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UCGHI at 2023 NorCal Climate and Health Symposium

December 1, 2023
UCGHI Director of Education, Dr. Oladele Ogunseitan, and UCGHI Center for Planetary Health Co-Director, Dr. Woutrina Smith participated in a session at the 2023 NorCal Climate and Health Symposium, which focused on empowering the next generation of climate and health education through innovative approaches and accessible opportunities.

UCGHI Center for Planetary Health Leadership, Federico Castillo, PhD and Samantha Ying, PhD, Awarded California Climate Action Grant

November 21, 2023
Among the many UC Santa Cruz-based awardees, a $1.99 million grant was awarded to help to equip California farmworker communities with new tools to address the damaging impacts of climate change on their health and livelihoods.

Latinxs and the Environment: Connecting University of California Students in Environmental Research and Social Change

October 30, 2023
UCR L&E students led their first two-day conference, “Latinxs & the Environment: Conectando a la comunidad Latina en la investigación ambiental y el cambio social,” which aimed to foster UC-wide engagement and promote and encourage research across all disciplines in environmental fields and in the Latinx community.

Latinx and the Environment Welcomes Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia

October 3, 2023
In a powerful display of civic engagement, students involved in Latinxs and the Environment (L&E) held an event at UC Berkeley with Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia on Wednesday September 27th, 2023 to discuss important issues related to Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and Latinx communities in District 36 (Imperial, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties).

Meet Our 2022 Summer Work Fellows

January 27, 2023
The UCGHI Planetary Health Center of Expertise Summer Work Experience Program helps UC students gain valuable work experience by pairing them with host mentors from the UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the California Department of Conservation, and the California Department of Public Health.

Encompass Scholars Program

September 28, 2021
This year-long program is unique and will provide up to 100 undergraduate and graduate students with soft skills, leadership, DEI training and more! Deadline: October 15, 2021.

UC ranks first among colleges and universities in green power usage

August 19, 2021

The University of California ranks No. 1 among colleges and universities when it comes to green electricity use, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Planetary Health Center of Expertise Student Ambassadors

April 8, 2021
The PHCOE is actively engaging with students to provide education about 21st century planetary health issues.

UC Davis World Food Center will co-host the Universities Fighting World Hunger Virtual Summit 2021

February 3, 2021
The World Food Center will co-host the virtual student summit 2021 of Universities Fighting World Hunger (UFWH) alongside the University of California Global Food Initiative and the Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources in partnership with the Hunger Solutions Institute at Auburn University. The summit’s theme is One Health. One Planet., and it will take place on March 25 and 26, 2021.

UC Davis One Health Institute Offers One Health Field Training

January 5, 2021
The Rx One Health Field Institute is a transformative field-based experiential learning course focused on One Health core competencies for graduate students and early career professionals from all disciplines.
Application Deadline (Extended) - February 7, 2021. Small scholarships available.

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