The UC Davis School of Law this week celebrated the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., the namesake of the school’s building. Read about activities that were planned for the school’s annual Day of Service and Celebration, and watch this MLK Day video from the law school.
On this Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, UC Davis Law is hosting its annual #MLK Day of Service and Celebration – part of our year-round efforts to honor the spirit of Dr. King, whose name graces our building and whose principles guide our mission. https://t.co/WrTNtqbul5 pic.twitter.com/5rcBcCFgHo— UC Davis Law (@UCDavisLaw) January 17, 2022
The keynote is writer Sterling Anderson, 3-time @NAACP Image Award Nominee https://t.co/hO5lvBp0Gy, w/speakers: Dean Kevin Johnson, DEI Fellow Alexis Elston, Law student Ethan Hicks, & Black Law Student Assoc. Pres. Mariam Sossouadouno. Info + committee: https://t.co/pQGz73GkEy pic.twitter.com/I1K0B51szr— Renetta Garrison Tull, Ph.D. (@Renetta_Tull) January 17, 2022
Others also remembered King:
Today we celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. We hope your reflection on this day motivates actions that will move us all in the direction of his vision for what matters most: justice. pic.twitter.com/MWAvMiv64W— UC Davis Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (@UCD_Diversity) January 18, 2022
Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It's not just a day off, but a day to continue Dr. King's legacy. The mural pictured is in @UCDavisLaw's King Hall and was completed in 2019 to “encourage the continued legacy of leadership and pursuit of justice in honor of Dr. King.” pic.twitter.com/My6dUGaip0— UC Davis (@ucdavis) January 17, 2022
More questions for Chief T
New installment added to my IG highlights! Hop over to my Instagram (FireChiefT) for “Friday Fireside Chats” with Fire Chief T - I answer questions about @UCDavisFire, the fire service, & other random questions each week. #ucdavis 🔥 pic.twitter.com/4wpyZvZYsh— Nathan Trauernicht (@FireChiefT) January 15, 2022
The same culture and values that have made the UC Davis School of Medicine a major draw for prospective students has also kept many graduates on campus to serve as members of the faculty. In the above video, Kevin Mullins, associate clinical professor in the Sports Medicine Clinic, explains what drew him to UC Davis and kept him here through 13 years of training.
Blood donors needed
The @RedCross recently declared a national blood crisis as the #OmicronVariant spreads. Help #SaveLives by scheduling an appointment at a blood donation center near you. https://t.co/jsicCZyxcO pic.twitter.com/sqa6X9jHVw— UC Davis Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing (@UCDavis_Nursing) January 15, 2022
Cody Kitaura is a News and Media Relations Specialist in the Office of Strategic Communications, and can be reached by email or at 530-752-1932.