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2023-24 Seed Grants for International Activities Propel Innovative Projects to Greater Heights

The ninth annual International Connections Reception, which will be hosted by Global Affairs on March 7, 2024, will bring together the UC Davis community to celebrate several award and grant programs, including the 2023-24 recipients of Global Affairs Seed Grants for International Activities. Partnering with UC Davis colleges and schools, the Office of Research and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Global Affairs provides Seed Grants for International Activities t

Four Faculty and Staff Honored for Global Engagement at UC Davis and Around the World (2023-24)

Four faculty and staff members from UC Davis are being recognized for their outstanding global engagement work with two key awards: the Chancellor’s Award for International Engagement and the Excellence in Teaching for Global Learning Award. These awards recognize the outstanding work of UC Davis faculty and staff in international education, research and service.  

A Backpack to Help Refugees

This month’s guest on Face to Face With Chancellor May is a student who came to UC Davis to help refugees preserve their access to higher education — all while completing her own studies.

Dheera Dusanapudi is a junior studying international relations and religious studies, and works as the student lead for the Article 26 Backpack, a program that offers refugees face-to-face counseling and a cloud storage platform to preserve important records like transcripts and diplomas.

MRCG at LSHTM to Enhance Cardiac Care Through Innovative Ultrasound Training

A team from UC Davis and the University of Minnesota designed an intensive training program on Point of Care Ultrasound Echocardiography for healthcare professionals in The Gambia. UC Davis physicians involved in the program include Dr. Christine McBeth, course director, along with  Drs. Juliette Gerardo, Brent Oftedal, Yeoshina Pillay and Averyl Shindruk.