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March 2023 Global Engagement Insider

Global Engagement Insider Newsletter - March 2023

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

International Connections Reception

Global Affairs invites the UC Davis community. to the 8th Annual International Connections Reception for an evening of networking and celebration of globally-engaged faculty, staff, and scholars.

Thursday, March 9, 2023
4:30 - 6:00 PM | UC Davis International Center Multipurpose Room

This event is free and open to UC Davis faculty, staff and the community

At our International Connections Reception, Chancellor Gary S. May and the Global Affairs Vice Provost and Dean Joanna Regulska will honor the winners of the 

2022-23 Chancellor's Awards for International Engagement

Michael R. Carter

Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Jennifer Chow

Associate Director of Student Support, Office of Student Support and Judicial Affairs
Division of Student Affairs

2022-23 Excellence in Teaching of Study Abroad

Jaimey Fisher

Professor of German and Cinema and Digital Media
College of Letters and Science

David Masiel

Continuing Lecturer, University Writing Program
College of Letters and Science

Global Affairs will also celebrate the recipients of the 2022-23 Seed Grants for International Activities Recipients and the 2022-23 Grants for Advancing Sustainable Development Goals Recipients.

We will also recognize the Global Strategy Advisory Committee and Global Education for All Steering Committee and Fellows.

Global Funding and Engagement

Global Affairs Opportunities

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. A few spots are still available in the next cohort, which begins on April 14, 2023. Please contact Elizabeth Langridge-Noti at elangridge@ucdavis.edu, and Aliki Dragona at apdragona@ucdavis.edu, if you are interested. 

Deadline Extended: Global Aggies Award for LGBTQIA+ Rights

Open to continuing undergraduate, graduate and professional students across all majors, this award provides students with funding to learn about and advance LGBTQIA+ wellbeing and rights globally, including through international, U.S.-based or virtual activity. Grants will range from $500–$2,500.  

Deadline: March 24, 2023

Faculty Resources

Staff Resources

Fulbright Opportunities

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Launches 2024-25 Competition

In February 2023, the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program launched 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:

March 8: Europe and Eurasia
March 16: Western Hemisphere
March 22: Sub Saharan Africa
March 30: Middle East and North Africa

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Virtual Information Session

April 6, 2023, virtual
Join UC Davis Global Affairs and the Institute of International Education (IIE) for a workshop on Fulbright opportunities for administrators, faculty members and professionals. Topics covered in the session will include: opportunities for teaching, research and flexible initiatives in more than 130 countries, tips on how to craft a competitive application, information about the selection process and an opportunity for your questions.

Global Events and Programs

Global Affairs Events

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Info Session

March 16, 2023, in person
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

Ministries for the Future: Donna Haraway and Kim Stanley Robinson in conversation

March 8, 2023, in person
An event celebrating the new Environmental Humanities Designated Emphasis at UC Davis. Moderated by Marisol de la Cadena and Tobias Menely. Sponsored by the UC Davis Department of English, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Needham Endowed Chair, College of Letters and Science Dean's Office. This event is a Campus Global Theme Mini-Grant recipient.

Mondavi Center - Michael Barenboim & West-Eastern Divan Ensemble 

March 10, in person
Global Affairs is proud to sponsor this Mondavi event. Join us for a culturally enriching performance with Arab and Israeli musicians. Purchase Tickets.

Gathering for Earthquake Community Support

March 15, in person
An informal gathering organized by the Turkish Student Association at UC Davis to connect and share. Open to faculty, staff and students. If you feel you were affected by the earthquake, please consider attending. Register to attend by March 10

More Global Events

Global Spotlights

Recent International Delegation Meetings (February 2023)

  • University of São Paulo | Brazil
  • Bogor Agricultural Institute (IPB) | Indonesia
  • University of Gothenburg | Sweden
  • Fulbright Taiwan | Taiwan
  • University of Leeds | United Kingdom

Recent International Agreements Signed (February 2023)

  • Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA) | Brazil
  • Institut Teknolgie DEL | Indonesia
  • Doshisha University | Japan

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

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