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“Quaran-times”: Life as an International Student in the U.S. During COVID-19

May 27, 2020
As someone who grew up in the scorching summers in Dubai, winter quarters are never my favorite. I usually spend all my early-sunset days indoors and tend to complete the maximum course load to take advantage of not going outside over the weekend, for instance. Winter 2020 was no different.

Global Aggies: Lessons from a Virtual Sustainable Development Goals Internship

May 15, 2020
The inaugural SDG Interns are Christal Juarez, a fourth-year anthropology major in the College of Letters and Science, and Jeanett Lor, a fourth-year human development major in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Through the SDG framework, which provides concrete steps to achieve sustainable development across the planet’s economic, social and environmental dimensions, these interns are working with a shared global ethos and connecting with people throughout the world who are also dedicated to their fulfillment.

5 Ways to Find Remote Global Learning Experiences This Summer

May 04, 2020
Despite travel and physical distance restrictions implemented during this coronavirus pandemic, opportunities to take part in global learning this summer still abound, and the Global Learning Hub within Global Affairs at UC Davis is here to help.

Celebrating UC Davis’ Remarkable Women

April 30, 2020
A congresswoman, an astronaut, academic groundbreakers, the university’s first female chancellor and more: UC Davis is highlighting 55 of its most significant women in history, including Ann Veneman ’70, the first and only woman to serve as U.S. secretary of agriculture (and Global Education for Advisory Council Member), as part of a celebration marking the 150th anniversary of the admission of women to the University of California.

How to Grow a Global Classroom

April 22, 2020
During a UC Davis Global Affairs panel “Integrating Global Learning in the Classroom—Lessons from UC Davis Faculty” three faculty, who participated in the Global Affairs  Curriculum  Enhancement  Through Global Learning  2018–19 cohort, shared how they are integrating global learning outcomes, activities, and assessments into their courses and teaching techniques. 

The Land of Fire and Ice

April 21, 2020
While many students study abroad to fulfill a language requirement, or to learn more about the culture of a country, UC Davis water polo players Julia Hartmann and Allyson Clague went for an entirely different purpose — thermodynamics.