2018-19 Social Science Graduate Student Awards

June 25, 2018

2018-19 Social Science Graduate Student Awards
Every year, the UC Davis Institute for Social Sciences, in partnership with the CRC, awards several research and travel grants to social science graduate students in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.  For fiscal year 2018-19, here is a list of the awardees and the projects they are working on.

Samuel Bird

Students Missing Class is a Red Alert But Researchers Say They Have a New Tool to Address the School Absence Problem

May 01, 2018
Students Missing Class is a Red Alert But Researchers Say They Have a New Tool to Address the School Absence Problem

Educators consider chronic absenteeism a red alert — a blaring sign that a student might be academically at risk.  But schools and parents now have a new tool to investigate the problem, in the form of open-source data collected by UC Davis and research partners Attendance Works and Children Now.  Together, they produced “Seize the Data O

Confronting Environmental Racism Event 2018

May 01, 2018
Confronting Environmental Racism Event 2018

CRC Faculty Director Jonathan London recently presented at the Confronting Environmental Racism event sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento and Sacramento Area Congregations Together.  The afternoon explored the causes of environmental inequity, including radicalized historical legacies and structural/institutional racism.  The forum also explored ways to address the conditions created by this ineq

2018 Regional Change Research Faculty Grants Program Awardees

April 25, 2018
2018 Regional Change Research Faculty Grants Program Awardees


The UC Davis Center for Regional Change recently awarded the 2018 Regional Change Research Faculty Grants to an interdisciplinary cohort of faculty engaged in research on topics related to community and regional development issues.  Attention to issues of social equity and inclusion were particularly encouraged.  For 2018, the awardees are as follows:

UC Davis Give Day

April 16, 2018
UC Davis Give Day

UC Davis Give Day is a 29-hour fundraising event that begins at noon on Friday, April 20 and ends at 5:00 PM on Saturday, April 21.  This is over our Picnic Day celebration.  Community Development Graduate Group alumna Kamal (c/o ’93 & ‘12) and Ravi (c/o ’90) Khaira have provided a $2,500 challenge gift to encourage others to support the Center for Regional Change's Ted Bradshaw Engaged Student Scholarship.  The first five gifts to the fund unlocks the first $1,000, the next five gifts unlock the remaining $1,500.