Thanks to her experiences growing up in Taiwan, immigrating to the U.S., interning with the US Environmental Protection Agency via the UC Davis Washington Program, and studying environmental science in three countries, ESM major Annie Chen is ready to take on the world.
On behalf of Global Affairs at UC Davis, I am writing to echo recent statements from UC Davis Chancellor May and UC Board of Regents Chair Pérez and President Napolitano on the tragic killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Stephon Clark and countless other Black Americans.
The safety and wellbeing of students is our first priority. Global Affairs (including Study Abroad) is monitoring situations related to Coronavirus or COVID-19 in countries in which programs are offered and communicating directly with the campus community.
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.
Studying abroad is an excellent opportunity to experience and learn more about the world while in college. However, for many students, studying abroad may seem intimidating or downright impossible. Whether because of your major or financial situation, taking your education beyond UC Davis might not have crossed your mind, or if it did, was quickly dismissed. Here are six debunked study abroad myths...
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.
Global Affairs and the Global Learning Hub — formerly the Study Abroad Office — have introduced an extensive array of study abroad and internship programs led by UC Davis faculty for the 2019-20 school year. Antarctica, Lebanon and Tanzania are three notable destinations added to UC Davis’ overarching global reach.
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.