Fellowship & Professional Programs

2018-19 UC Davis Humphrey Fellows: A Year in Review

June 23, 2019
This year’s 2018-19 UC Davis Humphrey Fellows volunteered in the community, traveled to Washington D.C. and various states for meetings at public and private agencies, gave class and community presentations, attended forums and conferences, and networked and collaborated with professionals. 

Humphrey Fellowship: A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

June 21, 2019
Shafat Sultan, from India, spent the 2013-14 academic year at UC Davis for professional development and collaboration through the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program at UC Davis. The following details memories of his time in the U.S. and at UC Davis. 

UC Davis Welcomes 24 Leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa

June 20, 2019
On June 19, UC Davis Global Affairs welcomed 24 young professionals from Sub-Saharan Africa as part of its fourth Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative.

Humphrey Fellows look at climate change

May 03, 2019
Climate change impacts every country on earth and it is becoming increasingly urgent. Four 2018-19 Humphrey Fellows at UC Davis from different continents will share presentations focusing on climate change in their home countries of Bolivia, Russia, Tanzania and Estonia.

I Am Not Going Back to Ethiopia

April 26, 2019
At the Mandela Washington Fellowship Presidential Summit, Fellows—elected as representatives of the 20 academic host institutions—present short, dynamic ignite talks on the themes equality, ethics, and opportunity. This is the text from Abraham Genetu Tiruneh's 2018 ignite talk.

UC Davis Selected to Continue Hosting Humphrey Fellows for Next Five Years

February 19, 2019
For the 29th year, UC Davis has been selected to host the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, an initiative of the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

An International and Collaborative Boon for Corn Research

January 23, 2019
Hailing from Mexico’s Instituto Tecnologico del Valle de Oaxaca (ITVO), plant biologist Javier Lopez-Baltazar first came to UC Davis in 2010 as a Fulbright Visiting Scholar to research alongside UC Davis scientists—the start of a life-changing experience.