International programs

Louise Ferguson Named President-Elect of the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS)

July 30, 2019
Louise Ferguson, faculty member in Plant Sciences, UC Davis, and Cooperative Extension pomology specialist for California, is the new President-elect of the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS), a professional academic society. This appointment will be followed by a year as ASHS President and a year as Chairman of the ASHS Board of Directors.

‘Just Coffee’ Course Brings Global Perspective to Students

June 04, 2019
UC Davis students in the online 'Just Coffee' course get a new, globally-conscious perspective on the caffeinated beverage. The course was the inspiration of Patrick Brown, Professor of Plant Sciences, who imagined the course as an opportunity for students to gain an understanding of the interconnectedness of the global food system through coffee. (video included)

Allen Van Deynze Receives Excellence in Research Award

May 10, 2019
Allen Van Deynze, Seed Biotechnology Center and Plant Breeding Center, received the Academic Federation’s 'Excellence in Research Award'. He conducts groundbreaking research globally, and has received more than $12 million in research funding.

Enhancing Curricula for Students to Learn Globally

April 09, 2019
Professor Li Tian in Plant Sciences is preparing students for global challenges in a new Curriculum Enhancement through Global Learning program (a faculty training program) at UC Davis.