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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.

My Summer Abroad…

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

Global Aggies: Transfer of a Lifetime

August 24, 2018

Leanne Bolaño ’17 is an aspiring political leader in the field of environmental studies. She’s attending law school on a full ride and is passionate about gender equity, global development and environmental justice. As an undergrad, she secured an international fellowship to oversee agricultural research and served as UC Davis president of IGNITE, a national organization that empowers women to pursue leadership careers in political office. She’s exceptionally bright and charismatic—a born leader—and a natural fit for the university.

Lessons on Cultural Leadership - Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Undergraduate Leadership Program

August 02, 2018

In July 2018, three UC Davis undergraduates packed their bags for Sydney to attend the Association of Pacific Rim Universities 2018 Undergraduate Leadership Program. Since 1997, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) has linked knowledge, research power, and policy by connecting leading Asia-Pacific universities to real-world problem solvers.

UC Davis Announced as a Gilman Top Producing Institution

April 09, 2018
The University of California, Davis, has been recognized for its success in making international study and internships more accessible and inclusive for American students of all backgrounds through the Gilman Program.