Celebrando Cultura

September 20, 2019
Events on campus celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Aldana and Oropeza Appointed to UCOP Chicano/Latino Advisory Council

May 15, 2019
Raquel Aldana, associate vice chancellor for academic diversity, and Lorena Oropeza, associate professor of history, have been appointed to serve as campus representatives on the newly established UC President’s Chicano/Latino Advisory Council.

3 New Policy Briefs on the Latino Physician Crisis

May 01, 2019
In Fall 2018, LPPI launched a rapid-response policy project to address California’s Latino Physician Crisis; a crisis, that if left unaddressed will take 5 centuries to remedy.

UC Davis Meets Final HSI Criteria

January 08, 2019
With Chicano and Latino students accounting for more than 25 percent of domestic undergraduates for a second year, the campus has met the criteria to apply to become a federally designated HSI.

HSI Engagement Forum Recap

November 23, 2018

On November 1, the HSI Task Force hosted an engagement forum at the UC Davis Conference Center where more than one hundred students, staff, and faculty gathered to hear an update from Co-Chairs Raquel Aldana and Rahim Reed about the Task Force's progress and plans.

The participants were also invited to contribute to the discussion and the forum produced a great deal of feedback, energy, and enthusiasm.

HSI Task Force

August 29, 2018
In late June, 2018 Chancellor May invited twenty-nine distinguished scholars, administrators, community members, and students to serve on a task force to help UC Davis define what success should mean for a research intensive, public land-grant, Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) in California.