Global Health

FSD site director Margaret Amanyire with Northwestern students

An interview with FSD site director and GESI partner Margaret Nassozi Amanyire

Margaret Nassozi Amanyire is the director at FSD’s Jinja, Uganda office. She was the first site director to work with GESI in developing its international development programs for undergraduates.

EDGS Director Jeffrey Winters at the Global Inequality Workshop

Tackling global inequality through research

The Buffett Institute for Global Studies and the Institute for Policy Research (IPR) hosted the Global Inequality Workshop on May 12-13, 2016.

New research groups at the Buffett Institute

Announcing new programs and global research initiatives at the Buffett Institute

We are pleased to announce the 2016 winners of the Buffett Institute’s “Big Ideas” grants as well as the graduate student organized conference award.

Buffett Institute hosts a series of events that explore the climate crisis

From the Paris conference to presidential candidate speeches, climate change is an increasingly crucial part of the conversation about the most pressing issues of our day. This quarter, the Buffett Institute is hosting a series of events that explore the climate crisis from a variety of viewpoints and experiences.

Thanks to Roberta Buffett's gift, the Buffett Center transformed into an Institute in 2015

Celebrating our first year as the Buffett Institute

Check out the new programs and opportunities launched at the Buffett Institute over the past year.

CBR Fellowships for Buffett Institute undergraduates

Community-Based Research Fellowship allows GESI alums to build their own research projects abroad

Learn about undergraduate summer research projects at the Buffett Institute.

UGER women taking measurements in 2012

GESI's ongoing partnership with UGER helps promote reproductive health in India

Several teams of GESI students have collaborated with Jatan Sansthan in Udaipur, India, where students helped develop their innovative and globally recognized UGER sanitary pad product.

Jeffrey Sachs to Speak at Northwestern Global Health Event

Announcing Keynote Speaker Jeffrey Sachs for Global Health Interdisciplinary Symposium

The Buffett Institute is sponsoring an interdisciplinary symposium on global health November 19-20, 2015.

Group of people sitting on the floor and talking

GESI Program: Undergraduate struggles and successes with international development

From planting community gardens to decontaminating water, GESI participants share their experience working on community-development around the world.