During the 2018 International Research Conference at UC Davis, hosted by Global Affairs, over 200 experts from 22 countries came together to develop strategies for international research collaboration. Presentations covered pioneering research breakthroughs as well as ongoing research developments that have reached levels of urgency. Take the keynote of Mills College President Elizabeth L. Hillman, whose address honed in on sexual harassment in the workplace—and highlighted that such sexual harassment should be viewed every bit as serious as research misconduct.
For the 2018–19 academic year, 13 UC Davis students and alumni have been awarded Fulbright fellowships—the largest group of Aggies ever awarded—with the recipients’ global footprint stretching from Mexico to Malaysia, Iceland to Taiwan.
A UC Davis Ph.D. student and a faculty member recently received reciprocal grants from the U.S. Department of State and IREX to continue their partnerships with UC Davis Mandela Washington Fellows in Rwanda and Cote D’Ivoire.
Carrie Waterman, a nutrition researcher in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, is one of the most recent UC Davis faculty members to receive a Global Affairs Seed Grant for her proposal “From California to East Africa: Building Collaborations for Innovative Agricultural and Health Development."
This September 17 and 18, leaders in research, international education, government and industry converged at UC Davis with a common purpose: developing innovative strategies for international research within today’s rapidly changing political and research environments. The 2018 International Research Conference at UC Davis, hosted by Global Affairs, drew over 200 experts and just as many different perspectives from every corner of the world.
UC Davis School of Education Dean Lauren Lindstrom will serve as a Fulbright Specialist in the area of education for a three-year appointment and will utilize her diverse and award-winning research area expertise.
Once again, the University of California, Davis, has been recognized among the top universities in the nation by Washington Monthly magazine in its September/October issue, clocking in at No. 10 among the 316 public and private universities ranked.
This fall, a course on intercultural project-based seminar, taught by Professor Philipp Zerbe, will be offered to increase students' ability to work collaboratively on global challenges and will be an extension of the Global Education for All initiative.
Leanne Bolaño ’17 is an aspiring political leader in the field of environmental studies. She’s attending law school on a full ride and is passionate about gender equity, global development and environmental justice. As an undergrad, she secured an international fellowship to oversee agricultural research and served as UC Davis president of IGNITE, a national organization that empowers women to pursue leadership careers in political office. She’s exceptionally bright and charismatic—a born leader—and a natural fit for the university.
Tene Goodwin, UC Davis College of Letters and Science student and current Gilman International Scholarship recipient, shares her global education experience working with the UC Davis Mandela Washington Fellows in July of 2018.
A UC Davis delegation led by Chancellor Gary S. May is in Mexico this week for talks with government, university and industry leaders in three states about building partnerships with UC Davis faculty and academic units.
On August 16, 2018, UC Davis Vice Provost and Associate Chancellor of Global Affairs Joanna Regulska and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Rector Ignacio Sánchez met in Santiago, Chile to sign a renewal Agreement of Cooperation and discuss existing and future areas of collaboration.
Pedro Luis Borges Chaffe, an associate professor of hydrology from Brazil, reflects upon his Fulbright Scholar experience working with UC Davis Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Geoffrey Schladow on the changing hydrology of streams in the Lake Tahoe basin.