Alumni News

Mother-daughter team teaches English worldwide

November 04, 2019
In 1985 Carol Burrill held her baby girl, Kate, in her arms as she posed for a graduation photo next to the ARC Pavilion. She had just earned her master’s degree in linguistics. Twenty-two years later, Kate ’07 stood in the same spot for a photo the day she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in the same field.

Establishing a Professional Network

September 04, 2019
Here at the UC Davis Cal Aggie Alumni Association, we are here to help connect you to the extensive Aggie network across the globe. Whether you’re searching for your first job or an established professional, networking can assist with your career aspirations.

Acing the Job Interview

September 03, 2019
These resources from the UC Davis Cal Aggie Alumni Association will prepare you for even the toughest interview questions.

Find the Right Job

September 03, 2019
These resources from the UC Davis Cal Aggie Alumni Association will prepare you for even the toughest interview questions.

How to Stand Out in a Competitive Job Market

September 03, 2019
In today’s competitive market, an effective resume and cover letter needs to be a focused, concise summary of your qualifications, customized for the specific position for which you are applying.

Alumna Lobbyist Advocates for Women and Children

August 26, 2019
Angela Blanchard’s passion for travel influenced her career as a lobbyist and now she advocates for the education, health and equity of women and children. Through UC Center Sacramento, Blanchard gained mentors and internship experience.

Sip and Reminisce

May 01, 2019

By Trevor Stewart

The UC Davis Cal Aggie Alumni Association is celebrating Aggie Traditions with this year’s Alumni Wine Collection. To honor two of the longstanding traditions of UC Davis, Picnic Day and Pajamarino, the Alumni Wine Program partnered with Bucher Wines and brick & mortar wines to create a perfect wine pairing to enjoy with friends, family and fellow Aggies. The Picnic Day Pinot Noir is sold out, but there’s still time to get your hands on the delightful Pajamarino Chardonnay, by brick & mortar.

Russell Vineyard Joins Wine and Beer Program

March 20, 2019

By Ashley Han

Russell Vineyard is the newest addition to the Cal Aggie Alumni Association’s Beer and Wine Program, which connects alumni and the UC Davis community to a rich network of alumni wine and beer makers. The family-owned and operated vineyard outside of Healdsburg is two lush acres and sits on a hilltop in the middle of a 208-acre ranch.  

What Hiring Managers Want Beyond Skills

March 14, 2019

By Robin Reshwan

YOU WORKED DILIGENTLY at your job to develop expert-level skills and qualifications. Your experience and knowledge match the job description exactly. You thought for sure you were perfectly suited for a role –– and then you get the crushing news that someone else was hired.

You had an impeccable background –– so why the rejection? In short, skills alone are not enough to get you hired. Here are three traits hiring managers seek that applicants often overlook.

Young Alumnus Award Winner Reaches for the Stars

November 19, 2018

By Theresa Steinberger

This year’s Young Alumnus Award winner Richard Addante Ph.D. ’11 – only seven years out from graduation – is already the only psychologist to participate in a NASA simulation mission to Mars. During the mission, his team helped develop NASA’s understanding of challenges that may arise for humans confined together in a long mission.