University News

UC Davis Global Connections Database is Now Live

November 22, 2019
Global Affairs has launched the Global Connection Database, bringing together institutional partnerships and faculty global connections in a comprehensive and searchable database.

Latitudes of Learning for the Global Good

November 14, 2019
UC Davis Vice Provost and Associate Chancellor of Global Affairs Joanna Regulska answers questions about Global Education for All and how it has the potential to change the way the UC Davis community learns and interacts.

Joint Statement from the Divisions of Global Affairs and Student Affairs and the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Student Expression

October 15, 2019
In recent weeks and days, we have seen increased discussions and gatherings related to the protests in Hong Kong on our campus. As stated in our campus Principles of Community, “we affirm the right of freedom of expression within our community.” We fully support the open exchange of ideas and expression of perspectives. We are proud that UC Davis is a global campus, with a diverse community of people coming from many different backgrounds and countries, having many different identities, experiences, and perspectives.

UC Davis Global Strategic Plan: Call for Input

October 07, 2019
As the campuswide Global Strategic Planning Committee develops UC Davis' first comprehensive Global Strategic Plan, the entire campus community is invited to submit ideas and strategies related to the many global elements within the goals of “To Boldly Go” through a webform by November 1, 2019.

Number one sustainable campus finds next challenge

October 04, 2019
Where can you find a top-tier, sustainability-focused agricultural school, located in a college town near a famous wine-growing region? The answer appears obvious, but there’s another correct response found a hemisphere away, in Talca, Chile – home of the Universidad de Talca. Because this international city and university already share many similarities with the City of Davis and UC Davis, learning about the unique approaches each takes on issues related to sustainability become especially relevant according to the Universidad de Talca’s Sustainability Manager and self-proclaimed “Biggest Fan of Davis,” Pablo Yáñez, after a recent trip.

What is Global Affairs at UC Davis?

September 27, 2019
What is Global Affairs at UC Davis? To answer the commonly asked question, in short, Global Affairs is the central resource at UC Davis for advancing the university’s mission through global engagements and partnerships. Our mission is simple yet powerful: to inspire global curiosity, understanding, and engagement. We’re here to help you take your global interests or pursuits to the next level, whether on campus, in the region, or across the world. With that said, here are five key things to know about Global Affairs at UC Davis.

Statement on Public Charge

September 20, 2019
As you know, here at the University of California, Davis, we are committed to building a diverse community of students, scholars, faculty, and staff. This includes the over 10,000 international students and scholars we welcome to campus from around the world. Changing government rules regarding the definition of persons considered a “public charge” have created much uncertainty among our international community.  We hope that the following summary will provide you with an introduction to this issue.  

New Executive Director and Academic Director Appointed for UC Davis Chile Life Sciences Innovation Center

August 30, 2019
The UC Davis Chile Life Sciences Innovation Center (UC Davis Chile) within Global Affairs has appointed two new leaders: Lovell “Tu” Jarvis, a professor emeritus in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and the faculty director of Global Centers for Latin America and the Caribbean, has been named the center’s Executive Director, and Dario Cantu, associate professor of systems biology and Louis P. Martini Endowed chair in viticulture, has been named the center’s Academic Director.