Education

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

A Matter of Rights

June 19, 2017
Keith Watenpaugh discusses his efforts to help refugees access higher education. It is his and his colleagues' goal to make human rights an elemental pillar in UC Davis' global footprint by cultivating research and innovation in human rights with the Institute for Global Human Rights in the 21st Century.

Journey to Nepal Is Pilot for Seminar Abroad Programs

June 06, 2017
UC Davis Study Abroad’s first journey to the Himalayan region will take place between fall and winter quarters, in a pilot project aimed at giving more students the opportunity for global experiences.

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.