Fall 2020 SDGs at UC Davis Update

September 08, 2020
Below are some UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) opportunities (events, competitions, courses, and funding) for fall 2020. Please share widely and always feel free to reach out with questions and ideas about UC Davis SDG engagement.

Call for Nominations: 2020 APRU APWiL Mentoring Program Pilot

September 04, 2020
UC Davis Global Affairs and the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion are partnering with the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) to pilot the Asia-Pacific Women in Leadership (APWiL) Mentoring Program. This program pairs faculty from 11 participating institutions on a year-long program focusing on empowerment, professional growth and development in order to grow the pipeline of aspiring women leaders within APRU.

4 Ways to Get Creative with Global Partnerships and Projects in Times of COVID-19

September 02, 2020
Earlier this summer Global Affairs held a virtual grantee “coffee hour” to generate questions from and answers for grantees about engaging with their global partners during the pandemic. As part of the event, Global Affairs staff asked faculty recipients of Global Affairs grants (Seed Grants for International Activities, Grants for Advancing Sustainable Development Goals, and Grants for Regional Faculty Groups) about creative ways they have found to carry out global partnership and grant-related activities when it isn’t possible to meet in person.

Collaborative and International UC Davis Project Awarded U21’s New Global Education Enhancement Fund

July 13, 2020
UC Davis is the lead institution on a global classroom pilot project, partnering with Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico and Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China to create a framework for teaching the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) using a global classroom model that has been developed and utilized by Tecnológico de Monterrey and will be enhanced by UC Davis and Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

All invited to celebrate United Nations Day

October 16, 2019
The community is invited to celebrate United Nations Day in a program set for 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at International House Davis, 10 College Park.

UC Davis Hosts International Workshop to Tackle Global Food Challenges

October 16, 2019
Researchers from eight countries and nine institutions gathered at the International Center at UC Davis on October 8 and 9 for a two-day workshop, “Food Security and Food Innovation.” The event, organized by UC Davis and the University of Sydney, was designed to strengthen existing partnerships and build upon complementary scientific expertise to address critical global challenges around food.