University News

Former mayor helps students prepare for a globalized world

January 10, 2020
As mayor of the city of Davis from 2016 through 2018, Robb Davis was tasked with guiding the city through a divisive and turbulent time in national politics that at times played out locally. As mayor, Davis approached that challenge by trying to “help people work together to solve problems,” he said. It’s a common thread that runs through his new work at UC Davis.

A Message to Students and Scholars from Iran

January 07, 2020
We are following the news of the continuing conflict between the United States and Iran, and we want to assure you that we are here to support you in any way that we can. 

UC Davis Global Connections Database is Now Live

November 22, 2019
Global Affairs has launched the Global Connections 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.