The award recipients: Elizabeth Mitcham, second from left; Kurt Kornbluth, center; and Alan Bennett, second from right. They are flanked by Ralph J. Hexter, interim chancellor, and Joanna Regulska, vice provost and associate chancellor of Global Affairs. (Chanae Allred/UC Davis photo)

By Dateline Staff, Strategic Communications

"Kurt Kornbluth and Elizabeth Mitcham are the recipients of UC Davis’ inaugural Chancellor’s International Engagement Achievement Awards, while Alan Bennett received an honorable mention.

Interim Chancellor Ralph J. Hexter presented the awards during a ceremony in the multipurpose room of the new International Center.

“Our tendency to form strong global connections and think beyond borders is one of the reasons why the Times Higher Education rankings this year rated us the fourth most international public university in the nation,” Hexter said."

Read the full story at UC Davis News.