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Siblings overcome major challenges to earn UCD degrees

“Never give up” is the title of the commencement speech that UC Davis students Christy Turcios and her brother, Miguelangel, have written with their lives. Christy will deliver the speech as they mark their graduation at the College of Engineering ceremony on Friday and celebrate overcoming the challenges of immigrating to the U.S. from Guatemala, […]

UCD student empowers youth for community projects

UC Davis junior Anna Peare of Lafayette has served as a community development volunteer in four Latin American countries, and now she is helping Sacramento-area youths create positive change in their own back yards. Peare, a community and regional development major, has helped establish and expand the reach of the first Backyard Program of the […]

UCD student wins University Medal for excellence

Andrew Magee, who pursues heady research on the tree of life and gives chase to combatants in campus Nerf games, has been named the top graduating senior at UC Davis. The San Jose resident is the 2015 recipient of the University Medal for excellence in undergraduate studies, outstanding community service and the promise of future […]

Guitars, brain warrant prestigious UCD scholarships

Belief in the power of guitar music and a quest to understand the mind have motivated two UC Davis students who have been awarded prestigious scholarships. Lauren Salinero of Mountain View will use a $10,000 Donald A. Strauss Scholarship to establish a program to teach Sacramento-area veterans to play the guitar. Atrin Toussi of Rocklin […]

From grad cap to hard hat: Job market improves for Class of 2015

To build her career, UC Davis senior Maria Muñoz soon will trade her graduation cap and gown for a hard hat and work boots. The civil engineering major starts work later this month as a field engineer with a general contractor and is among the Class of 2015 members launching their careers in a healthier job […]

Supreme Court justice is first of commencement guest speakers

Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, an associate justice of the California Supreme Court, will be the first guest speaker this commencement season, addressing the School of Law graduates on Friday. Before he joined the state’s highest court in January, Cuéllar had a distinguished career as a legal scholar specializing in administrative law, criminal law and public policy. He […]

May 15, 2015 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Internships move UCD doctoral students beyond academia

Some doctoral students at UC Davis are going far beyond campus labs and academia. They are engaging in practical work at a leading pharmaceutical company, studying air pollution for a state agency and researching malaria in Uganda. The Career Exploration Through Internships program, a new career-development and paid-internship program at UCD, is part of a […]

May 03, 2015 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Watch them in action

* Junior Kristi Lin of San Diego combined her study of landscape architecture with her love of piano to create landscape design. Using neuroscience, she assigned forms to the musical phrases of Debussy’s “Clair de Lune” and used the structure of the composition to place those forms in landscape design. Video: https://youtu.be/eZr4RFpyi8g * Senior Ayala Berger of […]

April 26, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Intellectual curiosity on display at UCD student research conference

Watch them in action: * Junior Kristi Lin of San Diego combined her study of landscape architecture with her love of piano to create landscape design. Using neuroscience, she assigned forms to the musical phrases of Debussy’s “Clair de Lune” and used the structure of the composition to place those forms in landscape design. Video: https://youtu.be/eZr4RFpyi8g […]

April 26, 2015 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

UCD Store employee named Student Employee of the Year

A UC Davis Stores employee — who has helped fellow students save almost $2 million through textbook rentals — is stacking Aggie Pride sky high. Senior Andrew Musca of Ripon is being honored as the 2015 Northern California Student Employee of the Year. The award, presented by the Western Association of Student Employment Administrators, considers […]

April 22, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

UCD expands emergency notification service

Safety officials at UC Davis announced this week an expansion of the campus’ WarnMe and Aggie Alert system, with registration no longer limited to students, staff and faculty. WarnMe and Aggie Alert messages will now go to parents, employees’ family members, campus neighbors and others who sign up via the community registration page: https://www.getrave.com/login/ucdavis-community. “Safety is a top […]

April 17, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Davis apartment vacancies down, rents static or increasing

Apartment vacancy in the city of Davis is down and rents are static or up slightly, according to a fall survey commissioned by Student Housing at UC Davis and released Tuesday. The annual vacancy- and rental-rate survey, now in its 39th year, is designed to provide the campus and the Davis community with information for […]

February 18, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

UCD is nationally recognized for community engagement

UC Davis is being nationally recognized for community engagement in its own neighborhoods and around the world. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching on Wednesday announced that UCD is among those colleges and universities to receive the 2015 Community Engagement Classification. The classification — newly awarded to 83 institutions and now held by […]

January 13, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

GPAS and test scores up for UCD’s newest undergrads

UC Davis this fall enrolled a record number of students and one of its strongest undergraduate entering classes — including gains in academic quality, historically underrepresented minorities, global diversity and other measures. The university, which ranks ninth among all U.S. public research universities according to U.S. News & World Report, enrolled 35,415 students from 104 […]

December 17, 2014 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged
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