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Campus to Test WarnMe Notification System April 24

UC Davis emergency officials encourage employees and students to review and add to their contact information used for the WarnMe emergency notification system before it is tested midday on Wednesday, April 24.

In the last of three regular tests for the academic year, UC Davis will send alerts by text message and email to faculty, staff and students, all of whom are automatically registered to receive alerts through their UC Davis email. Text messages will be sent to those who have added mobile numbers to their WarnMe contact information.

Margaret Berrens and Diego Lopez Mateos Selected as UC President’s Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings Fellows

We are thrilled to announce Margaret Berrens, a Ph.D. candidate in Physical Chemistry, and Diego Lopez Mateos, a Ph.D. candidate in Biophysics, have been selected as two of the 20 UC President’s Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings Fellows for the 73rd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings in Physics taking place from June 30-July 5, 2024. This prestigious honor comes after a rigorous multi-stage selection process, first at UC Davis, and then by the UC President, who recognized their potential to represent the UC system.

Methods in Chemistry: Passing on the Intellectual Tradition of Critical Thinking with Javier Aztiazarain

Javier Aztiazarain was at a crossroads in his life. For years, he’d worked as an engineer for a production company, designing and building stage shows and live events for clients across the entertainment and sports industries. While he enjoyed the work, Aztiazarain wasn’t satisfied. He wanted to move in a different professional direction, one that still fed his love for design and his tinkering tendencies.  

Aztiazarain landed on analytical chemistry.

Four Faculty and Staff Honored for Global Engagement at UC Davis and Around the World (2023-24)

Four faculty and staff members from UC Davis are being recognized for their outstanding global engagement work with two key awards: the Chancellor’s Award for International Engagement and the Excellence in Teaching for Global Learning Award. These awards recognize the outstanding work of UC Davis faculty and staff in international education, research and service.  

Graduate Studies Commencement Is Changing. Here’s How.

Graduate Studies is thrilled to announce the 2024 Graduate Studies Commencement, which will take place on Thursday, June 13 at the University Credit Union Center. But starting this year we’re changing things up a bit. So, what’s different and what’s staying the same?

What do graduate students say about their UC Davis mentorship experiences?

January is National Mentoring Month. We reached out to three graduate students to get some insight into how Graduate Studies' mentoring resources have impacted their educational and scholarly journey. We asked each of them two questions:

  • Why is mentoring important to graduate student success?
  • Why is it important for Graduate Studies to offer mentorship programs that cultivate a strong mentorship culture at UC Davis?

See their responses below.


Winter Break Resources for Graduate Students

Things will look a little different around campus during the winter break, but resources are still available for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. UC Davis will be closed December 25, 26, and 29, and January 1, for the winter holidays. Staffing is expected to be minimal December 27-28. 

Below is more information about what graduate students can expect and what resources are available throughout winter break.

Walker Hall Closure and Graduate Studies Staff Availability