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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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:
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.