Funded by a 2020 Public Impact Research Initiative grant, Dr. Marcella Gonsalves is working with a local food bank to understand volunteer retention issues, and using community-based to prepare students for life after college.
Graduate student Eli Alston-Stepnitz reflects on the winding path that led him to public scholarship, and how he leverages his skills and experience in a variety of experiences outside his field of study.
America has long experienced a shortage of health care workers in rural areas, but a collaboration between UC Davis and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is committed to addressing the issue by creating a pathway for future physicians.
Lee Martin, Associate Professor in the School of Education and 2020-21 Community Engaged Faculty Fellow reflects on his experience teaching during the pandemic, and the support he received from his Faculty Fellows cohort.
Dr. Katherine Kim at UC Davis partnered with the Nature Rights Council (NRC), a local non-profit organization in the Klamath Basin led by Samuel Gensaw, a Yurok Tribe member, and Amber Shelton to increase the research capacity for Yurok food sovereignty.
Leigh Ann Simmons, a professor and chair in the Department of Human Ecology and co-director of the Perinatal Origins of Disparities (POD) Center, is leading a $3 million project to address Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in Yolo County. (Gregory Urquiaga/UC Davis)