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Connecting Across Continents

December 26, 2018
As UC Davis prepares students for an increasingly interconnected and interdependent world, the university has a new vision to provide a meaningful global education to all students, regardless of financial circumstances, ability to travel or other considerations.

Refugees Reclaim a Human Right with Technology

November 05, 2018

Jawad Kaysaneya was in his first year of college, studying to be a civil engineer like his father, when he fled eastern Ghouta shortly after the war started. War derailed his dreams, and continues to do so in Lebanon, where he’s lived since 2012. But dreams have a way of persisting, especially with a little help. The web-based platform where these young Syrian adults are uploading their documents aims to remove obstacles to their aspirations.

How Virtual Reality is Transforming Autism Studies

October 24, 2018

Autism therapists and researchers often use virtual reality to help autistic people rehearse stressful encounters. Peter Mundy, a psychologist with UC Davis developed an application that lets autistic children practice public speaking in a virtual classroom with an audience of eight avatars. 

Via Spectrum News