Global News

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, University celebrate 10-year nursing partnership

School of Nursing and the Nursing School of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil commemorated and celebrated the signing of a new partnership agreement.

$4M contract supports advancing health sciences higher ed in Afghanistan

Program builds on results of prior USAID investment.

Partnering for Health

Understanding COVID-19: Minnesota-Cuba Innovations & Research virtual forum

Global climate change movement has Minnesota roots

(November 13, 2020) Nurses Drawdown aims to activate 28 million nurses to reduce greenhouse gases, create healthier future


First-of-its-kind study in Thailand assesses if wearable tech promotes physical activity

First-of-its-kind study in Thailand assesses if wearable tech promotes physical activity

(April 20, 2020) Global research targets improving the health of Thai people with diabetes


Nursing abroad becomes reality for BSN students

(March 2, 2019) Students gain clinical experience in the health care system in Ireland

Afghan Health Educators

Supporting Afghan health educators

Students in Brazil

Health Immersion Course in Brazil gives students first-hand experience about global health

(March 2, 2017) Helping students practice what they love through an international study abroad course.

Global Case Competition Winners

Global Health Case Competition

(Jan. 28, 2017) An interprofessional student team took first place in the University's Global Health Case competition.


A new perspective on women's health

(April 2016) DNP students see familiar, new health challenges in Brazil

Visiting Scholars on balcony

Global connections

(Oct. 2015) Faculty in the center have a strong history of global research and scholarship. In 2015, the center has hosted several visiting scholars from Japan. 


Nurse leader shines in top spot

(Oct. 2015) Sahra Noor's journey from Kenyan refugee camp to CEO of People's Center Health Services


Stories of 'hope, worry, pain, joy and grit'

(Oct. 2014) Student Conducts Research in Burmese Refugee Camps


Engaging with Global Nurse Leaders

(Oct. 2014 ) School of Nursing Collaborates with Partners in Several Continents

Cheryl Robertson

Nurses Reshape Health Care on a Global, Interdisciplinary Scale

(Oct. 2014 ) The project "Climate, Conflict, and Displacement: Shifting Patterns in Kenyan Pastoral Communities" was envisioned to lead positive, transformative change in the region of Africa most vulnerable to climate and conflict displacement.

Desert landscape

Grand Challenges Research Grants Awarded

Provost Karen Hanson has announced 29 Grand Challenges Research grants to advance the research goals of Driving Tomorrow, the TC Campus Strategic Plan.