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Team Graduate School: Project Helps Prospective Students See Themselves in a Ph.D. Program

On April 6, the University of California, Davis hosted the California Forums for Diversity in Graduate Education. The forums help promote a positive campus climate and social justice in higher education for advanced undergraduates and master’s candidates who belong to groups that are currently underrepresented in doctoral-level programs. During this day-long event, Davis hosted 1,400 prospective doctoral students from all over Northern California that included 28 workshops and panels and 200 graduate school recruiting tables.

UC Davis Ph.D. Student Rebecca Hogue Wins Mellon/ACLS Fellowship

Ph.D. candidate Rebecca Hogue has been awarded a prestigious Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for 2019-20. The Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship is a national competition awarded to 65 graduate students in the humanities and social sciences across the United States for a one-year term to support their last year of Ph.D. dissertation writing. The title of Rebecca’s dissertation is “Archipelagos of Resistance: Anti-Nuclear Writing of Oceania, 1975-2018.”

How Psychedelics Could Help Treat Depression with Neuroscience Ph.D. Student Lindsay Cameron

In the hunt for therapeutics to treat mood disorders, UC Davis researchers have turned to compounds found in psychedelics. Neuroscience Ph.D. student Lindsay Cameron is on the forefront of this research. Her research with the Olson Lab has shown that microsdosing rats with DMT can positively affect their mood and anxiety

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