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Global Affairs Announces First UC Davis Campus Global Theme

April 19, 2019
UC Davis is launching its first Campus Global Theme: “Food for Thought: Feeding Ourselves, Feeding the Planet.” This complex topic for the inaugural series of programs was chosen by the Global Education for All Steering Committee to advance global learning and UC Davis efforts towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by connecting the entire campus community to programming that is personally, academically and professionally significant.

Protecting Small Farms in Mozambique From Drought

April 12, 2019
A UC Davis team of agricultural economists is testing whether insured seeds can increase food security for farmers who regularly risk losing crops to extreme weather. In Mozambique, this includes flooding from a rare but catastrophic cyclone like Idai in 2019 but is more likely to be extreme drought that can strike in any year.

UC Davis MBA Team Completes Global Centers Project in Chile

April 10, 2019
To spur its Global Centers strategy, UC Davis Global Affairs partnered with the Graduate School of Management (GSM) to engage a team of six part-time MBA students through the Integrated Management Project, the school’s capstone course. The team’s project involved surveying stakeholders on campus and traveling to Chile for meetings with institutions—in tandem with researching and developing a strategy for the first UC Davis Global Center within Global Affairs.

Study Abroad Led a Biotech Major toward International Work

March 28, 2019
Budding photographer Matthew Dea has a passion for traveling. He’s also a senior at UC Davis majoring in biotechnology with a minor in linguistics. His passion for travel led him to study abroad in South Africa — in the Fall 2018 UC Education Abroad Program (UCEAP).

Big Ideas: Connecting Across Continents

March 20, 2019
As UC Davis prepares students for an increasingly interconnected and interdependent world, the university has a new vision to provide a meaningful global education to all students, regardless of financial circumstances, ability to travel or other considerations.

Bringing the Best and Brightest: Chancellor’s Awardee Acknowledged for Helping International Scholars Come to UC Davis

March 19, 2019
One of the honorees this year was Jennifer Aten, a human resources analyst in the Department of Neurology at UC Davis Health. She was nominated by the international scholar services team working within Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS) for her exemplary service and tremendous impact on our international scholar community, as well as the campus community.

Celebrating International Women's Day

March 08, 2019
With International Women’s Day being a time to reflect on progress made and to continue to call for change, while celebrating the courage and determination of women, some of UC Davis' 2018-19 UN Millennium Fellows and current Global Education for All Student Advisory Committee took the time to do just that.

Chancellor’s Awardees, Study Abroad Instructors, Faculty Researchers Celebrated at International Connections Reception

March 07, 2019
For the third year, UC Davis honored those on campus advancing the research, teaching, and service mission of UC Davis through their international engagement with Chancellor’s Awards for International Engagement. The annual reception and awards ceremony also featured the announcement of the Academic Senate’s inaugural Excellence in Teaching in Study Abroad Awards for Academic Senate and Academic Federation members—which were followed by recognition of this year’s recipients of various Global Affairs grant and development programs.