The Einaudi Center announced the second annual Undergraduate Student Travel Grant Course Awards, funded by Global Cornell funds made available through the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs.This year, a total of $227,000 was awarded to help fund student travel that is associated with selected academic courses.
Using Global Cornell funds made available through the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs, the Einaudi Center has provided 100 international research travel grants for graduate students conducting short-term research and/or fieldwork in countries outside the United States.
My research highlights the potential role of vitamin D in slowing disease progression and disease severity for both HIV and tuberculosis. I published the first longitudinal studies demonstrating an association between vitamin D and HIV in sub-Saharan Africa.
Cornell University continues to internationalize its curriculum, enroll international students at record levels, send students abroad and enact an ongoing multifaceted global initiative three years after President David Skorton challenged the university community to boost its worldwide engagement.
The office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs has awarded new “Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum grants (ICC) to 26 faculty members in eight of Cornell’s colleges and schools. These grants are meant to fund new courses or enhancements to existing courses that incorporate cross-cultural and international thinking into the university curriculum, a hallmark of Cornell’s internationalization efforts in recent years.
Fighting the spread of HIV around the world; studying how workplace restructuring affects European communications workers; exploring international law and international relations; and Asian foreign relations are among the scholarly priorities of Cornell’s second cohort of International Faculty Fellows.