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September 4, 2020

2020-2021 President’s Award for Global Learning Finalist Teams Selected

Twelve interdisciplinary teams of student and faculty researchers have been selected to pitch their multifaceted international projects for the 2020-2021 President’s Award ...

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the outside of dell med Sep 03, 2020
2020 UT Alumna, Incoming Dell Med Student Champions Fair Care for All

UT alumna Veronica Remmert wants to help marginalized communities in the U.S. overcome healthcare disparities and ensure equitable treatment for everybody. After graduating this ...

May 13, 2020
President’s Award for Global Learning Program Updates – COVID-19

Texas Global and the President’s Award for Global Learning (PAGL) is committed to supporting students and faculty as the university ...

four President’s Award for Global Learning students posing for a photo in a truck in Ghana Apr 24, 2020
President’s Award Team Tackles Colorism in Interactive “Museum of Color”

After implementing their research abroad in Ghana last summer, four President’s Award for Global Learning students brought their impactful findings back to ...

Rosaleen poses with her team after they pitched their research project Jan 14, 2020
President’s Award Researcher Shares Personal Impetus Behind Project in India

  Computer science student Rosaleen Xiong is the lead developer for a mobile app to help Indian LGBTQ+ patients receive ...

Bird's eye view of puebla mexico Jan 10, 2020
UT Faculty Expand President’s Award Research in Puebla, Mexico

After a team of UT students and faculty spent several months researching and implementing their project in Puebla, Mexico last ...

the lebanon president's award team poses with their faculty sponsors after pitching their research project Nov 20, 2019
President’s Award Researchers Want to Change the Standard of Refugee Health

While sanitation is widely considered a human right by many global organizations, menstruation is often overlooked as a major issue ...

president's award researcher shares a speech with the audience at the dinner Nov 13, 2019
President’s Award For Global Learning Winners Honored at Celebration Dinner

Students and faculty from across disciplines gathered to celebrate the five winning teams of the President’s Award For Global Learning ...

community health kenya team poses after their pitch Oct 30, 2019
Winning Teams Selected for the 2019-20 President’s Award for Global Learning

Teams of students and faculty members that will create biodegradable embellishments for clothes in Copenhagen, research gaps in diabetes care in ...

Ghanaians walk around a textile market in Ghana Oct 07, 2019
President’s Award Researcher Shares Her Experience Studying Colorism in Ghana

  After senior Christina Cho’s team won the President’s Award for Global Learning in 2018, they spent 10 weeks in ...

group of PAGL award winners Sep 18, 2019
Returning President’s Award Teams Present Summer Research Projects

After conducting research abroad this summer, the 2018 winning teams of the President’s Award for Global Learning presented their projects ...

A President's Award for Global Learning team member works on a handheld machine in Mexico. Sep 13, 2019
UT Student Research Team Studies Earthquake’s Impact in Puebla, Mexico

After winning the President’s Award For Global Learning in 2018, a team of four interdisciplinary students took their research abroad ...

President's Award Finalists present their research projects to the board Sep 09, 2019
Finalist Teams To Pitch Projects For The President’s Award For Global Learning

The International Board of Advisors has announced the 11 finalist teams for the 2019-2020 President’s Award for Global Learning. Each ...

Aug 19, 2019
“Time For An Awakening” with Bro. Elliott 8-4-19 guest Timia Bethea and students from Univ. Texas at Austin (Awakening Media)

‘ “Time For An Awakening” for Sunday 8/04/2019 at 7:00 PM (EST) our guests was International Business senior, Ms. Timia ...

Two UT students test sensors at CSTEP Jul 08, 2019
Texas varsity will monitor city’s air (Bangalore Mirror)

A team of four researchers from University of Texas (UT) are in the city to map the air quality (PM ...

Rebecca Chen of Moody College of Communications in Ghana where she researched colorism. Jul 01, 2019
Cultural communication exchange: Rebecca Chen checks in from Ghana research trip

Ghana welcomed our team in many ways. From the sweetest fruit juices that we instantly incorporated into our daily diet to children ...

A team of students — Timia Bethea, Christina Cho, Vida Nwadiei and Rebecca Chen — stand together in front of classroom chalkboard, smiling. May 15, 2019
‘It’s all a stepping stone:’ students seek to understand colorism in Ghana through summer research (The Daily Texan)

In Ghana, women of color are bleaching their skin despite the country’s ban on the products. This practice is one ...

Europe, Russia and the Caucasus team Apr 04, 2019
Learning how to lower maternal mortality in Texas from an unlikely source (KXAN)

Too many mothers in Texas are losing their lives before they ever get to see their babies grow up. The ...

Anastasiya Byelousova smiles at the camera. Mar 22, 2019
Anastasiya Byelousova wants Texas mothers to survive and thrive.

UT junior Anastasiya Byelousova won’t be spending the summer at home in San Antonio. She will be traveling across the ...

Team Ghana | Student team members: Timia Bethea, Rebecca Chen, Christina Cho and Vida Nwadiei. Faculty members: Prof. John Doggett, Dr. Kevin Cokley and Dr. Minette Drumwright. Mar 05, 2019
Fighting the Effects of Colorism in Ghana and at UT

Kinesiology and Health Education junior Vida Nwadiei and Educational Psychology Professor Kevin Cokley will travel to Ghana this summer as ...

LBJ School Professors David Eaton, Jenny Knowles Morrison and Peter Ward. Dec 06, 2018
Three LBJ School-mentored teams win inaugural President’s Award for Global Learning

Three undergraduate research teams mentored by faculty from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at ...

Stan Richards School faculty members Lucy Atkinson (left) and Meme Drumwright. Dec 06, 2018
Two of seven winning teams feature Richards School talent

Every year, The University of Texas at Austin’s President’s Award for Global Learning is awarded to visionaries who seek solutions ...

Nov 13, 2018
Awardees Honored at a Special Dinner Hosted by President Fenves

A big bold idea inspired the creation of the President’s Award for Global Learning and the big bold ideas of ...

Selected President's Award for Global Learning Team: Africa - The Color Complex: Unraveling the Stigma of Colorism in Global Communities. Nov 01, 2018
President’s Award for Global Learning Teams Selected

Research teams looking into air pollution in India, housing conditions in Mexico and perceptions of skin color in Ghana are ...

Collage of international locations with orange overlay. Sep 14, 2018
President’s Award for Global Learning Finalist Teams Announced

We are excited to announce the 14 finalist teams for the inaugural year of the President’s Award for Global Learning. The ...