A Message of Solidarity

June 05, 2020

We at Public Scholarship and Engagement are grappling with the anger, sadness, and trauma associated with the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless other victims of anti-Black violence. We stand in solidarity with people coming together in streets around the world to protest these deaths and the ongoing violent racism so prevalent in our societies.

A Statement of Solidarity with Black Faculty

June 04, 2020

This is a time like no other, a global health pandemic and the escalation of public unrest in the face of yet another killing of a Black man at the hands of police officers. George Floyd, like numerous other men, women, and trans persons of color before and after him, died because of persistent and endemic racialized realities in the U.S. that plague Black communities simultaneously with over policing and economic and social exclusion.

Public Scholarship Faculty Fellows Program: Call for Applications

April 29, 2020
Applications are now being accepted for this faculty development program, set to run in fall quarter 2020 through winter quarter 2021, which aims to support individuals working on academic publications by organizing a public scholarship peer group, facilitating structured time for advancing a peer-review manuscript or academic book chapter, coordinating internal peer group feedback, and identifying dissemination outlets.

Togetherness During Distance

March 18, 2020

Many of us are struggling to find the right words to convey our thoughts around, and appropriate ways to respond to, the situation we currently find ourselves in; we are concerned about the effects of COVID-19 not just on our health and that of our loved ones, but also on the wellbeing of entire communities. 

New Public Impact Research Initiative: Call for Grant Proposals

February 08, 2020

Public Scholarship and Engagement is excited to announce the launch of the Public Impact Research Initiative. The new initiative was designed to recognize and support publicly-engaged research at UC Davis. For its inaugural year, the Public Impact Research Initiative is offering grants that will support research activities with non-university partners in one of the two following categories: