Faculty & Scholar News

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.

Moringa, the next superfood

October 09, 2018
Carrie Waterman, a University of California, Davis, natural products chemist (and one of the most recent Global Affairs Seed Grant Recipients) is expanding the reach of the world's next superfood.

Moringa: The Next Superfood

October 09, 2018
Carrie Waterman, a University of California, Davis, natural products chemist (and one of the most recent Global Affairs Seed Grant Recipients) is expanding the reach of the world's next superfood.

Large Stretches of Coral Reefs Can Be Rehabilitated

September 27, 2018
Even after being severely damaged by blast fishing and coral mining, coral reefs can be rehabilitated over large scales using a relatively inexpensive technique, according to a study led by the University of California, Davis, in partnership with Mars Symbioscience. This article features former Global Affairs Seed Grant Recipient and Distinguished Professor Susan Williams.

Dean Lindstrom to Serve as Fulbright Specialist

September 13, 2018
UC Davis School of Education Dean Lauren Lindstrom will serve as a Fulbright Specialist in the area of education for a three-year appointment and will utilize her diverse and award-winning research area expertise.

UC Davis faculty shared best practices on dementia care in Vietnam

September 13, 2018
Vietnam has one of the fastest growing aging populations in the world, with the number of individuals aged 60 and older expected to triple by 2050. And with age, very often, comes dementia, a condition that will effect as many as 2.4 million Vietnamese by mid-century.