Education

Championing Rights for All Migrants

June 21, 2019
UC Davis Professor of Law Leticia Saucedo believes UC Davis could play a crucial role in helping individuals who are being exploited and dehumanized through a proposed center focusing on migration and at-risk migrants. This center would be a part of the triune of centers around the Global Human Rights Big Idea.

Regulska Top Global Educator

June 04, 2019
Joanna Regulska, champion of the Global Education for All Big Idea was honored with the Senior International Officer Award from the Institute for International Education.

The Right Blend

May 09, 2019
Morning coffee is a part of many daily routines –– but with coffee shops on every corner in metropolitan areas, we tend to take coffee for granted. However, UC Davis students enrolled in the online Just Coffee course are getting a new, globally-conscious perspective on the caffeinated beverage.

LAURELS: A Medal for Keith David Watenpaugh

February 19, 2019

Two Big Ideas champions and a Big Ideas faculty member have received national recognition for their groundbreaking work in their respective fields. Keith David Watenpaugh is the champion of the Global Human Rights Big Idea. David Slaughter is the champion of the Smart Farm Big Idea and Allen Van Deynze serves as a faculty member alongside Slaughter.

Via UC Davis News

Educating the Global Citizen

January 07, 2019

Finding ways to give students global experience through trips to other U.S. communities, local internships with multinational companies or diverse living arrangements on campus will play a major role in the Global Education for All initiative, said Joanna Regulska, vice provost and associate chancellor of Global Affairs.

Via UC Davis Magazine

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.

My Global Education: A New World Perspective

August 23, 2018

In June of 2018, 25 young professionals and leaders from 17 Sub-Saharan African countries arrived at UC Davis for a six-week fellowship program, part of a larger cohort of 700 young leaders dispersed to select universities across the country, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Read this student's account of the importance of global education and UC Davis' role in making it available to all. 

Via Global Affairs