Global Aggies: Bridging Technical and Cross-Cultural Skills to Improve Access to Clean Water

May 12, 2021
Tiven Buggy, a 2020 graduate of the UC Davis College of Engineering's civil and environmental engineering master’s program, now serves as director of water and sanitation for the nonprofit Puente, based in Constanza, La Vega, Dominican Republic. In this role, Buggy relies on data collection and analysis technology to help solve water crises in remote parts of the region. His passion for improving access to clean water ignited during his time in the Peace Corps and continued to be fueled by his global experiences while at UC Davis.

Regulska takes lead on shaping international education

May 06, 2021
Joanna Regulska, the vice provost and dean of Global Affairs at UC Davis, is among 23 international educators inducted this spring into the inaugural class of the National Academy for International Education, an honorary society and think tank charged with shaping the future of international education.

Ranking Virus Spillover Risk

April 05, 2021
SpillOver is the first open-source risk assessment tool that evaluates wildlife viruses to estimate their zoonotic spillover and pandemic potential. It effectively creates a watchlist of newly discovered viruses to help policymakers and health scientists prioritize them for further characterization, surveillance, and risk-reducing interventions.

Global Affairs Vice Provost and Dean Joanna Regulska Inducted into National Academy for International Education’s Inaugural Class

March 31, 2021
Joanna Regulska, vice provost and dean of Global Affairs at UC Davis, has been named a founding member of the National Academy for International Education, as announced on March 22 by the Institute of International Education, or IIE. The first learned society of its kind, the National Academy for International Education is an honorary society and think tank made up of distinguished leaders from all over the world, including Australia, Canada, China, Ghana, Japan, Taiwan, and the U.S., among other countries.

The National Academy for International Education Inducts Inaugural Class of Members

March 22, 2021
The Institute of International Education (IIE) announces the National Academy for International Education, the first learned society dedicated to international education. The Academy is an honorary society and think tank made up of distinguished leaders actively engaged in shaping international education and generating knowledge to advance the field. A small group of international education leaders supported IIE in forming the initial framework for the Academy, including UC Davis Global Affairs Vice Provost and Dean Joanna Regulska.

Challenge and Conviviality Across the Pond

March 14, 2021
They reached across the ocean, 5,000 miles away, and delighted in the challenge, the congeniality, and the conviviality of the final event in the Eric Conn Memorial Biochemistry Quizzes. The final, last Wednesday (March 10), not only memorialized a UC Davis plant biochemist, but offered “Zoom fatigue relief” for UC Davis undergraduate students and Cardiff University students.

Zoom Relief: UC Davis vs. Cardiff in COVID-19 Quiz

March 09, 2021
In a bit of pandemic relief, while still extending our knowledge of the coronavirus, students from UC Davis and Cardiff University, Wales, will face off in a biochemistry quiz Wednesday (March 10).