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"9/11 Generation" Lives Life Under Surveillance
By Jeffrey Day - Young people of South Asian, Afghan and Arab descent growing up in a post-9/11 world feel constantly under suspicion and surveillance. Their lives are the focus of the book THE 9/11 GENERATION: YOUTH, RIGHTS, AND SOLIDARITY IN THE WAR ON TERROR (New York University Press) by Sunaina Marr Maira, a professor in the UC Davis Department of Asian American Studies.
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ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship Awarded to Mario Biagioli
By Loren Michael Mortimer - Distinguished Professor of Law and Science and Technology Studies Mario Biagioli has been awarded a Collaborative Research Fellowship by the American Council of Learned Societies. The award will support a project entitled "Machine-Made Law: Mapping the Modern Patent Episteme (1790-2000)." His collaborator is Professor Alain Pottage, from the London School of Economics.
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ACLS Fellowship Awarded to Suzana M. Sawyer
By Alan Wong – Associate Professor of Anthropology Suzana M. Sawyer has been awarded a 2017 fellowship by the American Council of Learned Societies. The award will support a project entitled "Suing Chevron: Law, Science, and Contamination in Ecuador and Beyond."
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Announcing 2016-17 ISS Junior Faculty Research Grants
The Institute for Social Sciences is pleased to announce its 2016-17 Junior Faculty Research Grants. This support for new and groundbreaking research ranges throughout the Division of Social Sciences.
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Announcing Environments & Societies Winter Colloquium Series
The "Environments & Societies: History, Literature, and Justice" Research Initiative has announced its Winter Quarter 2017 colloquium series. Speakers from several different universities will address the human-nature interactions critical to meeting the environmental challenges of our era.
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Anthropology Professor Raises $5,000 to Help Save Lions in Tanzania
Monique Borgerhoff Mulder wrapped up a successful fundraising campaign in October to monitor their efforts to stop lion killing in Tanzania, and to determine where and how to expand her her project.
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Anthropology Students Analyze Strategy for Slowing Climate Change
REDD+ provides financial incentives to nations, organizations, and communities who work to slow local rates of deforestation. Here, the students of ANT 103H: Conservation and People, led by Professor Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, assess the program’s efficacy in slowing global climate change.
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Approved Researchers at UC Davis Get No-fee Access to Restricted U.S. Census Data
Approved researchers at UC Davis can now access non-public data from the U.S. Census Bureau and many other federal agencies without paying thousands of dollars in access fees.
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ASPIRE Symposium Celebrates Undergraduate Research
By Diana Selmeczy – The ISS ASPIRE Undergraduate Research Program held its third annual Spring Research Symposium on June 9, 2017 at the Center for Mind & Brain. The event featured a keynote by Dr. Simona Ghetti, a student presentation by Raphael Geddert, and poster presentations by each of the ASPIRE Scholars, detailing the research they completed during the 2016-2017 academic year.
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ASPIRE Symposium Showcases Undergraduate Research
By Emily Kappenman - The ISS ASPIRE Undergraduate Research Program held its second annual Spring Research Symposium on June 3, 2016 at the Center for Mind & Brain. The event featured poster presentations by each of the eleven ASPIRE Scholars, detailing the research they completed during the 2015-2016 academic year.
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