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Mellon Foundation Awards $1.5M for Disability Studies

An American studies professor in the UC Davis College of Letters and Science has received a $1.5 million award from the Mellon Foundation for a project to explore the intersection of research on disability and chronic illness. The three-year project in partnership with Yale University aims to develop a national network of scholars, culture workers and organizers who will bring disability justice approaches to the study of chronic illness.

Five Fulbright Grants Awarded to Letters and Science Students, Alumni

Two students and three alumni of the UC Davis College of Letters and Science have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants to study and teach in other countries.

They are among 10 recipients across UC Davis to be awarded 2022-23 Fulbright fellowships, said Scott Palmer, prestigious scholarship advisor for the campus.