Student Life

Scholarship honors memory of beloved student mentor

October 20, 2020

Rayann Eaves is just the sort of UC Davis student that the late Nancy Rupp Tibbitts would befriend—highly motivated, academically accomplished and fully engaged in the campus community.

Eaves is a senior in animal science, with an emphasis in livestock and dairy and a minor in global disease biology. She is an Aggie Ambassador, participates in the Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Field Day and is a leader in her sorority. After she graduates in June 2021, she hopes to become a large-animal veterinarian at the UC Davis Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital.

A Message From the Dean - September 2020

September 25, 2020
New school year brings challenges and hope  

 

The beautiful ducks, herons and other birds have returned to Lake Spafford, right in time to welcome students, staff and faculty to another rewarding school year for the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. This won’t be a typical fall quarter, of course, since most classes will be held online and extensive safety protocols will be in place on campus. But I, like so many of you, am hopeful for the future and eager to start the new academic year.  

Gwyneth Manser Awarded Graduate Scholarship from Geography Honor Society

September 09, 2020

Second year geography Ph.D. student Gwyneth Manser has received the 2020 Buzzard Graduate Scholarship from Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU), an international honor society for geography students. The $1,000 scholarship is given to one graduate student member of GTU each year.

“I’m incredibly honored to have received the 2020 Buzzard Graduate Scholarship,” she said. “Gamma Theta Upsilon’s generous support will assist me in launching my dissertation field work this winter.”

Iron Brew Winner: Caledonian Nights

July 28, 2020

Posted by John Stumbos and Dave Jones

Cheers to the student team whose Scottish export style ale, Caledonian Nights, winner of UC Davis’ 2020 Iron Brew competition, hit the market last week.

UC Davis students selected as Borlaug Scholars

July 24, 2020

Two UC Davis students—Abelina Jackson and Saarah Kuzay—are among those who have been selected as 2020 Borlaug Scholars by the National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB).

The Borlaug Scholars Program seeks to strengthen the plant breeding profession by helping support attendance of future leaders at the NAPB annual meeting. However, this year’s annual meeting will be held in a virtual format because of COVID-19 concerns. Each student will receive free registration for the conference and a membership in NAPB.

A Message From the Dean - June 2020

June 11, 2020
Graduating class of 2020 will make a difference in the world

Congratulations to the class of 2020! The hard work and perseverance of these students, whether they joined us as freshmen or as transfer students, has been a wise investment in the future for them individually and collectively for society as a whole. Their UC Davis bachelor’s degrees will open the doors of opportunity throughout their lives, and we expect they will make the most of those opportunities because of the values and skills they cultivated here.

2020 College Award Recipients

June 11, 2020

Each year we honor a handful of CA&ES undergraduate students who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in the areas of academic excellence, distinctive leadership and community or public service. Eight of these outstanding students are being honored as the academic year officially draws to a close with virtual commencement ceremonies on Friday, June 12.

Students rise to the occasion at the UC Davis Goat Teaching and Research Facility

April 10, 2020

The dedication and character of UC Davis students is clearly evident at the Goat Teaching and Research Facility these days.

“Operations need to continue at the goat facility because the goats need to be fed and milked—regardless of current events,” said Teresa Greenhut, a student resident at the goat barn and adjacent creamery.