Baseball holds a meaningful place in American culture, and for International English Program student Sou Koguma, a true American experience meant that he would visit the country’s most emblematic baseball stadiums. Sou has walked through the historic entrance of Chicago’s Wrigley Field and cheered alongside New York’s Yankees fans at Yankee Stadium. Sou’s interest in baseball and ambition took him places he had always dreamed of seeing.
Being nicknamed “Bike Capital USA” means Davis is filled with thousands of new students and bicycles every year. That also makes it a target for bicycle thieves. Hundreds of bicycles are stolen around campus and the city of Davis. It is important to take precautions in order to avoid these incidents. A few key tips to decrease your chances of having your bicycle stolen are listed below:
Efforts to develop a sustainable community have granted UC Davis a #3 in the world ranking for campus sustainability. In April 2017, the International Center made its debut as a LEED Certified Gold building. But, what does LEED Certified Gold mean? The United States Environmental Protection Agency created the LEED rating system (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) to promote the constructions of buildings –from residential to commercial– that positively impact the well-being of people and the planet.
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.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!
Throughout the summer break, IEPP’s student assistants are working hard at the International Center to add to our students’ experiences in and around Davis and the region. They host events, direct field trips, lead activities, and more importantly, they love helping international students adjust to their new home.
Just like our American students, they come from unique backgrounds and hometowns. While some are from Northern California, others come from across the United States and abroad!
IEPP Students: come join our picnic at the Davis Central Park on April 18th, from 4:15pm-8pm! During this time, the famous Davis Farmer’s Market will have food trucks, local farmer produces, music and performances. Before the midterm season hits, make sure you come to enjoy the relaxing and warm spring evening with your friends.
This Friday from 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm, April 6th 2018, consists of a lively evening on the UC Davis Quad, brought by the ASUCD Entertainment Council. Every spring quarter, Associated Students of UC Davis host this spring concert with a special (shhh! Always a secret until revealed) music artist whose identity will be disclosed on April 2nd, 2018! Previous main artists who have performed at Lawntopia include: EDM DJ Elephante, Mako, Giraffage, and Zion I.