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.
This summer, the UC Davis D-Lab offered a week-long, intensive design class to a group of Brazilian high school students as part of the International Development Innovation Network. Through this course, students learned the fundamentals of design by working with real clients to provide solutions with social and environmental impact.
A team of researchers led by Alan Bennett from UC Davis has shown that the secret of the corn’s success lies in its aerial roots—necklaces of finger-sized, rhubarb-red tubes that encircle the stem. These roots drip with a thick, clear, glistening mucus that’s loaded with bacteria. Thanks to these microbes, the corn can fertilize itself by pulling nitrogen directly from the surrounding air.
The U.S. Department of State and IREX announced the 71 Americans selected to participate in the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders Reciprocal Exchange Component, including two UC Davis affiliates.
As we continue to expand the global reach of UC Davis and internationalize our campus, we also have had to create new procedures and policies: 1. new international agreement procedures, reviewed by the Academic Senate, to streamline the process of partnering with international institutions and 2. a new international travel policy to ensure trip registration and safety.
Universitas 21 announces the University of California, Davis, as a new member of its leading global network of research-intensive universities. UC Davis becomes the twenty-seventh member of the network and the third member from the United States.
Representing an international network of universities, Universitas 21 announced that UC Davis has become a member institution and joins other universities committed to internationalization and multinational collaboration.
The grower-owned Research and Development Corporation, Hort Innovation, has signed a historic co-operative research deal with a leading U.S. research university, ranked among the top in the world for agricultural science programs, to support Australia’s $9.3 billion horticulture industry. The agreement was finalised after Hort Innovation and the University of California, Davis, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
The University of California, Davis announced a partnership with CSIRO, Australia’s pre-eminent national science organization. The partnership marks the first major collaboration agreement between CSIRO and an American university.