Hey, GlobeMed! From Nov13-Nov20 it is Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, check out this great calendar of events!
November 16, 2015 by Madelaine Hack
April 24, 2015 by Madelaine Hack
Hey GlobeMed! Looking for something to do this Saturday, April 25th? Come out to the annual Globemed 5K race (run, walk, skip, whatever)
There will be music and a BBQ on Proctor lawn after the race!
Cost for the race is $10, and the BBQ is a suggested donation of $5.
We’ll be tabling at the library every night if you want to stop by to sign up and pay in cash, or pay through this link: http://www.razoo.com/story/Middlebury
March 8, 2015 by Madelaine Hack
Hey Midd! Check out this conference hosted by the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs. Session 3 on Friday deals specifically with Global Health but all of these sessions will give you plenty of opportunity to think critically about the role of the U.N MDGs :
March 2, 2015 by Madelaine Hack
Hello GlobeMed! This weekend we introduced the GhU curriculum for this semester…check it out!
VT Cares partnership
Stigma/ rethinking assumptions
Non traditional interventions/ current controversies
3/8 : Harm reduction strategies/ cutting edge health solutions
3/15: Advocacy and Media
4/5: Rwandan day of remembrance session
4/12: A closer look at social determinants of health
4/19: US health policy
4/26: Mental health and stigma
February 23, 2015 by Madelaine Hack
Hey GlobeMed! Although it’s cold and snowy here, summer is coming up soon and we have some great internship opportunities you should check out this week.
Monday, Feb 23, there’s an info session in Axinn 229 from 4:30-5:30 for on-campus internships, research positions and volunteer opportunities.
Tuesday, Feb 24, there’s an info session for the Saha Global Leadership Program, a 3-week program in Ghana to train local women how to launch clean water and sustainable electricity businesses.
January 19, 2015 by Madelaine Hack
Are you interested in leading a life of social impact? Do you believe in social impact through global health? Do you want to generate solutions to health challenges, both local and global? Do you believe in meeting of minds to hack solutions to chronic health problems? If your answer is yes to any of these questions, then join us at our first MiddHackathon this January 23rd at Middlebury College where students, with support from locally and internationally recognized mentors, will meet to present challenges, share ideas, and propose possible solutions to tackle some of the pressing health problems of our time. A panel of leading experts in the field will select the best solutions in the fields of HIV AIDS, Ebola, and Collage Sexual and Drug Abuse.
Dates: January 23-24, 2015
Locations: Wilson Hall
Friday 01/23 – Wilson Hall
2:00 PM -Kickoff, keynote speaker
2:15 PM – Challenge Pitches
2:30 PM – Mixer and Team Assembling Networking
3:00 PM – Hacking Begins
3:30 PM – Sanity Check (Mentors circle around teams)
4:30 PM – Hacking Continues
5:30 PM – Teams Spread to Continue Hacking
9:30 PM – Live Skype line Sanity Check
Saturday 01/24 – Wilson Hall
9:30 AM – Students gather to continue working on their challenges
10:30 AM – Live Skype Line Sanity Check
1:00 PM – Solution Presentations
1:30 PM – Judges’ Deliberation
2:00 PM – Prizes and Closing Remarks
December 6, 2014 by Madelaine HackHappy Holidays! To donate to our Holiday Giving Campaign and support Gardens for Health International in their capacity-building efforts click on the link below!
November 29, 2014 by Madelaine Hack
November 23, 2014 by Madelaine Hack
Hey Midd! Here’s a great opportunity to learn more about such an important global health issue hosted by our friends Umoja: African Student Organization :
November 3, 2014 by Madelaine Hack