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  • Scholar Spotlight – Karla Reyes

    Originally from Honduras, and currently working on a PhD in Spain, Karla Reyes comes to UC Santa Cruz focused on advancing technology used for the rehabilitation of the blind. Home Institution: Center for Biomedical Technology at the Technical University of Madrid Field: Biomedical engineering, assistive technology UCSC Faculty Sponsor: Professor Roberto Manduchi In our conversation, we learn about…

    Scholar Spotlight – Karla Reyes

  • Scholar Spotlight – Ines Erkizia-Santamaria

    From the Basque region of Spain, Ines Erkizia-Santamaria comes to UC Santa Cruz with an appetite for neuropsychopharmacology research. Home Institution: Universidad del País Vasco UPV/EHU (University of the Basque Country) Field: Neuropsychopharmacology UCSC Faculty Sponsor: Professor Yi Zuo In our conversation, we learn about Ines’ research and interest in UCSC. GE: Please share a brief overview of the field…

    Scholar Spotlight – Ines Erkizia-Santamaria

  • UCSC student joins APRU global citizenship program

    Nina Bindra, a third-year student double majoring in Psychology and Sociology, joins the inaugural cohort of 30 students chosen from 200 applicants to participate in the Association of Pacific Rim Universities’ SDG Education for Global Citizenship program (SDG4GC). The intercultural, transdisciplinary, and interactive program fosters global citizenship among students from 60 universities in 19 economies…

    UCSC student joins APRU global citizenship program

  • Fulbright IEA Award allows opportunity for broadening partner connections

    In October 2022, George Sabo, director of Global Initiatives, traveled to France with a delegation of representatives from U.S. institutions as part of the Fulbright International Education Administrators (IEA) Seminar to learn about the French higher education system, and explore new potential institutional connections for UC Santa Cruz. The delegation was composed of representatives in…

    Fulbright IEA Award allows opportunity for broadening partner connections

  • A successful Global Learning fair encourages experiential learning for all on campus

    On October 19, 2022, Global Learning hosted its annual Global Learning Opportunities Fair, an all-day event that introduces students to the numerous global experiential learning options available to them while at UCSC. A steady stream of hundreds of students flowed through the Quarry Plaza excited to learn about UCSC’s faculty-led Global Seminars, Partner Programs, Global…

    A successful Global Learning fair encourages experiential learning for all on campus

  • International delegations visit UCSC to develop and strengthen partnerships

    This fall, delegations from Queen’s University Belfast and Aarhus University visit UCSC while touring the main campus and coastal science campus, bringing opportunities for new and deepening partnerships. Michael Alcorn, Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Music, and Anya O’Connor, Senior International Officer from Queen’s University Belfast visited campus on October 25th to discuss the establishment of a new partnership…

    International delegations visit UCSC to develop and strengthen partnerships

  • International students gain hands-on research experience at UCSC through the ISRP

    During summer 2022, nine international undergraduate students traveled to UCSC to participate in the International Summer Research Program (ISRP), conducted in collaboration with the Baskin School of Engineering. The faculty who participated were David Lee of Computational Media, Colleen Josephson of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Shaowei Chen of Chemistry & Biochemistry. Students who participated came from…

    International students gain hands-on research experience at UCSC through the ISRP

  • George Sabo receives Fulbright IEA Award

    Director of Global Initiatives George Sabo has been awarded the Fulbright International Education Administrators (IEA) award to France. Sabo will travel in October 2022 to the Loire region of France, to Nantes and Angers, followed by Paris where he will participate in briefings, campus visits, appointments with selected government officials, networking, and cultural activities, organized…

    George Sabo receives Fulbright IEA Award

  • Immigration Update

    U.S. lifts COVID-19 test requirement for international travel As of 12:01 a.m. ET on June 12, 2022, CDC will no longer require air passengers traveling from a foreign country to the United States to show a negative COVID-19 viral test or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before they board their flight. For more information, see Rescission: Requirement…


  • UCSC faculty reflect on the Global Classrooms experience

    In 2020, the Global Classrooms initiative was launched by the Division of Global Engagement to increase opportunity and access to global learning opportunities for all students. The initiative introduces Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) to courses – a pedagogical approach that leverages online learning technologies and project-based learning to incorporate international experiences for students in the classroom. Melvin Cox,…


  • Collaborations key to global learning for all

    The Division of Global Engagement builds connections across campus to expand global learning opportunities for all students which also supports the Beyond the Classroom priority of our Student Success Initiative. One recent partnership with the Department of Psychology has resulted in the  Psychology and Cognitive Science Internship. This new program allows students to explore career goals, expand…


  • International Virtual Student Exchange brings new opportunities

    In an effort to increase opportunity and access to global learning as outlined in our Strategic Plan for Internationalization, UC Santa Cruz is participating in an online virtual course exchange (VSE) through our membership in the Association of Pacific-Rim Universities (APRU). Launched in fall 2021, this program provides UCSC students with the opportunity to enroll in one online academic course…


Last modified: Jul 19, 2023