News & Events

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Join Global Studies for its first annual Global Studies Research Symposium. 

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Prof. Crisman explores how women can work together to design a sustainable future in the U.S. Green Building Council’s Women in Green event - Rising Collective.

Monday, April 18, 2022

As Featured in UVAToday: Alizé Dreyer (GSMS '22), recipient of a Harrison Undergraduate Research Grant, explores Turkish nationalism and how Jews participated in nation-building from 1923-1945.

Friday, March 25, 2022

Congratulations to our Global Studies majors who received this high honor! 

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

As Featured in UVAToday: Alex Burtnett (GSVS '23) was awarded the Crowley Jr. Memorial Scholarship for her demonstration of leadership, sportsmanship, character and integrity. 

Friday, March 18, 2022

Dinner Series celebrates UVA's Global Mentors and offers students opportunity to engage with visitors. 

Friday, March 18, 2022

As Featured on UVAToday: Abeba Amenshowa (GDS '22) and Leigh Mante (GPH '22) receive the Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship to pursue foreign service careers in USAID.

Friday, February 18, 2022

Interested in applying for the Global Studies Major? Don't miss the last application workshop hosted by the UVA Career Center. Current GS students and faculty will be there to help answer all of your questions. 

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Hear from GSVS Alumni Jasmyn Noel (’21), Yuki Zheng (’21), and Jake DiMeglio (’20) at the Career Center's Young Alumni Sustainability Panel. 

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

The application deadline for the Global Studies Class of 2024 is quickly approaching. Join us February 2 for an info session and learn more about this incredible and dynamic program!

Monday, January 17, 2022

As featured in the Cavalier Daily: Professors Crisman and Edmunds touch on the history of global development and impact of global experiences. 

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Read this short interview with Rayness Mollinedo (GPH '23) on his interest in global health and the Latino community. 

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Mauricio Acuña to speak on global négritudes and Indigeneities in the Hispanophone, Lusophone, and Francophone Atlantic worlds.

Thursday, December 2, 2021

It's not too late to sign up for these new Global Studies courses!

Friday, November 19, 2021

This event is about exploring our stories and building the storyteller within each of us. Through conversation, we will discover and share narratives about our relationship to our communities.

Friday, November 19, 2021


Head over to the Multicultural Student Center (located on the 2nd floor of Newcomb Ballroom) to learn all about the Global Studies program. Free pizza & sodas available!  

Friday, November 12, 2021

Read UVA Global's spotlight on Fourth Year GDS student, Benjamin Hill, and his work with Profs. Colvin and Edmunds. 

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

The German Assoc. for American Studies awarded Goldblatt/Handler's "Pray for Peace but Fight Your Insect Enemies: U.S. Postal Messaging and Cold War Propaganda" as the best article in 2020

Monday, November 8, 2021

Tune in for this panel discussion moderated by Global Studies faculty, Helena Zeweri. 

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Interested in the Global Studies major and want to learn more about the program and how to apply? Join us for an info session Wednesday, November 3 at 6:30 PM. The info session will take place in Clark Hall 107. 

Friday, October 29, 2021

A Global Week Event: Join us as we catch up with five Global Studies Alumni. Open to all students, not just GS majors!

Sunday, October 24, 2021

As featured in CavDaily: Divest U.Va hosted a panel discussion of professors, including Phoebe Crisman, to push the University to withdraw its investments in the fossil fuel industry.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Students can now receive direct UVA credit for Global Studies courses taken in Siena, Italy.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Headline: For some Afghan women, the U.S. and the Taliban are a problem.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Global Studies and the Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese are jointly hosting Mauricio as part of the University's Rising Scholar program.  

Saturday, August 14, 2021

"Despite all the helplessness and despair that I've been feeling, I also am just really impressed with how much the diaspora has been mobilizing in this moment."

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Read the full report published by the office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs. 

Friday, May 28, 2021

Read Prof. Zeweri's article for the Middle East Research and Information Project about "United States of Al" - Hollywood's attempt at the first mainstream Afghan character. 

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Prof. Crisman will present “Dakotah Displacement & Cultural Memory: Designing the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Cultural Center,” at conference hosted by Environmental Design Research Association.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

As featured on UVAToday: Mithra Dhinakaran (GSSJ), Garvey Goulbourne (GDS), and Erica Kem (GPH) will collaborate with graduate mentors on Double Hoo Research projects. 

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Prof. Helena Zeweri will be offering three new courses this Fall for Global Studies students. 

Friday, April 30, 2021

Tune in as Pete Furia, Director for the GSSJ track, sits down virtually with alum Mel Borja to discuss Mel's roles within the Office of Senator Kaine and the Office of Governor Northam.

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Prof. Crisman was an invited external reviewer for the "Connecting to the Archive: Counter-gentrification Tactics in Central Brooklyn" studio at the Pratt Institute School of Architecture.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Join us as Track Director Tessa Farmer sits down with GSMS alum Mel Throckmorton to learn about how the GSMS major has shaped their career post-graduation. 

Friday, April 16, 2021

Join Track Director David Edmunds in a conversation with GDS alum Edel Tessema. Learn more about Edel's position at Chemonics International and how the GDS program has shaped her career. 

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Global Studies Professor Phoebe Crisman will present her research on equitable and sustainable design during this event focused on how design engages with water from the building to watershed.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Join The College of William & Mary and The University of Virginia in a conversation about our joint carbon neutrality goals. Open to students of all majors and backgrounds. 

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Join us for an in-person screening of "Bamako" followed by a panel discussion hosted by GS faculty. 

Friday, April 9, 2021

Global Studies faculty Helena Zeweri to speak at this Friday's Teach-In on Anti-Asian Violence. 

Monday, April 5, 2021

GCCS is pleased to announce that its first graduate is Mary Lihong Peng

Monday, April 5, 2021

As featured in the Cavalier Daily: Global Studies the top major among students offered a Lawn room (5 out of 47)

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Congratulations to our Global Studies majors who received this high honor! 

Friday, March 5, 2021

Historical and Contemporary Stories of the Original Storytellers of the Lake Traverse Reservation
An interview project of Nis'to Incorporated and UVA

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The Global Affairs office has just released its February newsletter which includes spotlights on the Global Mentors program, updates on Student International Travel, and much more!

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Read GDS Faculty Gabrielle Kruks-Wisner's article "Great Expectations, Great Grievances: The Politics of Citizen Complaints in India" soon to be published in Comparative Politics (Oct. 2021)

Monday, February 8, 2021

As featured on UVAToday: Phoebe Crisman, Professor of Architecture and Director of Global Studies, challenges Amazon's plans.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Global Studies faculty Helena Zeweri has two new course offerings for Spring 2021. Now open for enrollment! 


Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Thursday, December 17, 2020

Read GDS Faculty Gabrielle Kruks-Wisner's co-authored article "The Geography of Citizenship Practice: How the Poor Engage the State in Rural and Urban India" as published in Perspectives on Politics, Volume 18, Issue 4. 

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

The University of Virginia is proud to announce the adoption of a new Sustainability Plan with ten bold goals that will guide our progress for the decade ahead.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

As featured on UVAToday: GPH Alum, Paco Abiad (Class of 2019) is one of the hosts of "This is Viral", a podcast inspired by GPH faculty Kathryn Quissel. 

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

As featured on UVAToday: Global Studies alums Ben Buell (GSSJ) and Rachel Davies (GDS) are advising local high school students through the Virginia College Advising Corps.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

As featured on UVAToday: Global Studies students Jocelyn Willoughby (GDS) and Zoe Morse (GPH) were nominated by UVA's Department of Athletics for the 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. 

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

As featured on UVAToday: GSVS student, Ester Rekhelman, uses her passion for art and painting to support local businesses in Charlottesville. 

Friday, June 12, 2020

As featured on UVAToday: Recent Global Public Health grad, Jeannie Taylor, seized the opportunity to start UVA's chapter of the COVID-19 Student Service Corps. 

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

As featured on UVAToday: Global Studies faculty, David Edmunds, Laura Goldblatt, and Rupa Valdez receive award for Excellence in Public Service: Collaborative. 

Monday, March 2, 2020

Read the full article as published in the Journal of Sustainability Education. Written by Tessa Farmer, Track Director, and GSMS students Mel Throckmorton & Fazlah Rahaman.