Public Health in Tel Aviv

By Jessica Hoffen As a GlobeMed member, I had sat through presentation after presentation on the many study abroad opportunities available, anxiously awaiting my chance to board an airplane and, briefly, wave goodbye to America.  My turn finally came in the spring of...

GlobeMed Ugly Sweater Sale: A Review

On November 17-20 the GlobeMed Campaigns Team put on the annual Sweater Sale. Here is Jason Chen, Co-President of Campaigns, on the fundraiser in review. I believe that the annual fall ugly sweater sale is consistently our most successful fundraiser. We large amount...

Reconstructing Islam on Campus

  By Elizabeth Kim Religion is not the first thing that comes to mind in college classrooms, let alone the field of global health. Mention of religion in the media and in the current presidential elections have forced it to have a negative connotation. However,...

GlobeMed: An Engineering Perspective

By John Galyas Before I stepped foot on campus to begin my freshman year at Northwestern, I knew I wanted to join GlobeMed. I had spent the last few weeks of the long summer before my freshman year Googling anything and everything about Northwestern in an admittedly...

World Day of Social Justice 2016

“Instead of treating social justice issues as trendy news topics or points of discussion, we should acknowledge that all social justice issues deserve to be recognized and fought for.” My name’s Camille Cooley. I’m a sophomore in SESP studying...

Lessons From “Around the World”

By Tamar Eisen The most common question I have heard after returning to Northwestern for winter quarter is, “How was the world?” The reason I am consistently asked this question is because last fall, I went on a semester-long comparative health program to India, South...

ghU Recap: Voluntourism

By Amy Lin Last quarter, the ghU sessions delved into the topics of gender and sexuality. While the sessions were empowering and fun as a woman, it was easy to get swept up in the feminist movement and start saying things like “gender is a social construct” and “down...
Voices On Transgender Community

Voices On Transgender Community

By Elizabeth Kim This winter quarter’s GHUs at GlobeMed Northwestern has focused on gender and sexuality, of which transgender has been a topic of discussion. The overwhelming consensus in the discussions and in US classrooms is that there is not enough education...