Global Aggies: Leading COVID Symposiums for the Global Good

September 09, 2020
At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Walter Leal, a UC Davis distinguished professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the College of Biological Sciences, realized it was in the public’s best interest to have access to the medical experts at UC Davis. Given the state’s stay-at-home orders, he decided to organize and host virtual COVID-19 public awareness symposiums featuring colleagues and longtime collaborators as panelists and guest speakers.

An Aggie's road to the Rhodes Scholarship

September 03, 2020
The two-time Academic All-American and 2019 team captain Tiger Garcia pursues the world’s most prestigious international postgraduate scholarship, The Rhodes Scholarship.

UC Davis alumnus receives Robert Snodgrass Award

August 12, 2020
UC Davis alumnus and ant morphologist Brendon Boudinot, who received his doctorate in entomology in June, is the recipient of the coveted Robert E. Snodgrass Memorial Research Award from the Entomological Society of America.

UC Davis Named Top Producer of Gilman Scholars

August 05, 2020
For the second time in the past three years, UC Davis has been recognized as a top producer of Gilman Scholars for the 2018–19 academic year—with the university producing the third highest number of Gilman Scholars, at 51, among all U.S. universities with over 15,000 undergraduates.

Global Aggies: Thinking Globally and Acting Locally During COVID-19

August 04, 2020
When the Yolo Food Bank began running a new delivery service to meet the increased need for food in Davis and its surrounding communities in Yolo County during the COVID-19 pandemic, UC Davis delivered volunteers, including staff members, undergraduate students, and visiting Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows Issam Chariag of Tunisia, Fabrice Inkonkoy of the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Zuomei Ning of China.

Fall Remote Internship Opportunity: Global Centers, Latin America and Caribbean

July 30, 2020
The Global Center for Latin America and Caribbean Intern will work closely with the Faculty Director and with the Global Centers team in Global Affairs to support three main areas of work: Information Sharing and Coordination on Campus and in the Region; Facilitating Student and Faculty Opportunities with the Region; Outreach to Develop Partnerships, Collaborations, and Dialogue.

Global Aggies: Addressing Food Insecurity, One Community at a Time

July 28, 2020
Biochemistry & molecular biology major Jonathan Ho recently secured over $50,000 in funding for the Knights Landing Community Garden project. Learn more about his UC Davis #GlobalAggies story, which starts with him addressing food insecurity among fellow Singapore soldiers.