Global Affairs in the Media

Inaugural $50,000 Quad Fellowships Awarded To 25 American Students

In early December 2022, the first cohort of Quad Fellows was announced. The Quad Fellowship is a joint initiative of the governments of Australia, India, Japan and the United States and is supported by a group of industry-leading corporate partners. This program is designed to spur interdisciplinary scientific and technological innovation while building ties among and empowering the next generation of STEM leaders.

UC Davis student Sophia Simon, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in ecology, is one of the 25 exceptional American graduate students to receive the award.

The Association for Women in Slavic Studies Recognizes Dr. Joanna Regulska with the 2022 Outstanding Achievement Award

On November 11, 2022, the Association for Women in Slavic Studies (AWSS) awarded Dr. Joanna Regulska, professor of gender, sexuality and women’s studies, and vice provost and dean of UC Davis Global Affairs, with the 2022 Outstanding Achievement Award for her exceptional career in Slavic, East European and Eurasian women’s and gender studies and her outstanding service as a mentor to women students and colleagues.

APRU ends pandemic hiatus with first physical meeting at NTU Singapore and highlights urgency to collaborate through international university networks

The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) wrapped up the 26th annual Presidents’ Meeting held at ​​Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore on July 9, 2022. UC Davis Chancellor Gary May, accompanied by Global Affairs Vice Provost and Dean Joanna Regulska, represented UC Davis as a member university. As a network of leading universities linking the Americas, Asia, and Australasia, APRU brings together thought leaders, researchers and policy-makers to exchange ideas and collaborate on practical solutions to the challenges of the 21st century.