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July 2021 Global Engagement Insider

Global Engagement Insider Newsletter - July 2021

Funding, opportunities, announcements, and resources for UC Davis globally engaged faculty and staff

Global Funding and Engagement

International Virtual Course Collaboration

UC Davis Global Affairs invites expressions of interest from UC Davis faculty interested in developing an international virtual course collaboration during 2021-22 with partners at universities abroad to support the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). International virtual course collaboration focuses on the development of joint modules, class sessions, or projects that will benefit students and engage them in global learning. Deadline: July 31, 2021

Call for Nominations: Asia Pacific Women in Leadership Mentoring Program

In partnership with the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), UC Davis Global Affairs and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are now accepting nominations and self-nominations for faculty mentors and mentees for an exciting year-long Asian Pacific Women in Leadership Mentoring Program. The program focuses on empowerment, professional growth and development in order expand the pipeline of aspiring APRU women leaders. Deadline: August 4, 2021

Conference Grants for UN Sustainable Development Goals 

UC Davis Global Affairs, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and Sustainability are pleased to offer virtual conference grants to facilitate global connections and collaborative relationships and support UC Davis faculty, staff, and students in sharing UC Davis contributions to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Call for Applications: Constructive Advanced Thinking

Small international teams of early-career researchers involved in innovative research projects aiming at understanding and addressing emergent societal challenges may apply to spend several short stays per year with European Institutes for Advanced Study partners to benefit from their research environment and networks, for a maximum total period of three years (2022-24). Deadline: September 1, 2021 

2022-23 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Competition is OPEN!

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers diverse opportunities for U.S. academics, administrators, and professionals to teach, research, do professional projects, and attend seminars abroad. To identify potential opportunities, search the 2022-23 Catalog of Awards. UC Davis is consistently ranked among the country’s top producers of Fulbright scholars. View a listing of all upcoming Fulbright U.S. Scholar webinars. Deadline: September 15, 2021

Fulbright Research Chairs in Canada

Fulbright Canada is offering more than 50 Research Chairs across Canada for the 2022-23 academic year. The grants support research and collaboration for four months. Start dates for the grants are September 2022 or January 2023. Deadline: September 15, 2021  

Fulbright Distinguished Chairs at Carleton University

Fulbright Canada is offering a series of nine-month Distinguished Chairs at Carleton University in Ottawa. The topics range from arts and sciences, public affairs, entrepreneurship, environmental sciences, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Deadline: September 15, 2021 

Global Events and Programs

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Workshops

July Join a webinar this month to learn more about Fulbright opportunities around the world. Can't join live? All webinars are recorded and archived on the Fulbright website. The staff at Global Professional Programs in Global Affairs are happy to help UC Davis faculty and staff join the ranks of Fulbright recipients on campus!

Mental Health Symposium

July 21, 4 a.m. PDT Universitas 21 (U21) is hosting a symposium, open to UC Davis faculty and staff, that brings together global perspectives via a panel discussion around mental health practices across areas of work in higher education.

More Global Events


COVID-19 Travel Advisory

UC Davis continues to recommend against all non-essential university-sponsored travel both domestically and internationally. At this time all international travel to CDC “Level 3 COVID High” or “Level 4 COVID Very High” destinations on university business will need approval from the Travel Review Committee. UC Davis has updated quarantine requirements for vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers returning from domestic and international locations.

Global Affairs Q&A Related to COVID-19

Questions and answers related to travel, services for international students and scholars, study abroad and global learning programs, and more.

Fall 2021 Planning for International Students and Scholars

Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS) in Global Affairs is regularly updating information and adding answers to frequently asked questions on this webpage to support international students and scholars planning for fall 2021.

Faculty Resources

Staff Resources

Global Spotlights

More Global Affairs News

International Visitors and Agreements

Recent International Delegation Meetings (Virtual) (June 1 - 30, 2021)

  • International Visitor Leadership Program | El Salvador

  • Embassy of India, Washington, D.C. | India

  • Tecnológico de Monterrey | Mexico

Recent International Agreements Signed (June 1 - 30, 2021)

  • The University of Sydney | Australia

  • University of Göttingen | Germany

  • University of Turin | Italy

  • University of Shizuoka | Japan

  • University of Agriculture, Faisalabad | Pakistan

Learn more about hosting visitors from around the world, or the international agreement process on the Global Affairs website.

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