Partnerships & Collaborations

Refugees reclaim a human right with technology

November 05, 2018
The Article 26 Backpack at UC Davis is a new humanitarian tool that displaced people are using to securely store and share documents, such as transcripts and resumes, with universities, scholarship agencies and employers. Nearly 600 people have created virtual backpacks since the project launched in Lebanon this spring.

Cultural Learning Across Borders: Four Models for Partnership Development

September 12, 2018
The complexities of today's world require multifaceted academic partnerships to reap greater benefits for diverse students, faculty, staff, and communities around the world, says Vice Provost and Associate Chancellor of Global Affairs Joanna Regulska in the Fall 2018 IIE Networker Magazine.

UC Davis and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Renew Agreement

August 18, 2018
On August 16, 2018, UC Davis Vice Provost and Associate Chancellor of Global Affairs Joanna Regulska and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Rector Ignacio Sánchez met in Santiago, Chile to sign a renewal Agreement of Cooperation and discuss existing and future areas of collaboration.

IET Team Behind Project to Help Syrian Refugees Reclaim Right to Education

June 12, 2018
A team from Information and Educational Technology is behind a very human project that launches this week to help Syrian refugees in Lebanon reclaim their right to education. Web developers did the custom programming for the Article 26 Backpack, a cloud-based platform to help refugees document and share their educational credentials.

UC Davis Launches Digital Tool in Lebanon to Help Syrian Refugees Reclaim Right to Education

June 12, 2018
Article 26 Backpack, a part of Global Affairs at UC Davis and supported by a $500,000 grant from the Ford Foundation, is named for the article that established the right to education in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, nearly 70 years ago. The international consortium behind the project is led by Keith David Watenpaugh, a professor and director of Human Rights Studies at the University of California, Davis.

UC Davis and Hort Innovation in Australia unite to meet global horticulture challenges

April 26, 2018
The grower-owned Research and Development Corporation, Hort Innovation, has signed a historic co-operative research deal with a leading U.S. research university, ranked among the top in the world for agricultural science programs, to support Australia’s $9.3 billion horticulture industry. The agreement was finalised after Hort Innovation and the University of California, Davis, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

UCD among Peace Corps’ top-volunteering colleges

March 06, 2018
The Peace Corps announced this week that UC Davis ranked No. 25 among large schools on the agency’s 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 38 Aggies currently volunteering with the Peace Corps worldwide.