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Using Art as Expression with English Language Learners

March 27, 2019

Walking the halls of the International Center, you can’t miss the beautiful collection of photographs, sketches and needlework that appear on the 2nd Floor. If you look closely, names and locations are listed on each piece. This collection is the result of ESL Instructor Elizabeth Morrison’s efforts to brighten the hallways in a way that engages and recognizes her students. 

UC Davis Partners with Japanese Universities in Collaborative Online International Education

December 20, 2018

UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education, International has joined the Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) project between the United States and Japan. As a partner of Sophia University, Ochanomizu University and University of Shizuoka, UC Davis will join a network of 10 American and three Japanese universities that will utilize COIL to enhance access to international learning experiences and deepen intercultural and global competencies of their students.

UC Davis researchers among the most-cited in the world

December 07, 2018

Clarivate Analytics has released their annual list with the most highly cited researches around the globe, and 19 aggie researchers have been listed! We are so proud of our institution, for supporting and exposing high quality research, and of our fellow researchers, for their work and representation of our university. 

You can read the article here.

 

Colombia Teachers Come to UC Davis for Teaching Program

November 27, 2018

47 secondary school teachers from the District of Bogotá, Colombia came to UC Davis on November 4, to study teaching methodology and take courses designed to enhance their English language skills. Over the duration of their four-week program, they attended classes on campus and took part in field trips to the Language Academy of Sacramento, the State Capital, Old Sacramento and San Francisco.

UC Davis Awarded Grant to Support Afghan Fulbright Students

October 30, 2018

By Mary Martin-Mabry, digital communications specialist, Global Affairs

Attending graduate school in your country of origin can be demanding, but imagine beginning your professional research or studies thousands of miles from home, in a second language, while trying to adapt to cultural nuances and different academic standards.

#FridayFunFact Need a quick snooze? Visit the UC Davis Nap Map!

September 07, 2018

Good sleeping habits lead to a healthier brain! Scientific studies suggest there is a correlation between a good night sleep and better grades for college students[1].The UC Davis Student Health and Counseling Services recognizes that sleeping is essential for college students to lead happier lives.  Therefore, they developed the UC Davis Nap Map. The Nap Map will show you the best places around campus to recharge your batteries. Just don’t forget to set up the alarm!