Presidential Podium

By Dateline Staff, University News

"After their six-week stay at UC Davis, our 25 Mandela Fellows made a stop in Washington, D.C., where they joined up with other young African leaders who had had similar fellowships this summer at other universities. In greeting the fellows at a town hall on Aug. 4, President Obama acknowledged the Hawkeyes and the Buckeyes, and the Sun Devils and the Fighting Irish in the audience, referring to the mascots of some of the universities that had hosted the fellows. But what about the Aggies? The president singled us out for hosting the the first class of Energy Fellows— 'young people at UC Davis studying new ways to promote clean energy and fight climate change.'"

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