Maria Arteaga, a managerial economics major and technology management minor, was already an active student leader before she became a member of the Global Education for All Steering Committee—an experience that has reaffirmed for Arteaga, who arrived at UC Davis as a transfer student, the importance of providing a global education to all students, regardless of their backgrounds or circumstances.
Colleges are seeing increases in processing times for international students applying for work authorization through the Optional Practical Training, or OPT, program, leaving some students with job or internship offers unable to take up their positions on time.
Part of the college experience is figuring out what you don’t want to do. Passion, like discovery, is found through trial and error. Biological sciences and psychology senior Wenzhe Li rotated through two labs at UC Davis before finding a muse in cytoplasmic dynein, a motor protein used for intracellular transport.
A UC Davis team of five international undergraduate students has earned a spot in the finals at the 29th Annual Institute of Food Technologists Student Association (IFTSA) Product Development Competition with their Oakaranchi Crackers - a nutrient-packed cracker made from okara, the soy pulp by-product of soybean processing.
Dana Armstrong, an international agricultural development graduate student, and Peter Nasielski, a design and sustainable environmental design undergraduate student, met 2017-18 UC Davis Humphrey Fellow Martin Kailie, a farmer, social entrepreneur, and founder and CEO of Green Africa Inc., at UC Davis before teaming up on a research project in Kailie's home country of Sierra Leone.
Global academic projects and internships, study abroad, and international research do more than help you to reach your academic goals. They also broaden your horizons through exposure to hands-on experiences and new cultures in diverse settings. At UC Davis, students are gaining skills and partnering with collaborators in all corners of the world.
UC Davis has announced it will launch a Global Learning Hub in Fall 2019 to help with its ambitious goal of providing all UC Davis students with international and intercultural learning experiences before graduation.