College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Faculty Fellows Program Supports Development of Publicly Engaged Research or Scholarship

This Fall, Public Scholarship and Engagement (PSE) will welcome the second cohort of Public Scholarship Faculty Fellows, established to support individuals creating and circulating knowledge for and with publics and communities. This includes, for example, developing research relationships with community partners, identifying ways to integrate scholarship with policy, and applying for extramural funding or awards.

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.'

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.