The University of California, Davis and Tecnológico de Monterrey (Tec) established a general institutional agreement of cooperation signed by Joanna Regulska, vice provost and dean of Global Affairs at UC Davis, and Manuel Zertuche, dean of the School of Engineering and Science at Tec de Monterrey, in a virtual ceremony on August 11, 2022.
From June 6–10, 2022, representatives from 23 countries convened in Los Angeles for the Summit of the Americas, focusing on “Building a Sustainable, Resilient, and Equitable Future.” The summit brought together government leaders as well as civil society and social actors—including Paulina Carmona-Mora, a research scientist in the Department of Neurology at UC Davis Health, who studies how gene expression changes after a stroke.
On behalf of Global Affairs, we would like to thank Mauricio Cañoles, who is stepping down from his role as the general manager of our UC Davis Chile Life Sciences Innovation Center (UC Davis Chile) as of August 1, 2022. We hope you will join us in thanking Mauricio for his excellent, visionary leadership.
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 March 3, 2022, three research teams were honored with $7,500 in grant funding each to contribute to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The grants were announced at the seventh annual Global Affairs International Connections Reception, hosted by Global Affairs, a special event that celebrates the global engagement of UC Davis faculty, staff and scholars.
UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May honored Nancy J. Allen and Samuel Sandoval Solis with the 2022 Chancellor's Award for International Engagement at the seventh annual International Connections Reception.