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University of Illinois

The Center for Global Studies globalizes the research, teaching, and outreach missions of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Center is a National Resource Center in Global Studies designated by the U.S. Department of Education

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International Security, Law, & Human Rights

CGS facilitates research, teaching and outreach on Security & Natural Resource Conflict as a global issue through an undergraduate certificate, course development, academic conferences and publications, teacher workshops, and informed lectures.

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Environmental Sustainability

Our Environmental Sustainability initiatives foster the growth of the next generation of environmental leaders through examining the needs of the world’s populations in tandem with a concern for preserving resources for future generations.

Informatics

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Library, Informatics, and Media

The Center for Global Studies contributes to the global studies library collection development and facilitates research, teaching and outreach in the area of new information technologies, government policies, and emerging social/communication networks.

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Global Health

The Global Health Initiative at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign engages global health issues through interdisciplinary problem-solving, research, training, and international exchange.

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The Center for Global Studies at Illinois

The Center for Global Studies is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Education awarded the Center for Global Studies a four-year grant of $2.1 million for the period of 2014-18.  This Title VI funding renews the Center’s status as a National Resource Center in Global Studies and provides continued funding for Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships for Illinois graduate, undergraduate and professional school students.

Register here for Current Events in the Middle East Teacher’s Workshop (Saturday, December 6)