Michael Butts spoke to Milton Lang (associate vice chancellor for student life, campus community and retention service) and Kamaal Thomas (student assistant for the Center for African Diaspora Student Success) about the new Center for African Diaspora Student Success.
On May 19th, 2015 UC Davis hosted a student forum to help create and transition to the ideal university of the 21st century. The forum allowed students to discuss what their vision is about the university in the future. This inactive was launched by the chancellor in late 2014, and is currently in phase 2, the listening phase.
Our KDVS news reporter, Isabel Moniz, recently covered the 10th annual Davis Feminist Film Festival. The festival featured local and international films focused on feminist issues. Listen to learn more about the event.
Today’s news segment will include the following topics: a recent culturally insensitive photo taken by the UC Davis Women’s Lacrosse team, remembering the Hunger Strike that brought about the UC Davis Cross Cultural Center, and a look at an art gallery put on by members of Iraq Veterans against the War.
This Monday news segment will cover the first annual mental awareness fair at UC Davis, a piece on a demand for a Palestinian Studies major, and a story on the event “End the Silence”, which focuses on college student suicide rates and mental health.
With increasing reports of sexual assault on university campuses across the country, UC president Janet Napolitano decided to take action by creating recommendations for all UCs to follow. This action was taken in order to relook sexual assault policies across campuses. KDVS News reporter, Will Phung, reports on the campaign.
On Tuesday April 21st, UC Davis hosted Take Back the Night. This movement was created to bring awareness not just to sexual violence, but gender and domestic violence as well. Our KDVS News reporter, Isabel Moniz, reports on the event.
Our KDVS news reporter, Richard Robey, covered a very special art exhibit. On Sunday, an art exhibit will take place in San Francisco known as the Postal-Collage Project. One of our very own professors from UC Davis had the opportunity to participate in the project. Interviews with the professor and others are included.
This Monday news segment covered a Yolo art exhibit as well as a feature on TEDx talks. On April 26th, UC Davis hosted the 5th annual TEDx UC Davis event at the Mondavi Center. TEDx UC Davis is an independent, non-profit, student-run organization focused on spreading ideas within the local community.