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

August 15, 2019
​​​​​​​From Madrid’s Instituto Internacional to the university’s Center for Mind and Brain, 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 to explore that brain connection. 

Global Aggies: Finding “Home” in Narrative Environments

August 15, 2019
Melanie Montoya, a design major at UC Davis, shares her global learning experiences while on campus and abroad—two UCEAP study abroad programs; creating a KDVS radio show centered around design and intercultural learning; joined multiple global on-campus student orgs; a member of the Chancellor’s Job Leadership Shadowing Program; and more!

The Many Flavors Cacao

May 02, 2019
UC Davis students and experts are working to better understand cacao, a vital ingredient necessary not only to chocolate production, but to many people across the world.

New Global Learning Hub Launching Fall 2019 at UC Davis

April 01, 2019
The Global Learning Hub is envisioned as a locus of the UC Davis commitment for Global Education for All and will link programming and resources across campus that support student access to global learning.

Space Still Available in Handful of New Summer Abroad 2019 Programs

March 20, 2019

For students interested in taking their college experience global, UC Davis Summer Abroad is offering six exciting new programs this summer, with enrollment open until April 5, 2019. These programs are taught onsite by UC Davis faculty or in partnership with local faculty:

UC Davis Alumni Using Solar Power to Fight Jaundice on Global Scale

February 14, 2019
With an extra boost in funding after winning the competition's Global Poverty Alleviation Award sponsored by the Blum Center for Developing Economies within Global Affairs during the Graduate School of Management's 2018 Big Bang! Business competition, Scott He and Nicolle Ma are improving jaundice treatment on a global scale.

Medieval Multiculturalism: An Immersion in Three Cultures

December 14, 2018

Written by Jeffrey Day, content strategist in the College of Letters and Science

The UC Davis Summer Abroad course “Three Cultures of Medieval Spain” immerses student scholars in a world where Muslim, Christian, and Jewish communities coexisted and spawned a flowering of scientific, artistic, and architectural achievement.

Brighton’s Shopping Hot Spot: North Laine

December 05, 2018
Emily Cowan, a UCEAP United Kingdom Alum. "Charming and unique, North Laine is an area in Brighton teaming with quaint shops that perfectly coincide with the retro, beachy vibe of the city. Pink, blue, and yellow pennants are strung from the buildings, creating a cheerful, inviting atmosphere. North Laine has it all..."

Biology on the Emerald Isle: Study Abroad Program Provides Transformative Experiences

October 02, 2018

By Greg Watry, College of Biological Sciences

Joanne Newens entered UC Davis as a nutrition major on the pre-med track. At first, courses in the biological sciences were steppingstones on the path to medical school. She enrolled in prerequisites, spent time studying in the library and attended lectures. But something was missing from her life in academia.

My Summer Abroad…

October 02, 2018
The California Aggie feature article: UC Davis students share their summer study abroad experiences.