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Forum 16:

The Public University and the Social Good: UC Davis Student Views

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Held Monday, June 2, 2014

Forum Summary

Davis Honors Challenge (DHC) students Andrea Jao, Jack Killion, Michael Rogers, Susan Rowe, Megan Sabbah, and Jack Taylor will discuss UC Davis student views on “the public university and the social good,” gleaned from an online survey, a focus group, and one-on-one interviews conducted spring quarter.

Panelists Adela de la Torre, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Professor in the Department of Chicana/o Studies, and Director of the Center for Transnational Health, UC Davis; and Ann Huff Stevens, Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics, and Director of the Center for Poverty Research, UC Davis, will join the DHC teams after their presentation to discuss the implications of their findings and respond to audience questions. The student presenters will be introduced by their DHC professor, Dr. Nesrin Sarigul-Klijn, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Director of the Space Engineering Research and Graduate Program (SpaceED), UC Davis.