The University of California has built a $34 million dining facility that offers international dishes from Indian shrimp curry to Tuscan kale and white bean soup in a bid to celebrate diversity and make overseas students “feel more at home”.
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Four faculty and staff members spanning four UC Davis colleges, schools, and units were honored by Chancellor Gary S. May as Chancellor’s Awards for International Engagement recipients. One member of the Academic Senate and one member of the Academic Federation received the Academic Senate’s Excellence in Teaching in Study Abroad Awards. This year’s recipients of various Global Affairs grant and development programs were also announced, including the inaugural Grants for Advancing Sustainable Development Goals.
The Global Education for All Fellowship is a campuswide student committee created to further develop and implement Global Education for All—a goal aiming to provide 100% of UC Davis undergraduate, graduate, and professional students with global learning opportunities.
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.
UC Davis is celebrating International Education Week from Nov. 18 to Nov. 22, 2019 — a nationally recognized event resulting from a joint initiative between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education. This week is a result of “efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn and exchange experiences,” according to the International Education Week website.
Wesley Young earned his bachelor’s degree in political science at UC Davis and his Ph.D. in international relations at UC Berkeley. He has been with UC Davis Global Affairs since 2003 and is now Director of Services for International Students and Scholars.