Colleges are seeing increases in processing times for international students applying for work authorization through the Optional Practical Training, or OPT, program, leaving some students with job or internship offers unable to take up their positions on time.
Part of the college experience is figuring out what you don’t want to do. Passion, like discovery, is found through trial and error. Biological sciences and psychology senior Wenzhe Li rotated through two labs at UC Davis before finding a muse in cytoplasmic dynein, a motor protein used for intracellular transport.
A UC Davis team of five international undergraduate students has earned a spot in the finals at the 29th Annual Institute of Food Technologists Student Association (IFTSA) Product Development Competition with their Oakaranchi Crackers - a nutrient-packed cracker made from okara, the soy pulp by-product of soybean processing.
Ambassador Jeffrey Bleich, a lawyer, diplomat, and educator who currently serves as a special master in federal multi-district litigation and as Chair of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, will be the keynote speaker for the 2019 International Graduation Celebration at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) Pavilion.
Radhika Marwaha is a second year international student from Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Encouraged by her parents and grandparents to pursue a higher education in the United States, she came to UC Davis to study, but also to find a sense of belonging.
Let there be no doubt: At UC Davis, we highly value our international researchers, scholars and students. Indeed, our international relationships and collaborations form an essential part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion. All members of our community have contributed to our excellence in research, teaching and service.
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.
We join with the rest of the world in mourning the tragedy of the recent terrorism in Christchurch, New Zealand. We are saddened by all acts of senseless violence against innocent and defenseless people because of their faith or religious identity. At UC Davis we are committed to diversity, kindness, compassion, being a home for those who share these values, and a refuge for those who need it. These values cannot and will not be shaken by this attack.