International LGBTQIA+ graduate students encounter unique challenges and experiences navigating the UC Davis landscape. These experiences are translated into an interactive art installation by the Queer Trans Lab at the UC Davis LGBTQIA+ Resource Center, now on display in the UC Davis International Center.
Graduate Studies is proud to announce the 2023 top 10 finalists of UC Davis Grad Slam. UC Grad Slam is an annual competition where master’s and doctoral students are invited to share their research in a compelling presentation.
The University of California, Davis, has been named one of the top producers of U.S. Fulbright students for 2022-23, according to the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Most of us, myself included, tend to think on a macro-level when we think about making a difference in the world—but in truth, there are so many groups and organizations in our own communities already doing so much of that work. While attending a research university is an incredible opportunity to participate in the research and innovations solving global problems, it’s equally as beneficial to take action locally.
The 2022–23 UC Davis Humphrey fellows arrived on campus with the goal of strengthening their professional development and collaborating on global challenges using their collective expertise. During the fall quarter in collaboration with UC Davis Sustainability, the fellows facilitated a First-Year Aggie Connection for new undergraduate, international and transfer students on climate change.
This month, UC Davis welcomed Prasetyo Hadi, head of mission, Mahmudin Nur Al-Gozaly, consul for information and socio-cultural affairs, and Cindy Claudia German, socio-cultural officer, from the Consulate General of Indonesia in San Francisco to celebrate the Indonesian International Student Mobility Awards (IISMA) participants and UC Davis’ collaboration with Indonesian universities.
Meet the recipients of the Global Aggies Award for LGBTQIA+ Rights! These students have been supporting LGBTQIA+ graduate students and staff from around the world through their research in the Queer Trans Lab, which they plan to visually showcase via social media and a large art installation.
Global Affairs provides a plethora of training resources that help staff support scholars and students throughout their global educational journeys by offering staff learning and development courses through Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS) and the Global Learning Hub.
Five UC Davis students have been recognized by the U.S. Department of State as 2022 Critical Language Scholars (CLS). Gurshan Rai ’23, Moriah Shih ’23, Charles Sills ‘25, Carlie Whiteman ’23, and a fifth student (anonymous) will spend 8-10 weeks this summer mastering critical languages and improving their cultural competency as part of the program.