News

TExt ehree

Opening a Backpack – Opening the Way Back to University

June 01, 2017
Since 2013, an international team of university professionals, and human rights professionals led by UC Davis Professor and Director of Human Rights Studies, Keith David Watenpaugh have been seeking ways to address the impact of the war in Syria on higher education and in particular how to help young refugees return to university.

Farms to Feed the Future

April 28, 2017
The many intersections surrounding food and agriculture—from labor and the economy to health and the environment to globalization and even ethical considerations—result in several urgent issues arising at the same time.

International Center Grand Opening

April 25, 2017
The International Center held its grand opening ceremony April 21. The center provides the physical presence that will encourage the development of Global Education for All, an initiative aimed at giving all students an international experience by the time they graduate.

Improving the Lives of Families

April 15, 2017
When 16-year-old Kira Duley wants to tell her mom how she’s feeling, she does a Google image search. For love, she points to a heart.

Big Ideas: These 13 Are Moving Forward

January 17, 2017
UC Davis announced the Big Ideas that will help propel the university’s second comprehensive fundraising campaign. These Big Ideas, generated by members of the university community, offer ways that UC Davis can positively impact the world while also capturing the imagination of potential donors.

Firearms Research: The Gunfighter

April 30, 2013
With his crisp blue suit and wire-framed spectacles, Garen Wintemute hardly looked frightening as he stepped to the podium on a spring day in 2013 to address a conference on pediatric emergency medicine in San Francisco. But his presence there made the organizers nervous.