International Partnerships

Chancellor Leads Delegation to Mexico

August 22, 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.

Brazilian high schoolers come to UCD to learn farming solutions

August 15, 2018
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.

The Wonder Plant That Could Slash Fertilizer Use

August 09, 2018
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.

A Message from the Vice Provost and Associate Chancellor: New International Agreement Proposal and Approval Process

August 06, 2018
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.

UC Davis and Hort Innovation in Australia unite to meet global horticulture challenges

April 26, 2018
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).