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Finding Global Community at UC Davis and Beyond

Rikiya Hatano returned to Davis in January 2023 to continue working towards a Bachelor of Science in International Agricultural Development. Getting involved with campus programs, Hatano took up the role of a Global Ambassador Mentor Fellow in Spring 2023. Previously a mentee when he first entered UC Davis, Hatano found community through the program and later applied to be a mentor himself.

Experiences Abroad and at Home

Valeria Becerra Angulo is an international relations major with a minor in French, Human Rights, and Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning. In 2023, Valeria participated in the UCEAP Sciences PO Paris Study Abroad program to study European politics in France. There, she aimed to “open up to different people from different cultures” and “expand herself as an international citizen both intellectually and physically.”

Why 2024 Could Be a Huge Year for the SDGs in the U.S.

UC Davis was featured in a United Nations Foundation article regarding the growing movement to harness the potential of the Sustainable Development Goals. Director of U.S. SDG Policy Planning Caroline Kleinfox addresses the unifying nature of the global plan and how UC Davis plays its part. Read an excerpt of the article below and follow the link to read the original article. 

UC Davis School of Medicine Student Advances One Health Coalition to Promote Interdisciplinary Action

Rawlings Lyle is a fourth-year medical student working towards a Master of Advanced Studies in Clinical Research at the UC Davis School of Medicine. With an emphasis in dermatology and wound healing, Lyle has an extensive background in the medical field and wants to use his knowledge to promote global health worldwide.

Emergency Medicine Team Trains Health Care Professionals in West Africa

A team from the UC Davis Health Department of Emergency Medicine is training providers in The Gambia to deliver health care using portable ultrasound equipment.

The crucial initiative aims to enhance the diagnostic capabilities of medical professionals in The Gambia and improve access to care. The training program focuses on diagnosing heart and lung conditions.

Coffee Across Borders

ECH 1 — "The Design of Coffee" may be one of the most popular electives on the UC Davis campus, but it has also gained popularity at Osaka University. Tonya Kuhl, chair of the UC Davis Department of Chemical Engineering and co-director of the Coffee Center research facility, has taught the class as a three-week intensive international exchange subject at the Japan-based college.