With each global health crisis, the interconnectedness of populations around the globe becomes more pronounced. Diseases not only affect the health of communities, but they have a profound impact on political, economic, and social stability within countries and regions. This course engages the interdisciplinary nature of global health by approaching the issue through the lens of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) developed by the United Nations. The SDGs range in focus from good health and well-being to gender equality to clean water and sanitation to affordable, clean energy. By engaging the ways that health has a stake in these goals, the course will bring the expertise of faculty from the University of Pittsburgh and CMU as well as practitioners to understand and address the issue surrounding global health from a myriad of perspectives and avenues. With an applied focus, the course will assist students in engaging and advocating for a community on a global health issue through a policy memo. This iteration of the course will examine gender equality and SDG #5.
Events in UCIS
Friday, November 1 until Sunday, May 3
Tuesday, January 21
This month’s Conversation on Europe invites a panel of experts to update us on the continually changing circumstances surrounding Brexit. At the time of the printing of this flyer, the British withdrawal from the EU deadline is scheduled for January 31st, but after so many postponements and delays, it is anyone’s guess whether or not that will happen. Join us for an up-to-the-minute assessment of the current outlook for Brexit. Audience participation is encouraged
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- Pablo Fernandez-Vazquez, University of Pittsburgh
- Timothy G. McMahon, Marquette University
- Anand Menon, King’s College London
All students are invited to Dean’s Hour! Dean of Students Kenyon Bonner hosts this informal, interactive event monthly to engage with students. The January 2020 Dean’s Hour will spotlight Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, featuring food, fun, and music at the Pitt Global Hub in Posvar Hall.
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Join the Pitt German Club for an hour of German conversation practice and cultural activities.