Mellon Foundation Renews Support for Public Scholars Program

June 12, 2018

The trustees of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have approved a grant of $600,000 to the UC Davis Humanities Institute to continue support for the UC Davis College of Letters and Science public scholars program for the next three years.

Migration and Refugee Scholars, Activists Talk at UC Davis

February 05, 2018
"Border Protests and Transnational Solidarities," organized by the Mellon Initiative in Comparative Border Studies at UC Davis will examine border and migration issues in Palestine, Korea, North Africa, Latin America and Kashmir.

Borders Examined in All Day Symposium

April 10, 2017
Scholars from around the world will be at UC Davis for the Comparative Border Studies Initiative symposium “Borders: What’s Up With That? Displacements, Belongings, Rights.”

UC Davis Launches Public Scholars Program

March 02, 2016
A new UC Davis Public Scholars Program, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will be officially launched March 7 with the program “The Humanities Engaged” and announcement of the first projects.

Mellon scholar brings insight into initiative

October 14, 2015
A new research initiative, Reimagining Indian Ocean Worlds, examines the diverse places – from Tanzania to Indonesia - the ocean touches and how they are all connected by it. The initiative holds its first symposium Friday, Oct. 16.