Global Affairs in the Media

Studying abroad broadens horizons, offers unique opportunities

July 07, 2019
Studying abroad gives students the opportunity to explore different cultures, see the world in different ways and broaden their horizons. Traveling to a different country and navigating life as a foreign student presents amazing opportunities, unforgettable experiences and incredible challenges, each of which are reasons to consider studying abroad.

UC Davis welcomes Mandela fellows

July 03, 2019
On June 19, UC Davis welcomed 24 young African professionals for its six-week Mandela Washington Fellowship. The fellows, all leaders in their respective fields, will be in Davis through July 28 for a program organized by UC Davis Global Affairs. This year’s fellows are the fourth cohort that UC Davis has hosted since its inaugural fellowship in 2016.

International graduates face an uncertain future

June 28, 2019
Every year, UC Davis welcomes thousands of international students like Gupta, offering them academic and career growth opportunities that are hard to access in many countries.

Waiting for Work Authorization

June 25, 2019
Colleges are seeing increases in processing times for international students applying for work authorization through the Optional Practical Training, or OPT, program, leaving some students with job or internship offers unable to take up their positions on time.

UC Davis to launch Global Learning Hub

May 22, 2019
UC Davis has announced it will launch a Global Learning Hub in Fall 2019 to help with its ambitious goal of providing all UC Davis students with international and intercultural learning experiences before graduation.

Humphrey Fellows look at climate change

May 03, 2019
Climate change impacts every country on earth and it is becoming increasingly urgent. Four 2018-19 Humphrey Fellows at UC Davis from different continents will share presentations focusing on climate change in their home countries of Bolivia, Russia, Tanzania and Estonia.

Fourth annual Davis Cherry Blossom Festival held

April 16, 2019
UC Davis Global Affairs co-sponsored the free festival — which took place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 6 and from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m on Sunday, April 7 — and has grown exponentially to become a full-fledged regional music festival in addition to it being a celebration of Japanese culture and spring.

Lecture: The Arab world between revolution and counterrevolution

April 15, 2019
Often referred to in the media as “the Red Prince” for his pro-democracy stance, Alaoui is an outspoken advocate for constitutional monarchy in Morocco. He is a graduate of Princeton University, earned his doctorate in Middle Eastern studies at Oxford University, and is currently a research associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University."