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Global Experiences Take Students to All 7 Continents

May 23, 2019
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.

Diverse Perspectives, One Global Classroom

May 22, 2019
Through its newly launched Curriculum Enhancement Through Global Learning program, Global Affairs offers a professional learning opportunity for faculty looking to ensure their course content and teaching is preparing students to become global citizens. The program sparked a virtual classroom collaboration for one such faculty member.

Chancellor Leads Delegation in France

May 21, 2019
Chancellor Gary S. May traveled to France, leading a university delegation to establish and enhance UC Davis partnerships with French institutions.

UC Davis Launches Global Strategic Planning Effort 

May 21, 2019
UC Davis’ 10-year strategic plan, “To Boldly Go,” is the guiding document for taking the university to new heights of distinction. The plan’s five ambitious goals include global elements that require further articulation, action steps, and concrete measurements of success. The planning effort to develop this roadmap in the form of the first comprehensive UC Davis Global Strategic Plan is now underway, spearheaded by a committee of faculty, students, and staff from all corners of campus.

New Opportunities Open as UC Davis Joins UN Networks

May 15, 2019
The University of California, Davis, has recently been accepted to join two United Nations (UN) networks: the UN Academic Impact (UNAI) and the U.S. Chapter of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN USA).

The Right Blend

May 09, 2019
Morning coffee is a part of many daily routines –– but with coffee shops on every corner in metropolitan areas, we tend to take coffee for granted. However, UC Davis students enrolled in the online Just Coffee course are getting a new, globally-conscious perspective on the caffeinated beverage.

New Global Learning Hub Launching Fall 2019 at UC Davis

May 07, 2019
The Global Learning Hub is envisioned as a locus of the UC Davis commitment for Global Education for All and will link programming and resources across campus that support student access to global learning.

Global Aggies: What Does it Mean to be an Other?

April 30, 2019
Radhika Marwaha is a second year international student from Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Encouraged by her parents and grandparents to pursue a higher education in the United States, she came to UC Davis to study, but also to find a sense of belonging.

The Many Flavors Cacao

April 26, 2019
UC Davis students and experts are working to better understand cacao, a vital ingredient necessary not only to chocolate production, but to many people across the world. A part of the pursuit is sharing knowledge to better understand the complex challenges and issues in the wide world of chocolate production. Graduate student and Blum Center grantee Madeline Weeks studies the social, economic and environmental dimensions of fine flavors of cacao and chocolate.

Global Affairs Announces First UC Davis Campus Global Theme

April 19, 2019
UC Davis is launching its first Campus Global Theme: “Food for Thought: Feeding Ourselves, Feeding the Planet.” This complex topic for the inaugural series of programs was chosen by the Global Education for All Steering Committee to advance global learning and UC Davis efforts towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by connecting the entire campus community to programming that is personally, academically and professionally significant.