Professor Clay Tanaka was presented with the William and Sally
Rutter Distinguished Teaching Award and King Hall's 2010-11
scholarship donors and recipients were honored at the 32nd Annual
Scholarship Recognition and Distinguished Teaching Award
celebration on March 31. The event included tributes to Professor
Tanaka from Dean Kevin R. Johnson and Senior Assistant Dean for
Student Affairs Hollis Kulwin, as well as remarks from scholarship
recipient Elica Vafaie ’11.
The King Hall community mourns the passing of Professor Keith Aoki,
who died at the age of 55 on April 26 following a prolonged illness.
A brilliant scholar, devoted teacher, and beloved colleague, Professor
Aoki had a lasting, positive impact on faculty and students.
With California facing critical environmental law issues related to
climate change, water rights, and other pressing concerns, the new
California Environmental Law and Policy Center at UC Davis School
of Law is poised to address the legal challenges involved in ways
that positively impact the state, the nation, and the world as it trains
the next generation of environmental law leaders.
Sacramento Superior Court Judge Lawrence Brown ’89 says that
when he volunteers for the King Hall Outreach Program (KHOP),
he’s only being selfish. “The King Hall Outreach Program greatly
deserves the support and enthusiasm of those of us hailing from
King Hall,” he said. “Selfishly, it’s also my kind of endeavor:
low effort and high impact.”
For David Hyman ’80, working with his friend Mark Perry ’80 to
establish the Richard Archibald Memorial Fund was not only a fitting
way to pay tribute to a recently deceased classmate on the occasion
of their 30-year reunion, but also a means of honoring an obligation
to help today’s King Hall students.