The Alberini Family Speaker Series is supported through
an endowment by the Carlos and Andrea Alberini Family Foundation.
It brings renowned innovators and thinkers in design to campus
and in virtual formats to inspire students and encourage
community engagement and learning.
UC Davis faculty members Glenda Drew, professor of design,
and Jesse Drew, professor of cinema and digital
media, in collaboration with Melissa Chandon, continuing
lecturer in design, and the International Class Conscious
Photographers Collective, created “WE ARE
ESSENTIAL,” a site-specific media arts installation
specially crafted for the “Salute to Labor Awards Gala.”
Professors Jae Yong
Suk and Michael
Siminovitch—through the California Lighting Technology Center
and the Center for Mind and Brain at UC Davis have—received $200k
jointly from Toyota Boshoku America and Seoul Semiconductor to
investigate the potential mitigating effects of discrete color in
light on human mood and stress. The research is now in its second
Please join us for a virtual open house to learn more about the
UC Davis Graduate Program in Design.
The UC Davis MFA in Design is a two-year program that encourages
an interdisciplinary research based approach that allows students
to take advantage of the many resources available at a top tier
public university. We offer graduate students a unique chance to
work with dedicated and renowned faculty (across a broad spectrum
of design related disciplines) as well as with faculty, staff,
researchers, and students across the entire university.
The UC Davis Design Museum explores racism through cartoons in
the installation “STILL: Racism in America, A Retrospective in
Cartoons.” Showcasing the work of pioneering father/daughter
cartoonists the late Brumsic Brandon, Jr. and Barbara
Brandon-Croft, the exhibition runs Jan. 23 through April 21,
The UC Davis Department of Design in collaboration with Royal
College of Art, London present WEARABLES COLLECTIVE, a
two-day symposium focused on e-textiles, smart clothing and other
forms of wearable technology applications for health and
wellbeing. Associate Professor of Design Gozde Goncu-Berk is
the UC Davis conference chair.
Design Museum, 124 Cruess Hall, California Avenue, Davis, California