UC Davis Nepal Seminar Abroad Exhibit in the International Center
Together with partners across campus, UC Davis Global Affairs is pleased to host an exhibit created by participants of the UC Davis Study Abroad Seminar CRD 153A and 198 “Nepal—Community, Technology, and Sustainability” (Instructors Nancy Erbstein, Samrat Katwal, Jonathan London, Deb Niemeier and Bijay Poudel).
The inaugural program included parallel seminars at UC Davis and in Kathmandu, Nepal during fall 2017, and joint activity in Nepal during winter break 2017-18.
The exhibit showcases project posters, fieldwork photographs, and journal entries of the 29 UC Davis and Nepalese university students as they learned to work with each other and with community members in Machhapuchhre, Nepal.
Featured Student Projects
- Small Poultry Farming
- Women's Enterprise
- Museum Development
- Health Post
- Irrigation Mapping
Program development was supported by a Global Affairs Seed Grant with the College of Agricultural and Environmental Science. This program is also a Capacity Building Grant for U.S. Undergraduate Study Abroad Programming funded by the U.S. Department of State, administered by Partners of the Americas.Participating UC Davis students received credit for this program through the Department of Human Ecology/Community Development. Program faculty members are based in the Department of Human Ecology/Human Development, Department of Human Ecology/Community Development, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and the School of Education. Nepalese instructors are associated with Hands On Institute; Nepalese participants are associated with Tribhuvan University Main Campus, Tribhuvan University Institute of Engineering/Pulchowk Campus, Kathmandu University, and Pokhara University.
2018 UC Davis Seminars Abroad Enrollment
May 2 – July 6, 2018
2019 Planned Programs
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