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Global Aggies: Serving Nicaraguan Students with Special Needs

February 18, 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.

Gain Global Business Experience as a Sociology Major

January 29, 2020
Through study abroad, UC Davis Sociology - Organizational Studies major Adrian Gonzales '20 encountered operations of international markets firsthand. This global learning opportunity leaves him eager to enter the diverse business world and to continue broadening his worldview.

Making the International Relations Major Personal Through Global Learning

November 21, 2019
Through global learning opportunities abroad and on campus, International Relations major Cameron Lallana '20 attained a personal, hands-on education during his time at UC Davis. Global learning prepared him to pursue a career in radio journalism focused on educating on international politics and culture.

Instructional Technology Abroad

October 30, 2019

Surya Jones, a guest blogger for The Wheel, wrote the following piece on her experience using Canvas while studying abroad. 

Baguettes and wine. Tea and crumpets. Fish and chips. Canvas and Moodle?

New Lineup of Study Abroad Programs Announced for 2020

September 25, 2019
For students interested in adding global experiences to their careers at UC Davis, the Global Learning Hub is pleased to announce an exciting lineup of 2020 faculty-led study abroad and internship programs. This includes new programs in Tanzania, Lebanon, Antarctica and a variety of locations in Latin America, Asia and Europe.

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

August 15, 2019
​​​​​​​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: 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.

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.