Student News

Paths to Parent Engagement and Philanthropy

August 27, 2019
As a new academic year kicks off, we are excited to see students returning to campus. And we are eager to help connect UC Davis parents with the many opportunities to get involved in enhancing the student experience.

10 Things I Learned During My Son’s Freshman Year at UC Davis

August 23, 2019
By Mary Jane Hornbuckle

Like many parents of UC Davis students, I keep lists: shopping lists, call/text/email lists and “to do” lists. The lists I kept for my son as he grew up could fill volumes. I worried about his well-being, his health, his happiness and whether he was completing the items on each week’s list!  But as he finishes his first year at UC Davis, I have another list for my son — a list of what I have learned about his capabilities and mine. My list is an ode to maturity-both his and mine.

Challenge Accepted

May 20, 2018
D’Angelo Martinez ’21 holds nine associate degrees, and he accomplished all of that before stepping foot on the University of California, Davis campus as a first-year student.

Landing a Dream Job

October 27, 2017
This summer, Melanie Hanson ’17 achieved nearly every student’s dream: She landed a job in her chosen field just a week after walking across the commencement stage.

Meet the Mays

October 27, 2017
A conversation with UC Davis' accomplished chancellor couple

Global Education for All

October 15, 2017
UC Davis students have long benefited from global education, through study abroad programs, a diverse student body that includes international and immigrant students and ample opportunities to participate in research that has an impact on global economies, the environment and more.

Welcoming Dean Lindstrom

September 02, 2017
Q&A with Dean Lauren Lindstrom: New School of Education dean shares her background and what excites her about UC Davis.

Leading the Way at UC Davis

February 03, 2015

By Breeanna Meunier

Zoe Kelsey ’16 says “the first time I stepped onto the campus to take a tour, I felt like I was meant to go here.” This communications major says that she fell in love with the “atmosphere of the town and community of the students.”

Fast-forward to today, and Kelsey couldn’t be happier with her decision as she is about to attend her second year, and says she has “made the best friends I’ve ever had”.