Katia Vega, assistant professor in the UC Davis College of Letters and Science’s Department of Design, is part a team that has won the SXSW Interactive Innovation Award in SciFi No Longer.
Two faculty members from the UC Davis College of Letters and Science Department of Design are part of a group selected for a year-long project bringing together local residents, public officials and experts to develop projects to strengthen resilience to sea level rise, severe storms, flooding and earthquakes.
OffGaming Class Not Just Playing Around Jeffrey Day November 16, 2017
The “Experimental Games” class is a cacophony of light and sound as students move around the room playing one another’s games, sharing ideas and just having fun.
OffA Bright Idea for Rural India Jeffrey Day November 16, 2017
In her native India, recent Department of Design MFA graduate Nikitaa Sivaakumar saw people struggling with inadequate lighting and noxious fumes from kerosene lanterns. Her solution is MakeGlow, a lantern made from a small solar panel, rechargeable battery, LEDs and recycled cardboard.
OffDesign Department and City Join Hands to Point the Way Jeffrey Day November 09, 2017
Finding one's way around the city of Davis is getting easier thanks to a joint effort by the Department of Design and the city. What started as an environmental design class project has turned into an easy-to-understand sign system for the city’s bicycle pathways.
OffScholarships Support Stellar Students Donna Justice September 30, 2017
Back-to-school time at the UC Davis College of Letters and Science means a rededication to our mission as a liberal arts powerhouse. More than ever, we’re focused on growing our students’ intellectual adaptability, critical thinking, and collaborative commitment to improving themselves and the world around them.
OffLucky Brand Executive and Family Endow Design Lecture Series Donna Justice September 30, 2017
In Spring 2017, Lucky Brand CEO Carlos Alberini and his family pledged a $300,000 gift to fund the Alberini Family Speaker Series in Design at UC Davis.