Fall/Winter 2019-20

Sky’s the Limit

Vicky Benzing ’80 became an aerosport pilot for her second career.

Action Figure

John Hennigan ’02 has become a star of pro wrestling.

On the Board

Cara-Beth Burnside ’92 helped find a place for women in pro skateboarding.

Moving Stories

Mark Ferrando ’11 is an actor and a stunt performer.

Cat Guru

Postdoctoral researcher Mikel Delgado studies cat behavior and welfare.

Cycling Scientist

Jason Moore, M.S. ’07, Ph.D. ’12, studies and teaches bicycle dynamics.

Power Naps

Hammocks arrived on the Quad in 2014.

Mothers United

Ashlee Gadd ’08 launched personal essay site Coffee + Crumbs to publish honest stories about motherhood.

Made From Skratch

Allen Lim ’94 reinvented himself, founding Skratch Labs to offer natural pre-packaged snacks for athletes.

Making Change

Aileen Zhong ’14 trained girls and young women to run for office; now she works in policy for startup Booster Fuels.

Novel Approach

Jamil Jan Kochai, M.A. ’17, tells the story of a trip to his parents’ native village in Afghanistan in his new book.

Deep Impact

A chance meeting in middle school led Anthony Williams ’90 to a path of success.

Hexter to Step Down

The provost and executive vice chancellor will leave the post at the end of the school year.

The Future of Food

The Food Valley initiative imagines transforming the Sacramento region into an incubator pipeline for food science innovations.

Here: Aggie Pride

The student section watches the Homecoming football game against Cal Poly in October.

Man About Town

Bob Dunning ’68, J.D. ’73, celebrates 50 years with the local newspaper.

50 Years of Ethnic Studies

African American and African, Asian American, Chicana and Chicano, and Native American studies programs started in 1969 at UC Davis.

Communal Living

Yosemite Hall, the newest residence hall on campus, replaced Webster Hall in the fall.

All Access

A new program promises to transform the traditional textbook model.


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