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Janaé Bonnell of El Dorado Hills, a UC Davis junior majoring in environmental toxicology, is one of 55 students in the nation to be named a 2021 Udall Scholar. (Karin Higgins/UC Davis)

UC Davis Junior Wins Udall Scholarship

By Julia Ann Easley on May 21, 2021

"More than professors and fellow students have been taking a close look at the research of UC Davis junior Janaé Bonnell.

The environmental toxicology major'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.

The contributions to the state project also helped Bonnell win recognition as one of 55 Udall Scholars from across the country. The Udall Foundation awards $7,000 scholarships for commitment to careers in the environment, Tribal public policy or Native health care; leadership potential; record of public service; and academic achievement."

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