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Virtual Arts & Humanities 2020 Graduate Exhibition To Open May 28

The Arts & Humanities 2020 Graduate Exhibition, usually on view at the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, has moved to the museum website from May 28-June 14. The virtual exhibition will feature individual galleries for 29 students in seven disciplines — art, design, art history, music, Native American studies, creative writing and cultural studies. Despite the challenges presented by COVID-19 and remote planning, the same number of departments are participating as in years past, with the Department of Native American Studies joining for the first time.

UC Davis graduate student Peter Torres

Grad Slam Finalist Profile: Linguistics Ph.D. Candidate Peter Joseph Torres

UC Grad Slam is an annual contest in which master’s and Ph.D. students across UC campuses – in disciplines ranging from hard sciences to humanities – compete to sum up their research for a general audience. Students present the significance and fundamental points of their work at UC Davis in a clear, direct and interesting manner. Finalist Peter Joseph Torres is a graduate student in the Linguistics program.

UC Davis graduate student Claire Shaw

Grad Slam Finalist Profile: Animal Biology Graduate Student Claire Shaw

UC Grad Slam is an annual contest in which master’s and Ph.D. students across UC campuses – in disciplines ranging from hard sciences to humanities – compete to sum up their research for a general audience. Students present the significance and fundamental points of their work at UC Davis in a clear, direct and interesting manner. Finalist Claire Shaw is a graduate student in the Animal Biology program.

UC Davis grad student Kristina Rodriguez

Grad Slam Finalist Profile: Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Student Kristina Rodriguez

UC Grad Slam is an annual contest in which master’s and Ph.D. students across UC campuses – in disciplines ranging from hard sciences to humanities – compete to sum up their research for a general audience. Students present the significance and fundamental points of their work at UC Davis in a clear, direct and interesting manner. Finalist Kristina Rodriguez is a graduate student in the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership program.

UC Davis graduate student Amelia Munson

Grad Slam Finalist Profile: Animal Behavior Ph.D. Student Amelia Munson

 UC Grad Slam is an annual contest in which master’s and Ph.D. students across UC campuses – in disciplines ranging from hard sciences to humanities – compete to sum up their research for a general audience. Students present the significance and fundamental points of their work at UC Davis in a clear, direct and interesting manner. Finalist Amelia Munson is a graduate student in the Animal Behavior program.

UC Davis graduate student Morgan Matson

Grad Slam Finalist Profile: Chemistry Ph.D. Student Morgan Matson

UC Grad Slam is an annual contest in which master’s and Ph.D. students across UC campuses – in disciplines ranging from hard sciences to humanities – compete to sum up their research for a general audience. Students present the significance and fundamental points of their work at UC Davis in a clear, direct and interesting manner. Finalist Morgan Matson is a graduate student in the Chemistry program.

People hugging at the Graduate Studies Commencement

Graduate Studies Releases Virtual Commencement Celebration Details

On May 1, Graduate Studies announced that it will be hosting its Virtual Celebration on June 11.  All eligible graduate students were sent a personalized email with directions describing how to register for the virtual celebration.  Graduates will have the opportunity to create a personalized slide and their names will also be pre-recorded by a professional name reader. The Virtual Celebrations will be available on the Graduate Studies Commencement webpage on June 11 at 10:00 a.m.

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GradPathways Institute Announces 2020-2021 Professors for the Future Fellows

Fifteen graduate students and postdoctoral scholars from the University of California, Davis, have been named the 2020-2021 fellows in the Professors for the Future (PFTF) program. Established in 1992, Professors for the Future is a year-long competitive fellowship program designed to develop the leadership skills of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars who have demonstrated their commitment to professionalism, integrity, and academic service.

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