Faculty & Scholar News

Bringing the Best and Brightest: Chancellor’s Awardee Acknowledged for Helping International Scholars Come to UC Davis

March 19, 2019
One of the honorees this year was Jennifer Aten, a human resources analyst in the Department of Neurology at UC Davis Health. She was nominated by the international scholar services team working within Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS) for her exemplary service and tremendous impact on our international scholar community, as well as the campus community.

APRU's APWiL Confirms its Two New Co-Chairs

March 19, 2019
The new APRU APWiL Co-Chairs are seeking to build on the program’s foundation over the past four years by designing the program’s future activities around members’ needs and expectations.

International Women’s Day: celebrating women of intled

March 08, 2019

By Viggo Stacey, The PIE News

"To help celebrate International Women’s Day, which aims to raise awareness against gender bias, we have selected some highlights from our recent Chats with inspiring women from the international education sector, to emphasise the insight they have offered us and you, our readers.

Message from the Vice Provost and Associate Chancellor: Surveying UC Davis Faculty Expertise with UN Sustainable Development Goals

March 01, 2019
Global Affairs is seeking information on the work of UC Davis faculty and scholars to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs align closely with UC Davis areas of excellence across multiple disciplines, and we are hoping to learn and share about ongoing work at all levels – international and within the U.S., California, and locally.

UC Davis Team Working with Female Entrepreneurial Farmers in Nepal

February 22, 2019
Imagine—a veterinarian, an engineer and a human ecologist working together on the design of a chicken coop. Now, consider the impact this multidisciplinary collaboration could have on improving food safety, production efficiency, food security challenges and animal welfare for villages in the developing world—in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially sustainable.

LAURELS: A Medal for Keith David Watenpaugh

February 19, 2019
The Institute of International Education today (Feb. 19) awarded a Centennial Medal to Keith David Watenpaugh, professor of religious studies and director of Human Rights Studies at UC Davis. The presentation took place at the institute’s Centennial Summit in New York City.

Message from the Vice Provost and Associate Chancellor: Curriculum Enhancement Program and Other Opportunities

February 13, 2019
I’m excited to report we just marked the mid-point of our inaugural Curriculum Enhancement Through Global Learning program with an interactive workshop on collaborative online international learning (COIL). Sixteen faculty members from ten UC Davis schools, colleges and units are participating in this curriculum enhancement opportunity, which supports our Global Education for All initiative.