018) came to Darden after working for five years as a product analyst at Liberty Mutual Insurance in Boston, having previously completed his undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College. He recently participated in Darden's course to Israel focused innovation and technology with Professor Yael Grushka-Cockayne. The following is a reflection on the experience in his own words

UVA Students Making a Healthy Impact, From the Great Plains of Peru

Center for Global Health

The University of Virginia’s Center for Global Health University Scholars work on a variety of projects, from bison grazing in South Dakota to cancer care in Peru. The scholarships are awarded each year by the Center for Global Health, supporting mentored global health research experiences in underserved communities and, as a byproduct, facilitating the development of leaders for global health. 

Innovating and Starting Up a Learning Venture in Israel

McIntire School

Israel has been called the “startup nation” with good reason: Innovation and entrepreneurship drive the economy, shape policy, and fuel development throughout the tiny, arid land. As home to the world’s highest number of startups per capita, Israel offers an unmatched business education experience and a fitting destination for McIntire’s Global Commerce Immersion (GCI) program.