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Medical Spanish: Lost in Translation by Gabriela Funez-dePagnier

by mdillard
Medical Spanish: Lost in Translation by Gabriela Funez-dePagnier Jan 19

It felt great to collectively accomplish a week of setting up five, pop-up clinics in rural communities around Xela, Guatemala, and helping to provide free medical care and prescriptions to approximately 400 patients. Pop Wuj, Timmy Global Health and Xela’s community leaders. The staff members at Pop Wuj, who assist in all medical brigades year-round, foster ongoing relationships with the communities through continuous conversations and building trust to provide tailored medical care for the community members.

Jan 19

“It is never about me but others”: Tufts Timmy Global Health Medical service trip to Xela, Guatemala by Magnifique Mukundwa

by mdillard

I knew almost nothing about Guatemala until I joined Tufts Timmy Global Health, one of the 15 chapters of Timmy Global Health. Timmy Global Health is a non-profit organization based in Indiana that is dedicated to tackling global health disparities in Guatemala, Ecuador, the Dominican Republic, and Nigeria.

Dec 18

The Fine Line Between the Digital and “Real” World: Social Media and Social Order in Oslo, Norway by Shaan Merchant

by tuftsigl

In his speech, celebrated Norwegian sociologist Knut Lundby said, “We must be careful not to exaggerate the power of social media in determining social order.” Despite the extreme respect for him in the field, Lundby’s warning was answered by laughter from the crowd: in a conference focused on social media and social order, this is aw

Dec 18

Amnesty International’s ‘Write for Rights’ Campaign by Jared D Cohn

by tuftsigl

The “Write for Rights” campaign is one of Amnesty International’s most important initiatives for lobbying for human rights. Every December, during “Write for Rights”, supporters from across the globe write letters on behalf of people whose human rights are being violated.

Dec 03

Institute Update: EPIIC

by tuftsigl

The 2017-18 EPIIC topic is “Is the Liberal World Order Ending?”  The IGL’s new Director, Abi Williams, sees this theme as at the heart of the Institute for Global Leadership’s (IGL) mission to prepare new generations of critical thinkers and effective ethical global leaders who can comprehend the world’s most challenging global issues

Nov 29

IGL Alumni Share Experiences in Business in Career Panel

by mdillard

The mission of the Institute for Global Leadership is to prepare students to play active roles in their communities, whether at the local, national or global level. As such, the IGL plans to bring alumni back to Tufts regularly to share their experiences as part of the IGL Alumni Careers Series.