Wrapping up fall quarter with GlobeMed at Northwestern

It’s hard to believe that the end of fall quarter 2010 is already in sight! Here’s what GlobeMed at Northwestern will be the up to, all the way up until Finals Week!

Civically Engaged Young Alumni Week
The Center for Civic Engagement’s Civically Engaged Young Alumni Week kicked off tonight with a keynote speech by Will Butler of Arcade Fire. The week’s event also includes a Global Health Alumni panel on November 3 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the McCormick Tribune Forum.

Thursday, November 11 at 7:30 pm (location TBA): GlobeMed/GES/NUCHR panel on local versus global engagement and the role we as students can have in important social justice movements.

Monday, November 15 (time and location TBA): GlobeMed/Living Wage Campaign/NCDC/Peace Project present health and human rights activist Cleve Jones. He will be speaking on a variety of issues that night and it should be pretty insightful!

Tuesday, November 16 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., Tech LR4: GlobeMed/Engineering World Health speaker event: Kellogg professor Kara Palamountain will be speaking about affordable diagnostic devices for infectious diseases in developing countries and the challenges that confront researchers in these fields.

Thursday, December 2 (afternoon time and location TBA): First book club event that will center around discussing Mountains Beyond Mountains.

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