UC Davis Chancellor’s Awardees, Study Abroad Instructors, Faculty Researchers Celebrated for Global Engagement

March 05, 2020
Four faculty and staff members spanning four UC Davis colleges, schools, and units were honored by Chancellor Gary S. May as Chancellor’s Awards for International Engagement recipients. One member of the Academic Senate and one member of the Academic Federation received the Academic Senate’s Excellence in Teaching in Study Abroad Awards. This year’s recipients of various Global Affairs grant and development programs were also announced, including the inaugural Grants for Advancing Sustainable Development Goals.

New Grants for Advancing Sustainable Development Goals Spur Collaboration On Campus and Beyond

March 05, 2020
On campus and around the world, UC Davis faculty, students, and staff are addressing all 17 SDGs in various teaching, research, and service activities. The inaugural Grants for Advancing SDGs support work already underway and spark new partnerships. The five selected projects contribute towards 14 of the SDGs—locally and globally—bringing together more than 10 UC Davis colleges, school, and units, and more than 10 external partners.

Jumana Esau '20 Awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarship

February 26, 2020
Literary scholarship at the nexus of human rights and climate change has earned English major Jumana Esau ’20 a prestigious Gates Cambridge scholarship. The scholarship will fully fund Esau to earn her Master of Philosophy in Criticism and Culture at the University of Cambridge, where she plans to study climate fiction with the author Robert Macfarlane.

UC Davis Ranked Among Top Producers of Peace Corps Volunteers

February 26, 2020
The Peace Corps announced today (Feb. 26) that UC Davis ranks No. 23 among large universities on its 2020 list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities. Currently, 42 campus alumni are serving as Peace Corps volunteers in countries around the world. Since the Peace Corps’ founding in 1961, over 1,550 UC Davis alumni have served as Peace Corps volunteers.

Global Aggies: Serving Nicaraguan Students with Special Needs

February 19, 2020
Last summer, UC Davis biomedical engineering major in the College of Engineering Laura Oelsner traveled to Nicaragua to serve students with special needs and create community programs focused on improving literacy, food security, and vision.

New Campus Eatery Features Global Menu

February 10, 2020
Latitude, UC Davis’ newest dining commons, is a new take on campus cuisine. A global focus guides the menus. Enter the sunlit building, located on Bioletti Way, and see four stations, each offering different cuisines. Visit the Latin American counter for tapado costeño, European for boeuf à la bourguignonne, Asian for miso soup, Middle Eastern and Indian for shawarma chicken.

UC Davis Ranked Among Top Producers of Fulbright U.S. Scholars

February 10, 2020
The University of California, Davis, is included on the list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2019-20 Fulbright U.S. Scholars, announced today by The Chronicle of Higher Education. UC Davis ranks among a list of the top 21 highest producers of Fulbright U.S. Scholars among doctoral institutions, with seven scholars from UC Davis earning Fulbright awards for 2019-20.

Gain Global Business Experience as a Sociology Major

January 29, 2020
From his first days at UC Davis, Adrian Gonzales '20 knew he wanted to study abroad. This past summer, his dream became reality as he took his education across the pond, traveling to the United Kingdom to study organizational management amidst the international business world.

UC Davis’ New Mantra: Outgrow the Expected

January 28, 2020
UC Davis has gone from University Farm to global education powerhouse, and it’s time to shout about the things that make us great, Chancellor Gary S. May said Monday (Jan. 27) at the 2020 Kickoff Celebration, an unveiling of plans to increase visibility and awareness of UC Davis.

Meet the 2019-20 Global Education for All Fellows

January 27, 2020
The Global Education for All Fellowship is a campuswide student committee created to further develop and implement Global Education for All—a goal aiming to provide 100% of UC Davis undergraduate, graduate, and professional students with global learning opportunities.