Global Aggies are members of the UC Davis community who are living the Global Affairs mission: to inspire global curiosity, understanding, and engagement.

 

Global Aggies: Challenge Accepted!

June 16, 2020
Thanks to her experiences growing up in Taiwan, immigrating to the U.S., interning with the US Environmental Protection Agency via the UC Davis Washington Program, and studying environmental science in three countries, EEB major Annie Chen is ready to take on the world.

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.

Global Aggies: Serving Nicaraguan Students with Special Needs

February 19, 2020
Last summer, UC Davis biomedical engineering major in the College of Engineering Laura Oelsner traveled to Nicaragua to serve students with special needs and create community programs focused on improving literacy, food security, and vision.

Global Aggies: From Davis to Madrid to Washington D.C. He Goes

January 06, 2020
​​​​​​​From Madrid’s Instituto Internacional to the Center for Mind and Brain at UC Davis, cognitive science major Jorge Murillo has been all about experiential and empirical research. And now he’s embarking on a fellowship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to explore that brain connection. 

Global Aggies: A Summer Researching in Japan

January 03, 2020
After working alongside two Visiting Fulbright Scholars from Romania and a visiting international scholar from Japan, UC Davis global disease biology major Amanda Nguyen was inspired to apply, and was later selected, for the highly competitive NIGINTERN undergraduate student internship in Japan to continue her research on the neurophysiology of itch and nerves.

Global Aggies Film Screening 2019

December 18, 2019
During the 2019 International Education Week at UC Davis, Global Affairs featured short films by UC Davis students describing their study, research, and service experiences from 10 countries around the world. From studying GIS in Bhutan, to protecting sea turtle eggs in Taiwan, to treating elephants in Thailand, and studying fashion design in France, students shared from their wide array of experiences and provide a vision for what is possible for other students at UC Davis.

Global Aggies: The Woman Spearheading African Women in Energy

November 14, 2019
UC Davis Mandela Washington Fellow Adaku Ufere (2018-19, Nigeria) shares how her Mandela Washington Fellowship experience changed her world perspective and influenced her decision to become an agent of change for gender equity in Africa's energy sector.