ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2018, students applied to join the Class of 2018 on 285 campuses across 57 nations.  30 campuses worldwide (just 11%) were selected to host the 530 Millennium Fellows in the global pilot this year. 

The Class of 2018 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 310,000 people worldwide this year. 


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT XINYI (RENEE) HU, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

University of California, Davis l California, USA l Advancing SDG 4 and UNAI 4

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“I am super excited and grateful to be a Millennium Fellow because this process inspires us to tackle difficult but rewarding projects that will teach us about success, failure, and the process of innovating with resilience.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

The Campus Global Theme Initiative is part of a campus-wide commitment to provide every UC Davis student with a global education. Through the project, the team will launch a biennial program to engage the UC Davis community (students, faculty, staff and community partners) in creating a year of transdisciplinary projects, events, and performances that address a theme related to an SDG. From August to November 2018, the team wishes to initiate the effort by publicizing our initiative, inviting event/activity proposals for the 2019-2020 academic year, and creating a mini-grants program to support proposed programming. They will measure their impact by the number of project proposals they receive from student organizations and other units across campus. The Campus Global Theme Initiative plans to receive at least 60 proposals, representing every school and college, that reflect the campus’ diversity.

About the Millennium Fellow

Renee Hu, a senior at UC Davis, loves Geology and German. After graduating, she hopes to work towards sustainable solutions against global warming and environmental hazards. Renee draws experience from leading Davis Personal Growth Club’s positive life skills workshops and her time as a student research assistant at the UCD Peter A. Rock Thermochemistry Laboratory. This year, she joins the UCD Center for Leadership Learning as a Peer Leader to coach other students in leadership. Renee currently interns at Asians in Energy, a startup dedicated to increasing awareness of energy issues.

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