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Nov 20 Intern'l Educ Week @ HHH

Sherry Gray on November 12, 14

WELCOME TO THE INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK CELEBRATION Hello Humphrey! We are celebrating International Education Week at Humphrey on the 20th of...

UMN West Africa travel resources

Sherry Gray on November 9, 14

Dear University of Minnesota faculty and staff, The University of Minnesota has been carefully monitoring the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and...

UMN-TC ranked #29 Best Global Universities by US News & World Report

Sherry Gray on November 3, 14

http://www.usnews.com/education/best-global-universities/university-of-minnesota-twin-cities-174066...

American Refugee Committee Ebola Response

Sherry Gray on October 16, 14

Dear Global Health and Tropical Medicine colleagues, American Refugee Committee is putting out a call for temporary staff (who will have a...

International students at UMN

Sherry Gray on October 15, 14

International Graduate Students Fuel First-time Enrollment Growth: One in five new graduate students in the US was a temporary resident in 2013,...

UMN updated Student Travel & Education Abroad policy

Sherry Gray on October 15, 14

I am pleased to announce that the updated Student Travel and Education Abroad: Health & Safety University policy is now live on...

Reminder: HHH collecting books for Ghana--Monday, Oct 13

Sherry Gray on October 9, 14

Books4Cause is extending an opportunity to Help Build Libraries in Africa. We are collecting now for a shipment in December to Ghana....

Bilingual English-Russian speaker needed to support international delegation at UMN

Sherry Gray on October 6, 14

Researchers from CEHD's Institute on Community Integration are hosting two special education professionals from Krasnoyarsk, Russia. They are in need of translation...

UMN Book Drive Oct 13 at Humphrey Center

Sherry Gray on October 5, 14

HHH School and others on UMN West Bank--Books4Cause will pick up from HHH morning of Oct 13. Please take your books to...

Available now Webinar Recording of "Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers, Including Ebola"

Sherry Gray on October 1, 14

In Case you Missed us on September 24! Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers,Including Ebola Hosted by: Department of Medicine Watch the Webinar Recording Speakers...

Nobel Peace Prize Forum Announces New Executive Director

Sherry Gray on September 25, 14

The Nobel Peace Prize Forum is pleased to announce Ms. Gina Torry as the new executive director. An international peace-building expert with...

Minneapolis will host major global conference on sustainability in 2015

Sherry Gray on September 23, 14

http://www.startribune.com/opinion/editorials/275838381.html From today's StarTribune: An announcement expected Monday in New York will break the news that Minneapolis will host a major global...

What I Wish I Had Known When I Started Grad School--Post from MDP candidate Saxena

Sherry Gray on September 21, 14

"I recently put together a blog post with useful links for grad students and think this may be useful for the international...

UMN Law School welcomes 13 Humphrey Fellows for 2014-15

Sherry Gray on September 18, 14

Aneeta Aahooja, Pakistan Lhouceine Aamar, Morocco Abalo Assih, Togo Dong Nguyen, Vietnam Milos Dordevic,Serbia Hussein El Hajj, Lebanon Fasoha Aishath, Maldives Vanessa...

UMN grad students interested in intern'l development--IPID recruiting

Sherry Gray on September 16, 14

This is the group to be a part of for being in the know about things international development at UMN IPID Fall...

Voices of Courage & Hope: A Video to Honor 35 Years of the Humphrey Fellowship Program

Sherry Gray on September 10, 14

Link here to see video created by UMN Law School to honor the 35th anniversary of the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program:...

UMN students interested in international development--Join IPID

Sherry Gray on September 3, 14

IPID wants all of you to know about some of the exciting events coming up during the first couple weeks of school....

Intern'l graduate student admissions at UMN rise 9%

Sherry Gray on September 3, 14

Offers of Admission to Prospective International Graduate Students Rise 9% in 2014: New data from this CGS report marks the fourth consecutive...

New students, fellows, scholars, facutly at UMN: List of bicycle shops

Sherry Gray on August 27, 14

Those in the Know: Please add anything I missed. Minneapolis The Hub Bike Co-op, 3020 Minnehaha Ave., 612-729-0437 Hours M-F 10-9, Sat...

Students in PA 5890: How to Find Camping Gear for Crisis Simulation

Sherry Gray on August 26, 14

1) Ask friends, colleagues or family to loan you equipment 2) Rent from the UMN (please reserve now as supplies limited and...

Local article on "Minnesota Nice"--surviving the Minnesota culture

Sherry Gray on August 15, 14

http://www.startribune.com/opinion/commentaries/266823811.html crossposted from the Star Tribune....

Project to bring the World's Fair to Minnesota

Sherry Gray on August 15, 14

http://www.expo2023.info/...

Update on Ebola Outbreak & Resources for University of Minnesota Travelers

Sherry Gray on August 14, 14

GPS Alliance, in coordination with the Academic Health Center Office of Emergency Response (AHC-OER) working group on Ebola, has been closely monitoring...

The International Fellowship Programs at Humphrey School moving to new space!

Sherry Gray on August 7, 14

The IFP (http://www.hhh.umn.edu/ifp/), which hosts a number of short term visitors to the Humphrey School (see list below) is moving offices. Please...

Apartment available at University Village from June 27-July 31

Sherry Gray on June 20, 14

University Village apartment is a 5 minute bus ride and 20 minute walking distance from the Humphrey School (2515 University Ave. SE...

Humphrey School has Summer Apartments available at University Village from May-July, 31st (4/wks. minimum stay)

Sherry Gray on April 13, 14

University Village apartment is a 5 minute bus ride and 20 minute walking distance from the Humphrey School (2515 University Ave. SE...

UMN Global Operations is a service available to University faculty & staff with international projects

Sherry Gray on April 2, 14

"Are you conducting research abroad? Do you employ staff overseas? Are you struggling with questions about international tax, legal, or other issues?...

Summer Apartments available at University Village from May-July, 31st

Sherry Gray on March 27, 14

University Village apartment is a 5 minute bus ride and 20 minute walking distance from the Humphrey School (2515 University Ave. SE...

Social policy, soc devel & human rights study tour to Turkey, May 12-26

Sherry Gray on February 11, 14

Professor David Hollister in Social Work will be offering a study tour in Turkey during the latter half of May. Please see...

Want to Make a Change? Acara Spring Institute sessions.

Sherry Gray on February 11, 14

The Acara Spring Institute - Making Change Do you have an idea to solve a big problem but think a social venture...

Minnesota International Center membership special

Sherry Gray on January 29, 14

Join MIC as a new member or buy a gift membership by February 28 and you will receive a complimentary 2014 Great...

UMN New Student International Travel Registry

Sherry Gray on January 28, 14

I am delighted to announce that our new online Student International Travel Registry is now live. The registration process facilitates completion of...

UMN Call for Nominations: 2014 Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals

Sherry Gray on January 27, 14

It is my pleasure to call for nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals. The deadline for nominations is Friday,...

Acara Challenge entry deadline this week!

Sherry Gray on January 20, 14

I want to remind you of the Acara Challenge entry deadline, which is this Friday, January 24, 5 pm CST. The objective...

UMN: Call for Proposals for Innovative Ideas in Interdisciplinary Graduate Education

Sherry Gray on January 20, 14

****FEBRUARY 14, 2014, PROPOSAL DEADLINE**** Any member of the University's graduate education community (currently enrolled graduate students, University faculty and staff, department,...

Sign-up for Spring 2014 Chinese Classes at UMN Confucius Institute

Sherry Gray on January 12, 14

The Year of the Horse is almost upons us! According to the "flying stars" 玄空飞星 of Feng Shui, this year's controlling force...

Mason Jennings to play at 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Forum, Minneapolis, Mar 8

Sherry Gray on January 12, 14

2014 Nobel Peace Prize Forum Music Announcement: Mason Jennings We are pleased to announce Mason Jennings as the featured artist during the...

Inaugural One Medicine One Science Conference to be held at UMN in April (registration open mid-Jan)

Sherry Gray on January 9, 14

Save the date! April 27-30, 2014 The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine is proud to announce the inaugural iCOMOS Conference...

Pedals for the Planet

Sherry Gray on January 8, 14

Two U of M groups seek to learn more about sustainable agriculture, encourage young farmers, and teach kids about farming--all from the...

PDIB Scandinavia - course on Sustainability & CSR (Denmark & Sweden)

Sherry Gray on January 8, 14

June 9 - 20, 2014 http://www.carlsonschool.umn.edu/CIBER/events/PDIB-Scandinavia.aspx Stockholm, Sweden and Copenhagen, Denmark Apply by January 10 for the third annual Professional Development in...

New internationalized course on the Mississippi & other rivers for this Spring

Sherry Gray on January 8, 14

from Christopher Johnstone, CEHD: Attached is a flyer for "Mississippi Local, Global: Community-based Approaches to Living with Rivers, Sustainably" PsTL 4216. This...

Community-based Participatory Research class open spring term at UMN

Sherry Gray on January 8, 14

I am writing from the U of M's Program in Health Disparities Research. A course entitled, "Community-based Participatory Research" will be offered...

Call for MINN Board Expansion

gpa on December 3, 13

The Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN) is seeking to expand its Board for the 2014 calendar year. Additional leaders are being...

ICGC announces launch of new website

Sherry Gray on November 11, 13

The Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change (ICGC) is pleased to announce the launch of its new website! We invite...

Discounted MINN Annual Membership Extended Until Dec 31, 2013

Sherry Gray on November 3, 13

https://www.eventbrite.com/event/8295659541 Due to popular demand, the discount on MINN's annual membership will be extended until the end of the year. This annual...

Exhibit & performance--American Indian Student Cultural Center

Sherry Gray on October 30, 13

http://www.changingwinds.org/BittersweetWinds/ American Indian Student Cultural Center Hosts Bittersweet Winds An Exhibit on the Appropriation of Native American Cultures AISCC - aiscc(at)umn.edu -...

UMN Global Health Newsletter

Sherry Gray on October 28, 13

http://gallery.mailchimp.com/0f750687a87aca6f46c2561dd/files/FINAL_GHNewsletter_Vol_7_iss_1_Oct.3.pdf?utm_source=Global+Health+Master+List&utm_campaign=6bc6a345c9-Global_Health_Newsletter_Vol_7_Iss_110_25_2013&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_2d61828d22-6bc6a345c9-36052757...

Mary Curtin appointed Humphrey School Diplomat-in-Residence

Sherry Gray on October 20, 13

Former State Department Official to Serve As Humphrey School Diplomat in Residence. Dr. Mary Curtin will strengthen student connections with DC policy-makers...

Remembering Teresita Martínez Vergne Oct 27

Sherry Gray on October 1, 13

Teresita Martínez Vergne, a former member of the Macalester history department, died on July 25 at the age of 57, succumbing to...

International Fellowship Programs seeks a male tenant for apt in Minneapolis

Sherry Gray on September 12, 13

International Fellowship Programs seeks a male tenant for September 2013- April 2014 (rent includes May, June, July) to share with international fellow....

Fall 2013 Confucius Institute Chinese Language Classes

Sherry Gray on September 4, 13

The Confucius Institute ten-week semester will start on September 16, 2013, and run through November 21, 2013. We have changed our registration...

Students interested in creating social ventures: Acara Open House, Sept 9, RSVP.

Sherry Gray on September 3, 13

The Institute on the Environment is delighted to invite you and a guest to attend the Acara Showcase 2013: Outcomes & Opportunities....

Norway House in Minneapolis

Sherry Gray on August 31, 13

http://www.norwayhouse.org/2013/05/17mai-2013-announcing-norway-houses-building-purchase/ A great local resource for events and information on all things Norwegian, also home of the Minnesota Peace Initiative...

Tuloko headed to Santiago, Chile--project by HHH alum Duane Johnson

Sherry Gray on August 29, 13

Tuloko Selected for Startup Chile This evening, we got the news that Tuloko was 1 of 85 startups from around the world...

Fall 2013 Confucius Institute Chinese Language Classes at UMN

Sherry Gray on August 29, 13

How can it be that it's nearly Fall 2013? Time to register for Fall classes! The Confucius Institute ten-week semester will start...

International students/fellows, please note: Semester Bike Rentals

Sherry Gray on August 21, 13

Center for Outdoor Adventure (Twin Cities campus) started bike rentals, which might be popular among international students and scholars. Please distribute this...

2013-14 HHH capstone in global policy area: Project Proposals due Aug 20

Sherry Gray on August 14, 13

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota is accepting proposals from organizations for the 2013-2014 academic year global...

Apply now for Acara Challenge Fall 2013 course!

Sherry Gray on August 14, 13

Do you want to become a social entrepreneur and work on a global grand challenge next semester? Design for Sustainable Development: Innovate...

UMN New Food Safety Partnership with China

Sherry Gray on August 14, 13

President Kaler NCFPD signing ceremonyThe National Center for Food Protection and Defense, which is a Department of Homeland Security center housed at...

UMN Internationalizing the Curriculum & Campus Conference call for conference sessions, poster proposals

Sherry Gray on August 13, 13

Save the date! http://global.umn.edu/icc/conference/index.html#current-tab The 4th Internationalizing the Curriculum and Campus Conference will be held on Friday, April 11, 2014, in Coffman...

Minnesota Convening brings together international women peacemakers

Sherry Gray on August 12, 13

For Immediate Release Contact: Senator Sandy Pappas forwardglobalwomen(at)gmail.com (St. Paul, MN -August 8, 2013) Women peacemakers from around the globe will gather...

Oct 12 Internationalizing Teaching and Learning Workshop with Dee Fink Course Design for Significant Global Learning

Sherry Gray on August 6, 13

Saturday, October 12, 2013 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus Register Now http://global.umn.edu/ciregistration/index.php Dee Fink Dr. L....

Fall 2013 Confucius Institute Chinese Language Classes

Sherry Gray on August 6, 13

How can it be that it's nearly Fall 2013? Time to register for Fall classes! The Confucius Institute ten-week semester will start...

UMN faculty seminar "Resilience & Sustainability: What Are We Learning from the Maya & Other Ancient Cultures?"

Sherry Gray on August 6, 13

University of Minnesota Faculty Seminar As part of the University Symposium on Site and Incitement, the IAS is offering a faculty seminar...

MDP student visits from UCAD Senegal

Sherry Gray on July 30, 13

Welcome to Aliou Ndiaye, MDP candidate (graduating summer 2013) from UCAD Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal, who is visiting the...

Register now for MINN Event: Getting Hired (8/1)

Sherry Gray on July 28, 13

http://www.minnesotangos.org/event/minn-event-getting-hired-81 Date: Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm You asked and we answered! Build your professional network just in time...

New Fall Course EDHD 5100: Genocide & Justice

Sherry Gray on July 17, 13

3 credits This course will explore past and present attempts by elites to exterminate targeted civilian groups beginning with the genocide of...

To all HHH students going abroad: UMN travel policies

Sherry Gray on April 30, 13

Please be aware that UMN requirements to purchase CISI insurance and seek permission for any country on the DOS travel warning list...

Humanitarian Crisis Simulation course will meet May 31-June 2

Sherry Gray on March 13, 13

Students interested in humanitarian crisis response, please note registration still open for graduate students from around UMN. PA 5890, section 3: International...

Chinese New Year/Tet February 10, Twin Cities area celebrations

Sherry Gray on February 4, 13

Sunday, February 10 3:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. Minnesota Chinese Cultural Services Center New Year Party Location: North Star Ballroom, St. Paul Student...

HHH students--space available in PA 5290 Global Cities, open to all degrees, May term (spring term tuition)

Sherry Gray on December 2, 12

HHH students with 2 credits under the tuition band, this is a great opportunity as the credits are covered in spring tuition...

Available online 2012 Global MDP Student Conference VIDEOs & Opening Speech TEXT

Sherry Gray on November 25, 12

Here they are! I am sorry for the wait but we now have the first Global MDP Student Conference April 2012 videos...

University of Minnesota launches Global Operations initiative for UMN faculty & staff overseas projects

Sherry Gray on October 15, 12

*Are you conducting research abroad? Do you employ staff overseas? Are you struggling with international tax, legal, or other issues?* Global Operations...

China course info session Wed., 12:15 to 1:15, with Jerry Zhao & Sherry Gray

Sherry Gray on September 9, 12

Interested in knowing more about the proposed January course in China? Please bring your lunch and join us in HHH 55 for...

Fall 2012 Chinese Classes at the UMN Confucius Institute

Sherry Gray on September 5, 12

Happy Fall from the Confucius Institute! 祝您秋天快乐! A friendly reminder that our Fall 2012 course offerings are now listed on the...

HHH students & fellows: Dialogues in International Security & Peace

Sherry Gray on September 5, 12

Who we are: Dialogues in International Security and Peace (DISP) is a student group focusing on the issues of International Security and...

HHH students: capstone proposals available for 2012-2013 global policy capstone course

Sherry Gray on September 4, 12

This is course is open to all Humphrey students who have fulfilled core requirements. Team formation & capstone client selection process for...

MN NGO ARAHA Open House Sept 15

Sherry Gray on August 31, 12

Also, if you're in the Twin Cities, don't forget about our upcoming Open House on Saturday, September 15! We'll be here from...

MN NGO Compatible Technology International has new website

Sherry Gray on August 31, 12

Check out CTI's new website! http://compatibletechnology.org/index.php Thanks to the generous support of an anonymous donor, CTI has received a new website! Check...

Macalester professor Ahmed Samatar runs for president of Somalia

Sherry Gray on August 29, 12

http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2012/08/29/politics/professor-president-somalia/...

HHH community: Introducing MEIG

Sherry Gray on August 28, 12

MEIG is an informal networking group of scholars, professors, graduate students and professionals interested in Middle Eastern affairs and policies. In particular,...

MPP student Connor Molloy recommends these used bike shops in Minneapolis

Sherry Gray on August 23, 12

I also have some used bike shops to add to the list. One of my friends, who is also the sister of...

Direct disaster relief to Iran earthquake victims possible

Sherry Gray on August 21, 12

NIAC Applauds General License for Earthquake Assistance FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Elliott Phone: 202-379-1614 Email: delliott@niacouncil.org NIAC strongly applauds the White...

New Fellows, visiting scholars, & students: List of used bicycle shops in Minneapolis & Saint Paul

Sherry Gray on August 21, 12

Those in the Know: Please add anything I missed. Minneapolis The Hub Bike Co-op, 3020 Minnehaha Ave., 612-729-0437 Hours M-F 10-9, Sat...

Fall 2012 Chinese Classes at the UMN Confucius Institute

Sherry Gray on August 16, 12

The Fall 2012 Confucius Institute class schedule is now posted on our web site. http://confucius.umn.edu/students/classes/ We will be offering 6 levels, from...

Center for Victims of Torture launches new online project: New Tactics in Human Rights

Sherry Gray on August 15, 12

http://www.newtactics.org/ Resource: New Tactics New Tactics in Human Rights New Tactics in Human Rights is a project of the Center for Victims...

Reminder: HHH capstone proposals due Aug 20 (for Global policy & Master of Development Practice courses)

Sherry Gray on August 15, 12

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota is accepting proposals from organizations for the 2012-2013 academic year global...

Iran's earthquakes: Clarifying Guidance on Humanitarian Assistance to Iran

Sherry Gray on August 14, 12

As you may know, Iran has been hit by a series of earthquakes. If you could publicize the following document, that would...

Books for Africa seeks Volunteers (Saint Paul, Minnesota)

Sherry Gray on August 9, 12

Want to get involved? Volunteer at the BFA Warehouse! Volunteers help us sort and pack books every day to ship to schools...

Humphrey School of Public Affairs capstone proposals requested by August 20 (global policy & international development projects)

Sherry Gray on August 8, 12

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota is accepting proposals from organizations for the 2012-2013 academic year global...

Hajj travel clinics in Minneapolis July 30-Aug 27

Sherry Gray on July 26, 12

We thought that you might like to know about our latest project that has grown out of our Doctors S.H.A.R.E. service learning...

Seeking Thai speaking students for Thai-US Roundtable

Sherry Gray on July 24, 12

In September 13-14, CEHD will host the "Thai-US Education Roundtable" with 50-60 invited guests from Thai universities and the University of Minnesota....

Host an AFS International Student (Minnesota-Wisconsin)

Sherry Gray on July 18, 12

I volunteer with AFS Intercultural Programs and we are currently trying to place the rest of the students who are coming to...

Peace Prize Winner Tawakkol Karman to Speak at 2013 Forum

Sherry Gray on July 17, 12

2013 Speaker Announcement: Tawakkol Karman Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Journalist, Human Rights Activist "Peace does not mean just to stop wars, but...

Minnesota International NGO Network event for practitioners September 12

Sherry Gray on July 11, 12

MINN at Work 2012: New Date! Earlier this summer, we elected to reschedule the popular MINN at Work annual event so as...

American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa (ARAHA) new address

Sherry Gray on July 6, 12

A building for ARAHA! After 12 years of operation, we have a new permanent home to call our own. We're excited to...

Humphrey School of Public Affairs capstone proposals requested by August 20 (global policy & international development projects)

Sherry Gray on July 5, 12

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota is accepting proposals from organizations for the 2012-2013 academic year global...

Semester-long course in Nepal (16 cr), spring term 2013

Sherry Gray on June 29, 12

Program Information Nepal Brochure FINAL.pdf Earn 16 credits through a semester long study abroad program which includes the local language and culture...

MENTORS NEEDED: IN MINNESOTA & AROUND THE GLOBE

Sherry Gray on June 28, 12

The Humphrey Alumni Mentor Program: Building the next generation, one leader at a time We are beginning the 26th year of the...

Missed the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize Forum? Keynote session videos available

Sherry Gray on May 24, 12

http://nobelpeaceprizeforum.org/video-archive/ We're still riding high on the amazing turnout, energy, and buzz that all of you helped us to create this spring....

Opportunity for UMN faculty with research interests in agriculture & food security

Sherry Gray on May 22, 12

Partnering Opportunities for Requests for Proposals From: Center for Animal Health and Food Safety cahfs(at)umn.edu The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) would...

UMN course in Nepal spring 2013

Sherry Gray on May 17, 12

Program Information Nepal Brochure FINAL.pdf Earn 16 credits through a semester long study abroad program which includes the local language and culture...

Miss the HHH Commencement 2012? Watch the video here

Sherry Gray on May 16, 12

http://www.livestream.com/humphreycenter/video?clipId=pla_e5ed9726-8af2-40fd-bbb4-74a406716bc4...

Resource on immigration to the US midwestern states

Sherry Gray on May 16, 12

http://immigrationtaskforce.hhh.umn.edu/home You may be interested in this web site on Immigration in Midwest that includes a summary report and state-by-state information on...

New travel resources for students overseas from US Dept of State

Sherry Gray on May 10, 12

http://studentsabroad.state.gov/togo/goguides.php...

Link to international graduate-level professional internships poster

Sherry Gray on April 30, 12

"Designing and Preparing for international Graduate-Level Professional Internships" Presenters: Christopher Johnstone (CEHD faculty), Devin Hogan (MDP candidate) at the University of Minnesota...

Freeman-Stassen awardees 2009-2011: HHH students please contact faculty today to be nominated for 2012

Sherry Gray on April 30, 12

2011 • Freeman-Stassen Award (global issues): Rachel Garaghty, for contributions to the overall internationalization of the Humphrey School. http://blog.lib.umn.edu/gpa/globalnotes/2011/06/mpp-student-rachel-garaghty-20.php 2010 • Freeman-Stassen...

Housing month of August for 4 international families supported by HHH's IFP

Sherry Gray on April 27, 12

contact Theodore Peck Jr peckx015(at)umn.edu The International Fellowship Programs (IFP) office is looking to find lodging/housing (preferably relatively close to UMN campus)...

Volunteers needed to support immigrant & refugee global health education project in Saint Paul

Sherry Gray on April 27, 12

Skyline Health Awareness Resident Education (S.H.A.R.E.) Project: 2012 S.H.A.R.E. Goals: Child Safety, Women's Health, Travel Medicine, and Diabetes Support Global Health Pathway...

Mike Westerhaus new director of HealthPartners Center for International Health, offers SocMed course in Uganda, working on ethnographic study of community-based healthcare in Uganda

Sherry Gray on April 27, 12

Dr. Westerhaus was actively recruited to replace Dr. Patricia Walker as director of HealthPartners Center for International Health. Our global health colleague...

Webcast recording- Famine Relief, Prevention & Remittances for the Horn of Africa (Mohamed Idris, ARAHA or American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa)

Sherry Gray on April 25, 12

https://umconnect.umn.edu/p24375404/?launcher=false&fcsContent=true&pbMode=normal...

9th Midwest International Economic Development Conference is April 20-21 at McNamara

Sherry Gray on April 16, 12

April 20-21, 2012 McNamara Alumni Center -- University of Minnesota, USA "Preliminary" PROGRAM * = presenter [ ] = discussant Session...

HHH Freeman-Stassen Award for International Activities nominations due May 2

Sherry Gray on April 16, 12

The Freeman-Stassen Award is given to the Humphrey student who has demonstrated the greatest achievement in the field of global affairs. The...

One Health Talk April discussion on pandemic threats

Sherry Gray on April 12, 12

How do you communicate during a disease outbreak, where uncertainty and fear are the foremost concern in the minds of your target...

To all HHH students going abroad in 2012

Sherry Gray on April 10, 12

Please be aware that UMN requirements to purchase CISI insurance and seek permission for any country on the DOS travel warning list...

Acara course for Fall 2012: Design for Sustainable Development; real world situation, real solutions

Sherry Gray on April 10, 12

Here is the announcement for this Fall course. Feel free to circulate as you see fit. This course will also be offered...

HHH summer class seeks capstone clients with international projects

Sherry Gray on April 6, 12

Each year, the Humphrey School of Public Affairs offers Capstone Workshops as an option for Master's students nearing completion of their degrees....

Ap 20 1 day seminar Introduction to Chinese Language & Culture for Business

Sherry Gray on April 6, 12

http://carlsonschool.umn.edu/ciber/events/documents/Chinese_Language_and_Culture_for_Business_Registration_Form_April20.pdf The University of Minnesota's Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) and the Confucius Institute present: Introduction to Chinese Language...

Introduction to Chinese Language & Culture for Business (1 day course)

Sherry Gray on March 25, 12

http://carlsonschool.umn.edu/ciber/events/documents/Chinese_Language_and_Culture_for_Business_Registration_Form_April20.pdf Learn Chinese in the Year of the Dragon! Friday, April 20, 2012 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., followed by lunch at...

Happy Nowruz!

Sherry Gray on March 20, 12

Today is the beginning of spring, and also the start of the Persian New Year, a public holiday in about a dozen...

Joan Brzezinski appointed Executive Director, UMN China Center & MN Confucius Institute

Sherry Gray on March 14, 12

China Center Leadership I'm pleased to announce that Joan Brzezinski has accepted the position of Executive Director, China Center and Confucius Institute....

Video & PowerPoint: Aseem Kaul on Global Integration

Sherry Gray on February 28, 12

Miss the event? Find video and powerpoint here: http://www.hhh.umn.edu/centers/freeman/index.html Professor Aseem Kaul, Carlson School of Management speaking on: The Changing Nature of...

USAID's Christy Hanson named Dean, Macalester College Institute for Global Citizenship

Sherry Gray on February 21, 12

http://www.macalester.edu/news/2012/02/christy-hanson-named-dean-of-the-institute-for-global-citizenship Dr. Christy Hanson, Chief of the Infectious Disease Division, USAID, will step down soon to accept a new position as Dean...

ID 3960: Global Leadership for Social Change--A Cedar Riverside Immersion

Sherry Gray on February 18, 12

ID 3960: Global Leadership for Social Change--A Cedar Riverside Immersion is a 3-credit May session course that parallels the immersion experience of...

2012 UMN Global Health Course: May 14, 2012 through May 27, 2012

Sherry Gray on February 10, 12

On behalf of Dr. William Stauffer, Dr. Brett Hendel-Paterson, and Dr. Patricia Walker, you are invited to register for the 2012 In-Person...

2012 Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) Chinese proficiency test Oct 21

Sherry Gray on February 10, 12

The Confucius Institute at the University of Minnesota is the only authorized test center in Minnesota for the Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK)...

Humanitarian aid 101: Unique chance to take this course in May

Sherry Gray on February 3, 12

HHH students---note, this course will be taught again May 2012--contact Sherry Gray for more information. The Humphrey course is PA 5821 http://blog.lib.umn.edu/gpa/globalnotes/2011/11/hhh-students-note-humanitarian.php...

"Ground-breaking support system creates a win-win for medically-trained immigrants, Minnesota"

Sherry Gray on February 3, 12

crossposted from MinnPost.com http://www.minnpost.com/drivingchange/2012/01/17/34366/ground-breaking_support_system_creates_a_win-win_for_medically-trained_immigrants_minnesota By Sharon Schmickle | Published Tue, Jan 17 2012 9:01 am While covering important events in our civic...

Support Black-Owned Businesses, new website being tested in Twin Cities developed by HHH student Duane Johnson

Sherry Gray on February 1, 12

Good Morning Twin Cities: Welcome to Tuloko (www.tuloko.com). In conjunction with the beginning of Black History Month, the founders of Tuloko would...

Shelter for Life seeks help with creating capstone course

Sherry Gray on February 1, 12

Attached is a description of a project that I hope may be of interest to you or your students. A brief introduction...

Univ of Minnesota chapter of Engineering World Health (EWH)

Sherry Gray on January 29, 12

http://www.mndaily.com/2012/01/19/u-student-group-provides-aid-abroad crosslisted from MNDaily.com By Jeff Hargarten 2012 / 01 / 19 Kara Mendez spent her summer in developing countries helping fix...

Chinese classes start Feb 7 at the Confucius Institute,

Sherry Gray on January 27, 12

HHH community, this is a convenient and affordable way to learn or improve your Chinese. Chinese classes for adults begin on February...

Hispanics Say They Have the Worst of a Bad Economy

Sherry Gray on January 27, 12

A majority of Latinos (54%) believe that the economic downturn that began in 2007 has been harder on them than on other...

Arabic classes in Minneapolis start Feb 1

Sherry Gray on January 26, 12

http://mizna.org/articles/events/65.shtml Arabic classes, beginning in February! Beginning February 1, Mizna will be offering three classes in spoken and written Arabic: Arabic I,...

Liberia trip blog

Sherry Gray on January 25, 12

MINN member Heather Cannon-Winkelman's blog from her recent trip to Liberia for the Liberian Ministers Association (LMA) of Minnesota Part 1 -...

Interested in health & human rights issues? LIsten to podcasts of past events on UMN's PHRH web site

Sherry Gray on January 19, 12

http://www.med.umn.edu/phrh/ The Program in Human Rights and Health in the UMN School of Public Health Recent topics of interest to GN readers...

Directory to Mutual Assistance Associations & Community Based Organizations Serving Refugees & Immigrants in Minnesota

Sherry Gray on January 18, 12

2010 MAA-CBO Directory http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/idepc/refugee/maacboguide.pdf About Using This Resource This document, MAA-CBO Directory 2010, was created to be a quick reference for individuals...

Collaboration resource on One Health global issues

Sherry Gray on January 16, 12

http://www.onehealthtalk.org/ Attached is the announcement for an e-discussion on one health, www.onehealthtalk.org Collaborate One Health Talk engages stakeholders in One Health conversation...

IPID journal call for submissions: Reconsidering Development & Human Rights

Sherry Gray on January 13, 12

Reconsidering Development Call for Submissions deadline: February 1, 2012 We are pleased to announce the fourth call for submissions for Reconsidering Development,...

UMN faculty/staff required to register international travel (for UMN purposes)

Sherry Gray on January 6, 12

there has been a change to the University Travel Policy, which now requires pre-travel registration of all staff/faculty international travel for University...

Carlson Global Institute Winter newsletter

Sherry Gray on December 20, 11

Winter 2011 Welcome to Carlson Global Institute and the first on-line communication of our Going Global Newsletter! For those of you who...

Spring 2012 Chinese language classes at the Confucius Institute!

Sherry Gray on December 20, 11

Register now for spring 2012 Chinese language classes at the Confucius Institute! Chinese Language classes Dates: Classes start the week of February...

Plan a meeting for multi-stakeholders template available on MINN website

Sherry Gray on December 1, 11

http://www.minnesotangos.org/news/innovative-workshop-gathers-nearly-200-improve-link-between-tanzania-minnesota#overlay-context=news/host-international-nonprofit-professional or find here: Plan a Meeting.zip Crosslisted from MINN Minnesota International NGO Network: Innovative Workshop Gathers Nearly 200 to Improve Link...

Videos & blog highlight Rashmi Singh, Mission Convergence

Sherry Gray on November 11, 11

http://www.leadership.umn.edu/Singh_Nov3_2011.html and http://www.hhh.umn.edu/centers/freeman/index.html http://blog.lib.umn.edu/cil/myblog/2011/11/reflections-on-meeting-rashmi-singh-from-cil-student-leadership-team.html...

Video posted from "How (and Why) I Started My NGO" discussion forum, Oct 12

Sherry Gray on November 10, 11

http://mediamill.cla.umn.edu/mediamill/embed.php?subclip_id=2723&live=true&chrome=true How (and Why) I Started My NGO Discussion Forum with Minnesota-based Globally-Operating Social Entrepreneurs Humphrey School of Public Affairs Wednesday Oct...

Call for Workshop Proposals on issues relating to theme "The Price of Peace" for the March 3, 2012 Nobel Peace Prize Forum

Sherry Gray on November 9, 11

DEADLINE: NOV 11, 2011 (from Sherry Gray: Please, readers, if you have an idea, do contact me soon, even if formal...

Video posted from Oct 10 "Forum on Libya: The Humanitarian Perspective"

Sherry Gray on November 8, 11

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCcZGi3fkTo&feature=player_embedded Attached is the link to the entire forum, as well as some media coverage on the event. Please feel free to...

HHH students: Latin America Interest Group/ Happy Hour/ Nov 2nd @ Acadia

Ameido Amevor on October 31, 11

There has been some renewed chatter in 40 about the Latin America Interest Group. Last year we met on and off, to...

TerraPop UMN project on relationship betw pop & environ

Sherry Gray on October 26, 11

U OF M MOMENT: An $8 million research project at the U will create new opportunities for understanding the relationship between population...

Healthcare for Burmese/Karen in MN: Community Conversation - 29 Oct

Sherry Gray on October 25, 11

BurmeseKarenEventOctober2011.pdf 10/24/2011 5:05:03 P.M. Central Daylight Time FYI - attached is a flyer for a dialogue I've been asked to moderate...

Video recommendation: Cannibal Tours

Sherry Gray on October 20, 11

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zW5rkuF6keQ Recommended by HHH visiting professor Guillermo Narváez (how not to travel)....

Introducing the Global Health Impact Group at UMN

Sherry Gray on October 20, 11

http://sua.umn.edu/groups/directory/show.php?id=2727 How to get involved with this group, contact Shannon Benson benson(at)umn.edu Global Health Impact Group (GHIG) aims to provide more opportunities...

Attention Grad students: Research presentation opportunity

Sherry Gray on October 18, 11

ATTENTION GRADUATE STUDENTS: RESEARCH PRESENTATION OPPORTUNITY! The Global Spotlight is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the inaugural international research...

Local founders of globally-focused NGOs in panel discussion

Sherry Gray on October 14, 11

Panelists Jeff Hall, One Village Partners (based in Minneapolis, working in Sierra Leone) Michele Boston, No Time For Poverty (based in Saint...

Local NGO CTI growing African crops in Minnesota

Sherry Gray on October 13, 11

http://www.startribune.com/local/stpaul/129276733.html?page=all&prepage=2&c=y#continue See article in Star Tribune. Project is cooperation between UMN's CFANS and CTI [disclosure: I serve on CTI's board]...

UMN grad wins Best of the Fest award for short film, "Distance," Hmong Qhia Dab Neeg Film Festival, St. Paul, Mn

Sherry Gray on October 7, 11

Sao Seugene Her, a 2008 graduate of Asian Language and Literatures, recently won Best of the Fest award for her short film,...

UMN student journal Reconsidering Development new issue available online

Sherry Gray on October 6, 11

http://journal.ipid-umn.org/ejournal/show/1/_/3 Reconsidering Development is a student-led journal based at the University of Minnesota that focuses on interdisciplinary perspectives on international development. Reconsidering...

Short video: "Crossing Cultures: Five Simple Steps to Improve Health by Improving Communication"

Sherry Gray on October 3, 11

http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/idepc/refugee/library/videos/crosscultr.html UMN's Dr. Pat Walker shows you how to improve care to patients from around the world. Through actual in-clinic interactions with...

Who will win the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize? Contest to pick the winner

Sherry Gray on September 29, 11

Did you know that the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner will be selected next week? The official announcement will be issued by...

UMN ICI's Global Resource Center: Supporting Inclusive Education Around the World

Sherry Gray on September 20, 11

http://ici.umn.edu/news/fyi/sep11.html article highlights work of MDP faculty and program committee member Chris Johnstone, CE+HD...

African Development Center, Social Venture, Afro Deli & Coffee Welcomes Back Students

Sherry Gray on September 7, 11

The Afro Deli & Coffee is part of a partnership between ADC and a local entrepreneur in a social venture to feature...

Local NGO CTI inventing technology, fighting hunger for 30 Years

Sherry Gray on September 6, 11

http://www.startribune.com/local/stpaul/129276733.html "St. Paul harvests a piece of Africa" crosslisted from StarTribune...

New Minnesota-based NGO: Educate Tanzania

Sherry Gray on September 2, 11

Whether you have been with us from the start (Dec, 2010) or are just joining us -- Welcome! Attached is the Educate...

Amb. Donald Yamamoto, Principal Deputy Assistant Sec of State comments on visiting Somali community in Minnesota

Sherry Gray on September 2, 11

http://allafrica.com/stories/201109010999.html United States Department of State (Washington, DC) Somalia: The Untapped Power of the Diaspora Donald Y. Yamamoto 31 August 2011 opinion...

New students: List of used bicycle shops in Minneapolis & Saint Paul

Sherry Gray on August 22, 11

Minneapolis The Hub Bike Co-op, 3020 Minnehaha Ave., 612-729-0437 Hours M-F 10-9, Sat 10-6, Sun 12-6 Sunrise Cyclery 612-824-6144 901 West Lake...

MN NGO Compatible Technologies (CTI) highlighted on Worldwatch Institute blog

Sherry Gray on July 11, 11

http://blogs.worldwatch.org/nourishingtheplanet/empowering-impoverished-communities-with-compatible-technologies-post-harvest-loss-food-waste-storage-corn-hunger/...

Donations of physiotherapy equipment, anatomical models & posters, needed for CCBRT, rehab & disability hospital in Tanzania

Sherry Gray on April 25, 11

Contact Sherry Gray to donate: grayx260@umn.edu or 612-626-5674 I do not know what is possible for you / the University. For example...

HHH International Fellowship Program Newsletter

Sherry Gray on March 24, 11

We would like to share our latest issue of the IFP Newsletter. Please find the attached document, or you can also access...

Maasai dancers seeking performance venues in Twin Cities, April & May

Sherry Gray on March 23, 11

A group of Maassai traditional dancers will be in Twin Cities in April-May and are looking for additional performance venues. I met...

Volunteers needs to home host visitors from Republic of Georgia, April 1 to 9

Sherry Gray on March 7, 11

Open World participants are home hosted which is a memorable experience for visitors and host. HHH students, faculty, or staff are invited...

Planning an event at HHH or UMN related to urbanism, Latin America or the Caribbean? Look here for small grants.

Sherry Gray on February 17, 11

http://www.international.umn.edu/spotlight/index.php GPS Alliance (formerly UMN Office of International Programs) will have funds for events on these themes. Please do contact GPS Alliance...

Join Midwest International NGO Network, lunch at Holy Land Deli Feb 22

Sherry Gray on February 15, 11

Opportunities for MINN Members: Holy Land Deli Lunch, February 22 What: Lunch! Where : Holy Land Deli 2513 Central Ave NE How...

Hosts for international students needed for 3 or 4 days

Sherry Gray on February 12, 11

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED TO HOST INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS attending an orientation in St. Paul. Hosts provide students a reassuring welcome and typically house...

Cuba Travel Regulations

Sherry Gray on February 8, 11

http://www.international.umn.edu/travel/cuba/ President Obama recently announced plans to ease travel restrictions to Cuba. At this point, no official regulations or procedures have been...

Reconsidering Development (IPID Journal) is online

Sherry Gray on December 14, 10

http://journal.ipid-umn.org/node/81 The first issue of the first University of Minnesota student-led journal on interdisciplinary approaches to international development is now available online....

Introducing local anti-human trafficking NGO MATTOO started by HHH alum

Sherry Gray on November 19, 10

http://www.mattoo.org/home.html MEN AGAINST THE TRAFFICKING OF OTHERS As a first-of-its-kind nonprofit that aims to get men involved in the anti-human trafficking movement...

Speed Networking breakfast Oct 19 for intern'l NGO practitioners

Sherry Gray on October 14, 10

Join the Midwest International NGO Network for a Speed Networking Breakfast at Common Roots Cafe in Minneapolis, MN. Tuesday, October 19, 2010...

Midwest Assoc for Canadian Studies conference, Windsor, Ontario, Oct 2010

Sherry Gray on September 29, 10

Greetings, I have recently replaced Amy McBeth as the public affairs officer at the Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis. I look...

Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) Chinese Proficiency Exam Oct 17

Sherry Gray on September 14, 10

The Confucius Institute is the only Minnesota test center for the Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) Chinese Proficiency Exam. The fall exam date...

Confucius Institute (Chinese resource center) fall hours

Sherry Gray on September 8, 10

The Confucius Institute Resource Center will resume evening hours on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 and will be open until 8:00 p.m. on...

Volunteers are needed to host college-aged international students

Sherry Gray on August 26, 10

See the World Without Leaving Home! Volunteers are needed to host college-aged international students attending a 2011 orientation on the UMN St....

HHH students & alumni: Need your feedback on possible global mentor program

Sherry Gray on July 13, 10

No matter what your concentration/degree, if you have ideas about or interest in helping us plan a global mentor program, please contact...

International Resources

Rachel Garaghty on May 17, 10

Embassies & Consulates Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/minneapolis/index.aspx 701 Fourth Avenue South, 9th Floor Minneapolis, MN 55415-1899 Tel: (612) 333-4641-Operator...

African Development Center Wins Minneapolis Business Award

Rachel Garaghty on May 12, 10

Link to story: http://www.adcminnesota.org/page/success-stories/adc-makes-history-receives-number-one-business-lender-minneapolis-award-third-y...

Ten Thousand Villages Celebrate International Women's Day...with Shopping!

Rachel Garaghty on February 26, 10

As part of their celebration of International Women's Day, Ten Thousand Villages will host a Benefit Event on: Saturday, February 27, 2010...

International Minnesota

Rachel Garaghty on February 23, 10

The land of ice, snow, road construction, and hotdish is not without some international flair. In fact, global experiences abound in Minnesota!...

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