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GPS: Global Projects Showcase

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Want to travel next summer? Looking to fund your global project?
Enjoy a showcase of students' research, experiences and travel stories from a variety of fields and global destinations.  Learn more about past international summer projects the Center for Global Initiatives has funded from the students themselves.  Lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

12 - 1 PM Room 3009, FedEx Global Education Center

  • Kathleen Borden, Undergraduate Junior Mathematics and Asian Studies, Samantha Harrington, Undergraduate Junior Journalism and Mass Communications and Asian Studies, and Fareeda Zikry, Undergraduate Junior Global Studies and Political Science, "Looking to Jordan to Improve STEM Education in the United States" Vimy Global Team Award

  • Casey Collins, Undergraduate Sophomore Romance Languages and Global Studies, "Understanding International Influences and Local Perceptions of 21st Century Healthcare Reform in Ecuador" Carolina Undergraduate Health Fellowship

  • Kirsten Cooper, Graduate (Ph.D) History, "Imagining Germany: National Identity and Imperial Patriotism in the Holy Roman Empire" in Austria Pre-Dissertation Travel Award

We will provide lunch from Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe.

Friday, November 14, 2014

12 - 1 PM Room 3009, FedEx Global Education Center

  • Richard Broadhurst, Graduate (M.D.), "Improving HIV PMTCT Services Through Novel Approaches in Malawi" International Internship Award

  • Amelia Cline, Graduate (M.D.), "Medical Student Research on HIV-Syphilis Dual Testing in Zambia" International Internship Award

  • Blanche Brown, Undergraduate Junior American Studies and Women's Studies, "What Does Student Travel Mean and Do?:  A Multi-Media Documentary Project" in Greece and Spain CV Starr Scholarship

  • Sarvani Gandhavadi, Undergraduate Junior Chemistry and Women's Studies, "Women's Health in Rural India" CV Starr Scholarship

Thursday, January 22, 2015

12 - 1 PM Room 3009, FedEx Global Education Center

  • Jennifer Grant, Graduate (Masters) Public Health: Health Behavior and Health Education, "Save the Children Internship in Indonesia: SMS Health Information Campaign" International Internship Award

  • Ginny Lewis, Graduate (Masters) Social Work, "The Porto Depression Project: Addressing Depression in Portuguese Marginalized Populations" International Internship Award

  • Garima Bhalla, Graduate (Ph.D) Public Policy, "The Role of Accessibility in Improving Children's Outcomes for Cash Transfer Beneficiaries" in Italy CV Starr Scholarship

  • Yue Yang, Undergraduate Junior Sociology and Asian Studies, "A Comparative Study of Network and Networking in Job Seeking" in China CV Starr Scholarship

Monday, February 9, 2015

12 - 1 PM Room 3009, FedEx Global Education Center

  • *Student speaker schedule TBA.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

12 - 1 PM Room 3009, FedEx Global Education Center

  • *Student speaker schedule TBA.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

12 - 1 PM Room 3009, FedEx Global Education Center

  • *Student speaker schedule TBA.

PAST DATES -

Monday, September 8, 2014  

*UPDATED TIME 12:30 - 1:30 PMRoom 3009, FedEx Global Education Center

  • Allison Forbes, Graduate (Ph.D) City & Regional Planning, “Adaptation of German Apprenticeship in Mexico” Pre-Dissertation Travel Award

  • Blessing Aghaulor, Graduate (M.D.), “African Sex Workers' Access to STI Care in Guangdong, China” CV Starr Scholarship

  • Boya Wang, Undergraduate First Year Chemistry, “Project Heal 2014: Community-Based Health Projects” in Ghana CV Starr Scholarship

  • Lily Herbert, Undergraduate Sophomore Global Studies and Geography, Astana, Kazakhstan  International Internship Award