Global Disease Biology

Aggie Hero: Joseph Laughlin

By Tanya Perez

This Global Disease Biology major is driven deeply to help others, even among the most harrowing of circumstances. Joseph Laughlin is a Navy veteran who worked as a hospital corpsman, a military medical specialist. For more than two years of his enlistment, Laughlin was attached to a Marine unit in Afghanistan and helped provide primary care for 80 Marines, sometimes in the midst of combat situations.

Sustainable Solutions

Blum Center student fellows address poverty in developing nations

Six College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CA&ES) undergraduates were part of a group of 26 students recently selected to be 2017 summer fellows sponsored by the UC Davis Blum Center for Developing Economies. The newest cohort of Poverty Alleviation through Action Summer Fellows will tackle issues in poverty and inequality in 14 countries, including the United States.