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2018-19 Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Grant Awards

November 24, 2018
The Vice Chancellor’s Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is pleased to announce the names and projects of this year’s Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Grant winners.

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.

UC Davis hosts first refugee-law-health interdisciplinary meeting

November 15, 2018

Thanks to a generous seed grant from Global Affairs, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law Raquel Aldana and Director of Refugee Health Research and Assistant Professor Patrick Marius Koga hosted the first UC Davis Refugee-Law-Health Interdisciplinary gathering at the medical school on Nov. 9.

Please read the full story on the School of Law's webpage.

Raquel Aldana | Curiosity Project | KVIE Digital Studios

October 26, 2018

UC Davis Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Diversity, Professor of Law Raquel Aldana never allowed her life's challenges to deter her passion for leadership. Discover how her experiences as an immigrant to America helped inspire her to expand her reach in promoting human rights and encouraging young people to pursue their own path to leadership.


2018-2019 Campus Community Book Project

October 03, 2018
The Office of Campus Community Relations is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 Campus Community Book Project (CCBP) program, which will support the selection of The Book of Joy by the Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, and Douglas Abrams on the theme of “community building.”

Aldana to Co-Chair HSI Task Force

September 12, 2018
Chancellor Gary S. May recently added Raquel Aldana, associate vice chancellor for Academic Diversity, as co-chair of the task force he established to coordinate UC Davis’ planning to become a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution, or HSI.