Campus Life

Fourth annual Davis Cherry Blossom Festival held

April 16, 2019
UC Davis Global Affairs co-sponsored the free festival — which took place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 6 and from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m on Sunday, April 7 — and has grown exponentially to become a full-fledged regional music festival in addition to it being a celebration of Japanese culture and spring.

Lecture: The Arab world between revolution and counterrevolution

April 15, 2019
Often referred to in the media as “the Red Prince” for his pro-democracy stance, Alaoui is an outspoken advocate for constitutional monarchy in Morocco. He is a graduate of Princeton University, earned his doctorate in Middle Eastern studies at Oxford University, and is currently a research associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University."

Celebrating International Women's Day

March 08, 2019
With International Women’s Day being a time to reflect on progress made and to continue to call for change, while celebrating the courage and determination of women, some of UC Davis' 2018-19 UN Millennium Fellows and current Global Education for All Student Advisory Committee took the time to do just that.

How to train your donkey

November 09, 2018
“There aren’t that many veterinary-skilled people that look after the welfare of donkeys, an important animal particularly in Africa and other areas across the world,” said Ermias Kebreab, the associate vice provost of Academic Programs Global Affairs.

Africa comes to Davis

October 23, 2018
Tese Foundation and the UC Davis Blum Center for Developing Economies within Global Affairs present the Inaugural African Lioness Symposium to the Davis/Sacramento area.

Campus and Community Find Common Ground for Eid al-Adha Celebration

October 16, 2018
Despite its proximity to campus (the Islamic Center of Davis is directly across the street on Russell Blvd), Muslim students at UC Davis didn't feel entirely integrated with the Muslim community who attended the mosque in Davis. MSA wanted to remedy this campus-community disconnect, while also trying to be more inclusive of Muslims from across cultures, like the multitude of Southeast Asian and African students at UC Davis who practice Islam.

Brazilian high schoolers come to UCD to learn farming solutions

August 15, 2018
This summer, the UC Davis D-Lab offered a week-long, intensive design class to a group of Brazilian high school students as part of the International Development Innovation Network. Through this course, students learned the fundamentals of design by working with real clients to provide solutions with social and environmental impact.