The First Century
How did Davis become a city? Most people think it took half the town burning down to convince residents of what was then Davisville to incorporate 100 years ago.
As the director of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Neal Benezra, M.A. ’78, has been active in the transformation of the modern art landscape in San Francisco.
In 2015, Joyce Lee ’00 was named head of design at Madewell, the J.Crew sister brand.
A Real Winner
José Quiñonez ’94 was honored by the MacArthur Foundation with the “genius grant” for his work bridging the gap between banks and low-income immigrants.
Training for a Marathon
Tips for safely running your first — or next — marathon.
Man of the Court
At UC Davis, Darius Graham ’17 was part of basketball coach Jim Les’ first recruiting class, earning a full scholarship, and over five seasons has become a star player.
Build an Owl Box
Owls are adept at controlling pest populations — a skill you can use in your backyard while protecting owls from secondary poisoning caused by rodent killers.
Strawberry Spinach Smoothie
This smoothie from the UC Davis Student Health and Wellness Center provides more than a third of your daily fruit and vegetable servings.
How To Start a Vermicompost
Transform your food waste into premium compost.
Acquired in 1950, the University Airport operates as a general aviation airport.
Recent Protests Revive Free Speech Debate
At UC Davis, activists this year have fought against the Dakota Access Pipeline, policies like the immigration order, and for and against a local appearance by controversial former Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopolous.
Two Research Projects Tackle Getting Older
Information abounds on the kinds of exercise that can keep your body strong, but what will keep your mind healthy?
Dog Trainers and Farmers
When the pressures of dual careers in veterinary medicine accumulate, Danika and Mike Bannasch retreat to their 40-acre slice of heaven, 15 minutes west of campus.
Since graduation, Fawzi Haimor ’05, M.A. ’07, has performed with some of America’s finest orchestras. He takes over a highly-regarded German orchestra in September.
5 Things To Know About Dan Hawkins
Dan Hawkins’ career came full circle when he returned to his alma mater, taking over as head coach of the UC Davis football program.
Regents Confirm Gary May as Chancellor
Gary S. May, engineering dean at the Georgia Institute of Technology, was confirmed by unanimous vote of the Board of Regents at a special meeting on Feb. 23.
Professor Helps Redefine Sacramento Public Spaces
New designs for some of Sacramento’s well known but underused downtown public spaces are in the works, with a little help from a UC Davis professor and his students.
Workshop Tackles How To Teach the Holocaust
Workshop aims to help secondary English and history teachers better understand the Holocaust and then develop lesson plans on the subject.
MU Reopens, More Updates Planned
A $23.5 million project replaced divided rooms with open lounge space, and a two-story atrium has been added on the north side.
Here: Animal Science Education
UC Davis veterinarians, technicians and students provide vital zoo health care.
Silo Union Gets Food Service Boost
A new driveway for four food trucks, along with a large canopy for diners, opened in April.
Arboretum Waterway Improvement Begins
First it flowed east. Then it hardly flowed at all. Soon it will flow gently to the west — making the campus waterway a more dynamic element of the UC Davis Arboretum.