University News

Community Development Students Impact Policy as Part of Class

"In Associate Professor Catherine Brinkley’s class, students don’t just learn about policy — they help to change it. 

'This is literally going to impact people you see at the grocery store,' said Noah Sullivan, social services branch director of Yolo Health and Human Services, after watching the graduate students’ policy analysis presentation. 'This is going to be a game changer… I’m excited to have you all thinking about it.'

‘Moore’ Face Time With the Chancellor

"This month on Face to Face with Chancellor May, the chancellor turns the microphone around to interview a student who recently interviewed him.

Chancellor Gary S. May was the first guest on student Mahiri Moore Jr.’s new podcast last December, and now Moore is appearing on the latest edition of Face to Face.

Moore is a sophomore with his own nonprofit organization, Moore Truth More Change, focused on engaging Black and Latinx youths."

UC Davis Junior Wins Udall Scholarship

UC Davis junior Janaé Bonnell's work is featured in significant draft revisions to a state environmental justice tool that identifies communities disproportionately burdened by pollution — and policymakers, stakeholders and others had their eyes on it during the public comment period that just ended.