July 2020 Global Learning Newsletter

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Global Learning Newsletter — July 2020

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Study Abroad & Student Life

UC Davis Quarter Abroad – Spring 2021

Enrollment opens in September for Quarter Abroad Spring 2021 programs: Pharmaceutical Chemistry in Taiwan and Language and Culture in Spain. Create a Study Abroad account (only takes a minute) to receive updates about enrollment, information sessions, and deadlines.

Global Aggies: Challenge Accepted!

After growing up in Taiwan, studying environmental science in three countries, and interning with the US Environmental Protection Agency via the UC Davis Washington Program, Annie Chen is ready to take on the world.

Preparing Global Leaders – School of Veterinary Medicine Magazine

Twelve UC Davis veterinary students ventured abroad to participate in One Health research projects, conservation efforts, and educational experiences.

UC Davis MBA Integrated Management Project in Switzerland

A team of six UC Davis Graduate School of Management MBA students from three countries traveled to Zurich, Switzerland (video spotlight) to present to executives from ABB Group on electric car charging technology.

Virtual Global Learning

UC Davis Global Career Development Series

The UC Davis Global Learning Hub has launched a free virtual event series for undergraduate, graduate, postdoc, and professional students. Register for upcoming Zoom events and info sessions that enhance global career development or browse previously recorded events.

Kagumu’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Webinar Series

Wednesdays at 12 p.m., July 8 – August 5: This interactive series will introduce students to the 17 United Nations SDGs and cover sustainable development at home and how to measure your carbon footprint. Students will also embark on a live virtual tour of Colombia's most famous archeological site: the Lost City. Sign up.

Global Leadership and Internships

Global Entrepreneurship – Virtual Experiential Program

On this program through People & Friends, participants will compare five different start-up ecosystems, develop their own start-up challenge projects, and engage in different virtual reality experiences that enhance team building skills, cultural awareness, and digital career readiness. Deadline: July 15.

Paper Airplanes English Tutor – Fall Quarter

Are you interested in tutoring Syrian refugees and other individuals affected by conflict? Do you have two hours a week to spare? Apply to become a Paper Airplanes online English tutor. Tutors will be matched one-on-one with a student and will be provided training and a curriculum. Deadline: July 30.

Competitions, Challenges, and Funding

Imagining America PAGE and JGS Fellows Program

Imagining America invites graduate and undergraduate students with an interest in public scholarship or artistic practice and activism to apply for the 2020 Publicly Active Graduate Education (PAGE) and IA/Joy of Giving Something (JGS) fellowships. Deadline: July 17.

U21 Graduate Collaborative Research Awards

Obtain financial support to conduct cross-disciplinary research with other universities in the U21 network. Virtual and digital solutions for collaboration will be prioritized. Up to $30,000 available in funding. Deadline: August 7.

Fulbright Virtual Advising – U.S. Scholar Awards in the Western Hemisphere

Join Fulbright staff on July 8, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. to learn about awards located in the Western Hemisphere. Specialized program staff will present on the region, offer application advice, and answer questions. Applications for the academic year 2021-22 are now open. Deadline: September 15.

Upcoming Info Sessions and Events

Tapping into Your Global Self – Panel for Grad and Postdoctoral Researchers in Health-Related Fields

Wednesday, July 15, 4 p.m. Do you know that your global experience is powerful, but not sure how it will play out in your career? Join a group of PhD professionals as they reflect on the importance of global experience on their journey and their current roles. Presented in collaboration with the FUTURE program. Register.

Peace Corps – Helping You Prepare for Your Global Professional Future

Wednesday, July 22, 1 p.m. Did you know returned Peace Corps volunteers receive lifetime eligibility for certain grad school fellowships and one year of preferential hiring for federal positions? Most importantly, they receive a life changing experience that develops leadership skills and opens doors professionally and academically. Register.

Women in Tech – Mentor and Instructor Info Session

Wednesday, August 12, 10 a.m. This program aspires to help displaced women obtain technical and life-long career skills to build their professional career. Join this info session to learn what it takes to become a mentor or instructor of online courses in web development or business analytics. Open to undergraduate, graduate, or professional students. Register.


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About the Global Learning Hub at UC Davis

Through the Global Learning Hub, each and every UC Davis student can find global learning opportunities available on campus, in the region, and across all seven continents. The hub’s network of local and global academic, experiential, and leadership programs helps develop capacity for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students to engage with global issues and make a difference in the world as the next generation of global problem solvers. Search global learning opportunities across UC Davis.

As a part of Global Affairs, the Global Learning Hub aims to inspire global curiosity, understanding, and engagement.

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