This summer, the UC Davis D-Lab offered a week-long, intensive design class to a group of Brazilian high school students as part of the International Development Innovation Network. Through this course, students learned the fundamentals of design by working with real clients to provide solutions with social and environmental impact.
During the visit, Consul General Luo had meetings with Chancellor Gary S. May and Vice Provost and Associate Chancellor Joanna Regulska, expressing gratitude to UC Davis for continued endeavor on expanding academic and research collaboration with China and for taking care of over 4,000 Chinese students and scholars on campus.
The truck sprang from an idea from Global Affairs and one of its units, the Confucius Institute. They worked with Student Housing and Dining Services and campus food truck operator Live and Love Halal to make the truck a reality, and a portion of the proceeds will support Global Affairs. The menu was developed with the help of Hong Kong-based food company Lee Kum Kee, a sponsor whose sauces are being used in the Chinese Flavors dishes.
The Confucius Institute at UC Davis provides the community with ongoing food, beverage, and cultural events. This spring, the institute is hosting a grand opening for the first Chinese food truck on campus and an annual cooking competition.
As national news regularly draws attention to concerns about international students on United States’ college campuses, The Enterprise sat down with Joanna Regulska, the UC Davis vice provost and associate chancellor of global affairs.
In the process of considering America in a global context, four UC Davis students met inspiring thinkers, explored avenues for creative expression, set goals for the future – and collected plenty of questions with answers worth searching for.
The art work of four UC Davis students, who were selected by Global Affairs and Imagining America for their creative capacity to re-imagine America in a global context, is on display and open to the public in the lobby of the International Center through Jan. 31.
Just before fall term wrapped up and students took off for winter break, the Former President of the People’s Republic of Poland, Hon. Bronisław Komorowski, paid a visit to the University of California, Davis.
The internationally-focused intentions of UC Davis fall under the responsibility of Global Affairs, which encompasses programs including Study Abroad and Services for International Students and Scholars. This year, Global Affairs hosted its 15th International Education Week.
The Confucius Institute is a unit of Global Affairs, which seeks to introduce international culture to the Davis community. Every year, the Confucius Institute puts on a multi-performance festivity to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival.