UC Davis Global Affairs Global Engagement Insider on a blue background with a folded map illustration

February 2023 Global Engagement Insider

Global Engagement Insider Newsletter - February 2023

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

Global Funding and Engagement

Global Affairs Opportunities

Call for Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program Proposals

The Global Learning Hub, a part of Global Affairs, has issued the 2024 call for new faculty-led study abroad program proposals. The Global Learning Hub supports “Global Education for All,” a campus goal to provide 100% of our undergraduate, graduate and professional students with global learning opportunities that change their lives and our world. Academic Senate and Academic Federation faculty with faculty appointments are eligible to submit proposals. 

Deadline: February 13, 2023

Teaching for Global Learning

This faculty workshop series offers UC Davis faculty members from all disciplines, colleges and schools concrete tools, techniques, and strategies for globalizing their course content. The “hands-on” workshops assist faculty in developing global learning frameworks and practices, grounded in theory and with measurable outcomes, to make their students’ learning experiences more responsive to global challenges and opportunities.

Extended Deadline: February 17, 2023

External Opportunities

St. Andrews’ Global Fellowship Scheme

This program provides scholars up to one month at St. Andrews, during which time they can conduct research and explore collaborations. Fellows are expected to engage virtually throughout the year. Fellows are awarded a stipend, accommodations, roundtrip airfare and transfers for their time at St. Andrews.

Deadline: March 1, 2023

Faculty Resources

Staff Resources

Fulbright Opportunities

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Will Launch 2024-25 Competition

In February 2023, the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program will launch its 2024-25 competition! Hundreds of awards across all world regions will allow academics, professionals and artists to teach, research, and carry out professional projects abroad. Curious to see what awards in 2024-25 have to offer? Join a webinar to learn more about the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, awards and the application process:

February 15: The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program: Opportunities for 2024-25
February 22: East Asia and the Pacific
March 1: South and Central Asia
March 8: Europe and Eurasia
March 16: Western Hemisphere
March 22: Sub Saharan Africa
March 30: Middle East and North Africa

Global Affairs Events

Sharing Approaches for Integrating the SDGs into Courses

February 24, 2023 In this Teaching for Global Learning program (previously the Curriculum Enhancement program), workshop, UC Davis colleagues will explore with one another approaches to teaching the SDGs and global challenges. The workshop will include an overview of the 2030 Agenda and its unique elements, perspectives from faculty members who are integrating these topics into their courses, insights from the Global Affairs summer courses and group discussion to share promising tools and resources.

Students Taking on Hunger: Ideas from Around the World on Addressing Food Insecurity and Inadequate Nutrition

March 6, 2023 As part of the 2023 UN SDGs Action and Awareness Week, UC Davis is hosting a student-run virtual symposium on the UN Sustainable Development Goals and how students are leading efforts to address SDG 2: Zero Hunger. UC Davis SDG interns will interview student speakers from around the world about encouraging local agricultural production, reducing food waste and engaging communities to facilitate food distribution.

International Connections Reception

March 9, 2023 Register to attend this celebration with globally engaged faculty, staff and scholars. We will announce the winners of the Chancellor's Awards for International Engagement and Excellence in Teaching of Study Abroad Awards and acknowledge the recipients of Seed Grants for International Activities and Grants for Advancing Sustainable Development Goals. 

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Info Session

March 16, 2023 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is the largest funding agency for academic research in Japan. Fellowships are offered for Ph.D. students, post-doctorate scholars and faculty members in all fields of research. If you are interested in collaborating with Japanese colleagues or conducting research in Japan, please join us for this in-person information session to find out more.

Global Affairs Co-Sponsored Events

Mondavi Center: Alfredo Rodríguez & Pedrito Martinez

February 25, 2023 Global Affairs is a proud sponsor of the Mondavi Center’s 2022-23 season, including a performance by Grammy-nominated artists Alfredo Rodríguez and Pedrito Martinez. Ticket discounts are available for current and retired UC Davis faculty and staff.

Democratic Deconsolidation and the Decline of the Rule of Law in Poland

February 27, 2023 Join Polish Attorney and Activist, Michal Wawrykiewiz, as he examines the crucial questions that arose after the populist government had taken power in Poland in 2015.

More Global Events

Global Spotlights

More Global Affairs News

International Visitors and Agreements

Recent International Delegation Meetings (January 1-31, 2023)

  • Embassy of Pakistan | Pakistan
  • University System of Taiwan | Taiwan

Recent International Agreements Signed (January 1-31, 2023)

  • Shimane University | Japan
  • Incheon National University | South Korea

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

Primary Category