Global Centers

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Rector Visits UC Davis in California

October 14, 2019
Rector Ignacio Sánchez, from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile traveled UC Davis to hold a series of meetings with UC Davis leaders to assess the current relationship and joint work being pursued by both institutions in various departments and also to strengthen opportunities for continuing the internationalization of UC.

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.

The Changing Role of the SIO: New Directions in Internationalization and Student Success

September 12, 2019
Change is inevitable. Senior international officers (SIOs) must keep up with these shifts, facilitating access to global learning that prepares each and every one of our students for current and future challenges and opportunities. We must also ensure that we recognize and cultivate the capabilities of our students coming to campus with significant experiences navigating across cultures and systems.

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.