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.
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.
The Fall 2022 issue of IIENetwork features an article authored by Jolynn Shoemaker, director of global engagements, Tom Rosen-Molina, global partnerships manager, and Joanna Regulska, vice provost and dean of Global Affairs.
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.
On February 21, 2022, the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) announced that Joanna Regulska, vice provost and dean of UC Davis Global Affairs, was selected as the 2022 Charles Klasek Award Recipient for her longstanding and exceptional service to the field of international higher education.
University College Dublin (UCD) and the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish the International Innovator Fellowship at the UC Davis Innovation Institute for Food and Health for Ph.D. students from the University College Dublin.