Anne Ternus-Bellamy

UC Davis honors alums, others with awards

A philanthropic power couple dedicated to the arts, a physician working to reduce infant mortality worldwide and a veterinarian skilled in rehabilitating animals following oil spills around the globe are among this year’s UC Davis Cal Aggie Alumni Association award winners. They will be honored alongside a number of other outstanding individuals at the 43rd […]

October 16, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged , ,

UCD receives $1.5M from Iranian-American for Persian studies

Silicon Valley philanthropist and humanitarian Bita Daryabari has made a $1.5 million gift to UC Davis to broaden the university’s Persian studies program. The gift will establish the Bita Daryabari Presidential Chair in Persian Language and Literature and help transform UCD into a leading force in teaching, research and outreach that advances global understanding of […]

September 25, 2015 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Mellon Grant will support UCD’s community-based humanities research

The UC Davis Humanities Institute recently received a $400,000 award from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to launch a new program that will support humanities graduate students in leading community-based research projects beginning this fall. Pairing community organizations with graduate students whose research bridges a wide variety of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, […]

August 05, 2015 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Former foster youths aided by UCD’s Guardian programs

UC Davis student Hen Werner was in the financial aid office filling out paperwork when she got to a field that stopped her short: “Parent Information.” “I had to leave this part blank,” Werner said to the financial aid officer as she handed in the paperwork. “I don’t have anyone.” Werner is a former foster […]

December 18, 2014 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

UC Davis exceeds campaign goal in a record-breaking year of giving

Donors committed $165.7 million in gifts and pledges to UC Davis during the 2013-14 fiscal year, surpassing the previous year’s total of $149.1 million and marking the eighth consecutive year that philanthropic gifts and pledges to UCD have exceeded $100 million. During the fiscal year, the university celebrated successfully concluding The Campaign for UC Davis, […]

October 08, 2014 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Scholarship aims to boost Central Valley students

It is not often that a 20-year-old college student can claim a seat at the table of an international business deal at a California vineyard. But that is precisely what UC Davis student Maile Frelinger realized through her internship at Bakersfield-based Sunview Vineyards. It is experience the university is working to replicate with many other […]

December 01, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

UCD set to honor seven alumni

The chief executive officer of the company that brought touch-based computing to the mainstream, an entrepreneur who appeared on ABC’s “Shark Tank” and sells origami sound systems across the world, and a teen runaway-turned-philanthropist are among the winners of this year’s UC Davis Cal Aggie Alumni Association awards. They will be honored, along with other […]

September 26, 2013 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Veteran local educators honored for support of former foster youths

Longtime Yolo County educators and UC Davis alumni Sandi Redenbach and Ken Gelatt are the 2013 winners of the Charles J. Soderquist Award, an honor bestowed by the university in recognition of exceptional volunteer leadership and philanthropy benefiting the campus community. Created in 2005 by the UC Davis Foundation, the award honors the late Charles […]

May 12, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

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