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Collected resources for Students from across the site.

 

 

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Alotaibi presenting at ASU
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This spring, Abdulelah Alotaibi completes his MA in Linguistics in the department of Anthropology. Originally from Saudi Arabia, he first came to the United States in 2014 on a Fulbright Language Teaching Assistantship. He spent that year teaching Arabic at the University of Maine and came back from 2018-2019 to participate in a one-year exchange program for Saudi teachers, Building Leadership for Change through School Immersion, at Arizona State University. Alotaibi chatted with UVA Global on his varied experiences in the U.S., his teaching, and his plans for the future.

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Suzanne Moomaw and students from the UVA School of Architecture team presenting their poster on their project for green recover in Ukraine
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In a special recorded message at the opening of the Spring 2024 Diplomacy Lab Fair at the US Department of State in Washington DC last month, United States Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said that for every problem, someone, somewhere has an answer, or at least an idea worth trying. Some of the ideas that he referred to came from the University of Virginia students participating in the Diplomacy Lab program.

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Jeronimo Lau Alberdi Headshot
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Doctor of Juridical Science Candidate Jeronimo Lau Alberdi discusses the sharing of global legal knowledge and techniques among in Latin American legal systems, including the roles of Supreme and constitutional courts and international human rights education.

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Pieter Giliomee in Graduation Regalia
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Pieter Giliomee is graduating with M.S. in the McIntire School of Commerce this year. In a conversation with UVA Global, he shares his international background, his reasons for choosing UVA, and his plans for the future.

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Apr

Global Studies majors and other students in Global Studies courses showcase their research in poster sessions and oral presentations, along with alumni panels and networking.
April 25, 2024 1:00pm
Newcomb Hall Ballroom
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Ben Ross with his Kenyan friend Pwani
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Ben Ross is a fourth-year student studying global development, history and religious studies. He developed a deep interest in Kenya and Swahili while at UVA and plans to build on it after graduation.

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Phoebe Crisman Headshot
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Phoebe Crisman, Professor in the School of Architecture and Director of the Global Studies program, speaks about a longstanding collaboration between UVA and the Lake Traverse Reservation in South Dakota and their most recent work on youth education and tallgrass prairie resilience.

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Global Health case competition
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More than 100 students from across the Grounds with a week’s worth of preparation came together to collaborate and solve a real-world health problem in the annual Global Health Case Competition held by the Center for Global Health Equity. The case – excessive alcohol consumption in South African youth, is a global health problem, one that also resonates in the U.S. healthcare system and the Charlottesville community as well.

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Students holding up research poster at 2023 Lingletes Linguistic Challenge
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When Colton Arney was a senior in high school, his English teacher told him about a program that would help set the trajectory for his UVA career. By the end of that fall, he had become a linguistics champion.

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Yafrainy Familia in a gallery next to a painting of a woman lying down
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Yafrainy Familia is a PhD student in Spanish at UVA. She spoke about her project where she analyzes the work of a series of contemporary Caribbean artists through the lenses of colonial resistance, gender, and race.

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Cav Man at Global Week
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It’s a wrap for another successful year of Global Week at UVA! Global Week is organized by the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs every year and is an opportunity for those interested in global topics to learn more about the research opportunities, global collaborations and services available at UVA. This year more than 30 events across Grounds featured art, politics, and culture from around the world and exciting new contributions from students, including five CIO-sponsored events.

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Nov

While freedom of speech is a core tenet of American democracy, it has long been object of intense controversy. When it comes to protecting free speech in practice, education serves as testing grounds
November 9, 2023 1:00pm
The Miller Center
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Beatriz Silva da Costa headshot
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UVA PhD student Beatriz Silva Da Costa talks about procurements and corruption in Brazil.

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Hana Bakhit headshot on the lawn at UVA
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Hana Bakhit is a first-year graduate student UVA’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. As war rages in Sudan between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF), the Sudanese citizens are seeking refuge in neighboring Egypt, South Sudan and Chad. Bakhit spoke about how her experiences in Sudan spurred her interest in democracy and governance, how UVA can help with the current humanitarian crisis, and her goals to use her time at Batten to fight for a better Sudan.

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Oct

A day of student debates examining key questions on the future of democracy
October 19, 2023 2:00pm
Garrett Hall at Batten School
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Oct

Come get your global interdisciplinary fix! Lightning presentations by grad student CGII grant recipients.
October 18, 2023 12:00pm
Hotel A, West Range at UVA
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01

Nov

Join us at the UVA Global Passport Drive for students, faculty, staff, and families! Passport officials from USPS will be on Grounds to accept passport and renewal applications and answer questions.
November 1, 2023 10:00am
Hotel A, West Range at UVA
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Nov

Interested in working abroad after graduation? Consider teaching abroad! Attend this panel to hear from experts who have taught outside of the U.S. and network with them.
November 2, 2023 5:00pm
Online
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Sep

Join the program director at this info session to learn more about the J-Term Australia program.
September 15, 2023 2:00pm
Wilson Hall, Room 238
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Sep

JSPS will be visiting UVA to hold an info session to discuss their exchange programs (Fellowship and Bilateral Program) to researchers and others who are considering studying abroad in Japan.
September 18, 2023 1:30pm
New Cabell Hall
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Sep

Join the program director at this info session to learn more about the J-Term Australia program.
September 18, 2023 5:00pm
Wilson Hall, Room 238
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Sep

Join the UVA in London: The Theatrical City (January Term) Program Directors to learn about the program and ask your questions.
September 19, 2023 5:00pm
Hotel A, West Range at UVA
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Sep

Undergraduates who are interested in participating in the 3-credit J-term during the first two weeks of January are invited to the information session!
September 20, 2023 12:00pm
New Cabell Hall
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Sep

September 20, 2023 5:00pm
Campbell Hall, Room 158
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Sep

Join the UVA in London: The Theatrical City (January Term) Program Directors to learn about the program and ask your questions.
September 22, 2023 12:00pm
Online Event
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Sep

Undergraduates who are interested in participating in the 3-credit J-term during the first two weeks of January, are invited to the information session!
September 27, 2023 5:00pm
UVA's Minor Hall, Room 110
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Owen is pictured on Safari at Akagera National Park in the Eastern Province of Rwanda where he, Dazhanae Houston, Kimberely Duru, and Shaina Twardus enjoyed a full day excursion where they saw lions, rhinos, giraffes, and more.
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Owen Selden is a third-year student majoring in the Human Biology Distinguished Majors Program and a 2023 Center for Global Health Equity University Scholar. He talked about the global health experiences at UVA and in Rwanda that have inspired him to pursue a future in public health.

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Susan Curl
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Susan Curl graduated with a degree in Spanish Language and Culture in 2007. Today Curl is an experienced translation professional with operations and business development experience in the U.S., Spain, and the Middle East. Curl Translations has grown exponentially and handles more than 60 language combinations, specializes in 12 different sectors, and works with clients in 15 countries. She looks back to her experience in UVA in Valencia program that started it all.

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Fernando Operé headshot
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Fernando Operé teaches colonial and 19th century Latin American literature and Spanish and Latin American poetry in UVA’s Spanish, Italian and Portuguese department. As founder and director of UVA’s Valencia program, he looks back as the program celebrates its 40th anniversary.

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Molly Joyce performing
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UVA Music PhD student Molly Joyce chats with us about her multimedia project "Left and Right: exploring myths of the left side through dance, music, and disability" and her plans for the future.

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Miriam Hossaini
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Miriam Hossaini is a 4th-year double majoring in Architecture and Global Studies on the Middle East and South Asian track. Raised in Richmond, Virginia, she wanted to reconnect with her Persian heritage from which she had been disconnected since her grandfather’s passing.

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Students Tyler Busch and Tichara Robertson with Professor Kwame Otu
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In July 2022, two third-year students traveled to Ghana with Professor Kwame Otu for a project called “Scenes of Toxicity.” 

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Apr

The Global Studies Program is proud to present the second annual Global Futures: A Global Studies Symposium.
April 25, 2023 2:00pm
Newcomb Hall Ballroom
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Gregory Perryman
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Gregory Perryman has been selected as a Fellow and will conduct a comparative study of social justice leadership in the United States, South Africa and Ireland.

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Hamna Shafiq
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Human Biology major Hamna Shafiq was fueled by her personal experiences to pursue studies in global health. Now a third-year, she is primed for medical school through her research in undernutrition in vulnerable global populations.

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Feb

Join us for a panel discussion and reception with past UVA Fulbright recipients on February 23, at 5:00 pm in the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Auditorium.
February 23, 2023 5:00pm
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library at UVA
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Apr

The Undergraduate Research Symposium is an opportunity for students to present what they have learned through their research experiences to a broad audience.
April 27, 2023 9:00am
Newcomb Hall Ballroom
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Mar

Humanities Week is an annual week of events and activities celebrating the humanities, and a student conceived and produced program of the Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures (IHGC).
March 27, 2023 12:00am
University of Virginia: Multiple Locations