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UC Davis Team Working with Female Entrepreneurial Farmers in Nepal

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Celebrating International Women's Day

March 08, 2019
With International Women’s Day being a time to reflect on progress made and to continue to call for change, while celebrating the courage and determination of women, some of UC Davis' 2018-19 UN Millennium Fellows and current Global Education for All Student Advisory Committee took the time to do just that.

Chancellor’s Awardees, Study Abroad Instructors, Faculty Researchers Celebrated at International Connections Reception

March 07, 2019
For the third year, UC Davis honored those on campus advancing the research, teaching, and service mission of UC Davis through their international engagement with Chancellor’s Awards for International Engagement. The annual reception and awards ceremony also featured the announcement of the Academic Senate’s inaugural Excellence in Teaching in Study Abroad Awards for Academic Senate and Academic Federation members—which were followed by recognition of this year’s recipients of various Global Affairs grant and development programs.

LAURELS: Oaxaca Program Tabbed as ‘Diversity Champion

March 05, 2019
The Latinx Health Internship Program, a partnership between UC Davis Study Abroad (a unit of Global Affairs) and Child Health Family International, has been named “Diversity and Inclusion Champion” in international education for 2019.

UC Davis Team Working with Female Entrepreneurial Farmers in Nepal

February 22, 2019
Imagine—a veterinarian, an engineer and a human ecologist working together on the design of a chicken coop. Now, consider the impact this multidisciplinary collaboration could have on improving food safety, production efficiency, food security challenges and animal welfare for villages in the developing world—in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially sustainable.

LAURELS: A Medal for Keith David Watenpaugh

February 19, 2019
The Institute of International Education today (Feb. 19) awarded a Centennial Medal to Keith David Watenpaugh, professor of religious studies and director of Human Rights Studies at UC Davis. The presentation took place at the institute’s Centennial Summit in New York City.

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).

UC Davis Ranked Among Top Producers of Fulbright Students

February 11, 2019
The University of California, Davis, has been named one of the top producers of U.S. Fulbright students for 2018-19, according to the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

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.

UC Davis Alumni Using Solar Power to Fight Jaundice on Global Scale

January 11, 2019
With an extra boost in funding after winning the competition's Global Poverty Alleviation Award sponsored by the Blum Center for Developing Economies within Global Affairs during the Graduate School of Management's 2018 Big Bang! Business competition, Scott He and Nicolle Ma are improving jaundice treatment on a global scale.

UC Davis Meets Final HSI Criteria

January 07, 2019
Students from historically underrepresented groups — African American, Native American and Chicano/Latino — represented 32.6 percent of both the entering class and all undergraduates who are residents of the United States.

Educating the Global Citizen

January 07, 2019
Seminars abroad are one of many new opportunities envisioned as UC Davis moves toward a goal of giving every student some global exposure before graduation, an initiative dubbed Global Education for All.

International Relations Majors Seek Peace and Security through Global Learning

December 20, 2018
Myriah Smith ’16 is an advocate for human rights. As an international relations major in UC Davis’ College of Letters and Science, she chose the peace and security track because it resonated most with her passion for securing the rights of people affected by conflicts, political violence, and ethnically/religiously targeted discrimination. But Smith knew what she wanted to study long before she was a student at UC Davis.