‘A Global Effort’: Public Health, Medicine, and International Education in the Time of COVID-19

May 06, 2020
NAFSA's International Educator spoke with Allison Brashear, dean of the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) School of Medicine, and Diana Farmer, chair of the UC Davis Department of Surgery and surgeon-in-chief of UC Davis Children’s Hospital, about the intersection of global medicine and international education, particularly during the current pandemic.

Winners of the U21 & PwC Innovation Challenge 2019-20 Announced

March 27, 2020
Universitas 21 (U21) and PwC are pleased to announce the three winners of the U21/PwC Innovation Challenge competition 2019/20.  Congratulations to James Tait from the University of Melbourne, Daniel Student from the University of California, Davis and Christopher Girardi also from the University of Melbourne.

UC Davis dining facility celebrates diversity

March 13, 2020
The University of California has built a $34 million dining facility that offers international dishes from Indian shrimp curry to Tuscan kale and white bean soup in a bid to celebrate diversity and make overseas students “feel more at home”. 

Former mayor helps students prepare for a globalized world

January 10, 2020
As mayor of the city of Davis from 2016 through 2018, Robb Davis was tasked with guiding the city through a divisive and turbulent time in national politics that at times played out locally. As mayor, Davis approached that challenge by trying to “help people work together to solve problems,” he said. It’s a common thread that runs through his new work at UC Davis.

International Education Week celebrates global education and worldwide exchange

November 27, 2019
UC Davis is celebrating International Education Week from Nov. 18 to Nov. 22, 2019 — a nationally recognized event resulting from a joint initiative between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education. This week is a result of “efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn and exchange experiences,” according to the International Education Week website.