Tag: Global health
Posted on August 2, 2022
Community, Humanity, and Openness
For much of her life, Natalia Betancourt Rodriguez BSx’24 never imagined leaving Colombia. She felt that the change she could bring to the beautiful, […]
Just Like a Trip to Japan
In a span of 20 minutes, a dozen UW students visited a Japanese pastry shop and a high-tech sushi restaurant, and then they got […]
Posted on November 8, 2021
Global Health Gains Momentum
In the spring 2021 issue of Grow, writer Nicole Miller MS’06 introduced readers to the new global health major, through which students explore how […]
Posted on February 25, 2021
New Major Improves Student Prep for Global Health Field
The past year has shone an intense spotlight on public health efforts all over the world. Their complexity, their interconnectedness, and their importance have […]
Posted on June 19, 2019
Last fall, I outlined some of the key goals for the ongoing Organizational Redesign of the college. At the time, the project was in its […]
Posted on June 19, 2014
Upping the Orange
Nutritionist Sherry Tanumihardjo works around the world to increase consumption of fruits and vegetables that are high in vitamin A.
South Africa: Team effort in the Eastern Cape
Team effort in the Eastern Cape
Posted on March 6, 2014
Creating a Healthier World
What do millennials want? The popularity of a new CALS-based program addressing global health concerns offers at least one answer.
Posted on June 18, 2013
Expanding the Global Classroom
CALS has long been renowned for extensive international engagement. A new program enriches global opportunities for undergrads by making international perspectives, skills and applications part and parcel of the science curriculum.
Posted on June 20, 2011
It Takes a Village
Waves of undergrads in Uganda with CALS have taken the African proverb as a call to action. Their engagement has included founding a nonprofit and choosing careers in which they serve communities at home and abroad.
Posted on November 22, 2010
Forty years after beating malaria as a child, CALS entomologist Que Lan is still battling the disease. And she’s discovered a genetic weakness in malaria-carrying mosquitoes that may finally give us the upper hand.
Posted on October 28, 2008
Fighting Poverty: A Life Science
CALS research hopes to make a difference in world poverty.