Over 10 years ago, students on the University of California, Davis campus passed the Facilities and Campus Enhancement (FACE) Initiative, which led to the formation of a student-initiated and student-run recruitment and retention office.
The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program is now accepting applications for the 2012-2013 academic year. The program, commonly known as the McNair Scholars Program, is dedicated to providing research-related experiences and academic support to talented undergraduates.
After UC Davis graduate students raised concerns with Chancellor Katehi about the highly decentralized graduate financial support on campus, administrators have been busy working to see that their concerns are addressed.
Congratulations to the latest National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program award winners! There are approximately 40 current or incoming UC Davis graduate students with new NSF fellowship awards (and 16 undergrads who may study elsewhere).
California Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. has appointed Pharmacology and Toxicology alumnus, George Alexeeff, as director of the Office of Environmental Health and Hazard Assessment at the California Environmental Protection Agency.
The first weekend of February 2012, UC LEADS (University of California Leadership Excellence through Advanced Degrees) Undergraduate Research Program students from each University of California campus traveled to UC San Diego to attend the annual UC LEADS Symposium.