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Global Aggies: From Davis to Madrid to Washington D.C. He Goes

August 15, 2019
​​​​​​​From Madrid’s Instituto Internacional to the university’s Center for Mind and Brain, cognitive science major Jorge Murillo has been all about experiential and empirical research. And now he’s embarking on a fellowship at the National Institutes of Health to explore that brain connection. 

Global Aggies: Finding “Home” in Narrative Environments

August 15, 2019
Melanie Montoya, a design major at UC Davis, shares her global learning experiences while on campus and abroad—two UCEAP study abroad programs; creating a KDVS radio show centered around design and intercultural learning; joined multiple global on-campus student orgs; a member of the Chancellor’s Job Leadership Shadowing Program; and more!

The Many Flavors Cacao

May 02, 2019
UC Davis students and experts are working to better understand cacao, a vital ingredient necessary not only to chocolate production, but to many people across the world.

Space Still Available in Handful of New Summer Abroad 2019 Programs

March 20, 2019

For students interested in taking their college experience global, UC Davis Summer Abroad is offering six exciting new programs this summer, with enrollment open until April 5, 2019. These programs are taught onsite by UC Davis faculty or in partnership with local faculty:

UC Davis Alumni Using Solar Power to Fight Jaundice on Global Scale

February 14, 2019
With an extra boost in funding after winning the competition's Global Poverty Alleviation Award sponsored by the Blum Center for Developing Economies within Global Affairs during the Graduate School of Management's 2018 Big Bang! Business competition, Scott He and Nicolle Ma are improving jaundice treatment on a global scale.

My Summer Abroad…

October 02, 2018
The California Aggie feature article: UC Davis students share their summer study abroad experiences.