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May 2024 Global Engagement Insider

Global Engagement Insider Newsletter - May 2024

Funding, opportunities, announcements and resources for UC Davis globally engaged faculty and staff

Global Funding and Engagement

Global Affairs Opportunities 

Call for Nominations: Association of Pacific Rim Universities Asia Pacific Women in Leadership Mentoring Program

Global Affairs and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion have opened the nomination period for the fifth cohort of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities Asia Pacific Women in Leadership Mentoring Program running from September 2024 - October 2025.
Deadline: June 7, 2024

UC Davis Opportunities

Free Vaccines and Medications for Travel

No-cost services available for UC Davis international business travelers through Occupational Health Services:

  • Physician evaluation to determine pre-trip health and medical plan
  • Personalized travel report
  • Immunization recommendations
  • Medical and country-specific concerns
  • Administration of all necessary immunizations and medications, including Yellow Fever, Malaria prevention and more!

Apply to Teach a First-Year Seminar, Global Learning

First-Year Seminars allow instructors to explore their intellectual interests in a small class format while promoting intellectual exchange, critical thinking and community. Global Learning seminars enable students to explore cultural diversity and learn about global challenges and how they are addressed while developing awareness and critical thinking skills that will help them thrive in an interconnected world. The instructor of record is eligible for an academic enrichment fund allocation of $2,500 for a one-unit course and $3,000 for two units. Visit the First-Year Seminar webpage for the 2024-25 seminar proposal deadlines.

External Opportunities

ARISC Faculty Exchange Fellowship Program

The ARISC offers a faculty exchange program for educators in higher educational settings from the U.S. and the South Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia). The exchange aims to broaden mutual understanding by exploring diverse cultural perspectives.
Stage Two Deadline: May 31, 2024

Transatlantic Mobility Program

The Transatlantic Mobility Program offers funding for American and French Higher Education Institutions to co-develop integrated education programs through mobility. Proposals that provide tangible evidence of advancements in forging academic alliances will be particularly valued, underscoring our commitment to nurturing the foundation of lasting partnerships.
Deadline: July 15, 2024

Faculty Resources

Staff Resources 

Fulbright Opportunities

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers over 400 awards in more than 135 countries for U.S. citizens to teach, conduct research and carry out professional projects around the world. The 2025-26 Fulbright U.S. Scholar competition is now open! View a schedule of upcoming webinars and recordings of past webinars.

Global Events and Programs

Global Affairs Co-Sponsored Event

American Association for Mexican Philosophers Meeting

June 1-2, 2024
The American Association of Mexican Philosophers (AAMP) is a professional organization committed to supporting the work and the careers of Mexican and Mexican American philosophers in the U.S. academic scene. This year, UC Davis is hosting the 2024 meeting.

More Global Events

Global Spotlights

International Visitors and Agreements

Recent International Delegation Meetings (April 2024)

  • Consulate General of France in San Francisco | France
  • Sao Paulo State University (UNESP) | Brazil
  • British Consulate General, San Francisco | United Kingdom
  • Jiangnan University | China
  • Consulate General of Mexico in Sacramento, California | Mexico

Recent International Agreements Signed (April 2024)

  • Entrepreneurs of Greatness (EOG) | Guadeloupe
  • University of Diponegoro | Indonesia
  • Massey University | New Zealand
  • Rural Institute of Korea | South Korea

Learn more about hosting visitors from around the world, or the international agreement process on the Global Affairs website.

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