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Student Team Wins Amazon Alexa Artificial Intelligence Challenge

December 11, 2018
A team of students from the University of California, Davis, has won the global 2018 Amazon Alexa Prize and a $500,000 prize for creating a “chatbot” that can converse engagingly with humans on a range of topics such as entertainment, sports, politics, technology and fashion.

UC Davis Streamlines Services for International Students and Scholars

November 14, 2018

By Jeané Blunt

"When most people think about UC Davis – agriculture, animal science, and even Gunrock the mustang may come to mind. They likely don’t realize that UC Davis is home to more than 10,000 international students and scholars and has over 150 partnerships across 45 countries. UC Davis is also consistently ranked among the top universities hosting and producing Fulbright scholars and students.

Humanizing Deportation exhibit continues at I-House

November 02, 2018
A month-long program at International House Davis that features personal stories of deportation in order to humanize what is often a discussion based more on policy and statistics has been extended into December.

‘African Lionesses’ to Share Stories of Success and Struggles

October 30, 2018
"True gems of Africa” and other speakers are on the program for next week’s African Lioness Symposium, presented by the UC Davis Blum Center for Developing Economies, a unit of Global Affairs, and the Davis-based Tese Foundation.

UC Davis Awarded Grant to Support Afghan Fulbright Students

October 25, 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.

Africa comes to Davis

October 23, 2018

By Enterprise Staff

"The Tese Foundation’s annual Women and Girls Tea fundraiser, this year themed “Out of Africa,” will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at the newly renovated Veterans Memorial Center, 305 E. 14th St. in Davis.

Campus and Community Find Common Ground for Eid al-Adha Celebration

October 16, 2018
The UC Davis Muslim Student Association and the Islamic Center of Davis partnered with Global Affairs to host a community celebration of Eid al-Adha, helping to make campus feel like a place where people can freely express their identity.

UC Davis Humphrey Fellows give first hand experiences with GRID

September 27, 2018
GRID has partnered with UC Davis Humphrey Fellows once again this year. Fellows joined GRID at their CA Adaptation Forum; Clean Technology tour and even participated in a install in Lincoln, CA. GRID Alternatives spoke with Marlon and Gadri about their experiences with solar and GRID and how this experience will help them in the future.