Global Centers

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.

The Sustainability and Renewable Energy Center at Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara and Mexico’s National Commission of Efficient Energy Use establish terms of collaboration

July 15, 2019
Upon invitation from the Director of the Sustainability and Renewable Energy Center (CSER) at Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara (UAG), Dr. Mauricio Alcocer Ruthling, the Director of Mexico’s National Commission of Efficient Energy Use (CONUEE) visited the installations of what will be the new Lighting Technology Center (CTI).This project is in collaboration with UC Davis, which already has its own lighting technology center and energy efficient experts.

LAURELS: Regulska Top Global Educator

June 03, 2019
In conjunction with its centennial this year, the Institute for International Education established the Senior International Officer Award — and last week presented it to Joanna Regulska, vice provost and associate chancellor of Global Affairs.

UC Davis Global Affairs Chief Joanna Regulska Honored with IIE’s Inaugural Senior International Officer Award

May 29, 2019
Joanna Regulska, vice provost and associate chancellor of Global Affairs at the University of California, Davis, has been honored as the first-ever recipient of the Senior International Officer (SIO) Award from the Institute of International Education (IIE). The award, which was presented to Regulska in Washington, D.C. on May 29 by IIE President and CEO Allan E. Goodman, is reserved for SIOs showing leadership across the spectrum of international education, while developing cohesive strategies, driving innovation, advancing impact, and fostering relationships.

UC Davis Launches Global Strategic Planning Effort 

May 21, 2019
UC Davis’ 10-year strategic plan, “To Boldly Go,” is the guiding document for taking the university to new heights of distinction. The plan’s five ambitious goals include global elements that require further articulation, action steps, and concrete measurements of success. The planning effort to develop this roadmap in the form of the first comprehensive UC Davis Global Strategic Plan is now underway, spearheaded by a committee of faculty, students, and staff from all corners of campus.

New Opportunities Open as UC Davis Joins UN Networks

May 15, 2019
The University of California, Davis, has recently been accepted to join two United Nations (UN) networks: the UN Academic Impact (UNAI) and the U.S. Chapter of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN USA).

UC Davis MBA Team Completes Global Centers Project in Chile

April 10, 2019
To spur its Global Centers strategy, UC Davis Global Affairs partnered with the Graduate School of Management (GSM) to engage a team of six part-time MBA students through the Integrated Management Project, the school’s capstone course. The team’s project involved surveying stakeholders on campus and traveling to Chile for meetings with institutions—in tandem with researching and developing a strategy for the first UC Davis Global Center within Global Affairs.

Faculty Director of Global Centers Appointed for Latin America and the Caribbean

December 18, 2018
The UC Davis Global Centers initiative— which aims to leverage campus strengths and expand mutually-beneficial partnerships in regions around the world—is set to move forward with the appointment of Lovell “Tu” Jarvis as the Faculty Director of Global Centers for Latin America and the Caribbean. Jarvis will bring strategic leadership to the development the first UC Davis Global Center, building on existing partnerships and linkages in the region.