Graduate Program Coordinators Honored With Awards for Service, Innovation

Graduate Program Coordinators Lauren Worrell and Rosaisela Rodriguez have been named the recipients of this year's 2021-2022 Outstanding Graduate Program Coordinator and Innovation Awards. 

The awards were announced at this year's Advising Graduate Students (AGS) conference, which took place earlier this month. Both awardees were selected by a committee comprised of staff, faculty, and students from a pool of 13 nominations. 

Vaccination and Travel Updates for Graduate Students

In the interest of keeping graduate students informed about the latest vaccination policies and public health guidance, UC Davis Graduate Studies has developed the following summary for incoming and continuing graduate students.  Vaccines Required for Students, Faculty and Staff

UC Davis is working to implement the UC COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate, which was finalized and approved on July 15.

Native American Studies Department to Host Virtual Graduate Student Symposium

The 2021 symposium will be held virtually and will take place 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. PST Monday, April 26, to Thursday, April 29. This year’s theme, “From Red Power to Wallmapu Libre and Land Back: Engaging Hemispheric Indigenous Resistance Movements,” hopes to facilitate a forum that recognizes and connects the continued relevance of Indigenous resurgence especially significant in recent events.

Alumnus Prem Jain Receives Cal Aggie Alumni Association's Distinguished Achievement Award

Prem Jain, M.S. ’77, tech entrepreneur and 2017 Graduate Studies Commencement speaker, is among this year's CAAA honorees. Jain will be formally presented with the Distinguished Achievement Award at the virtual  “A Night at the Aggies" event on  Friday, May 7. All alumni and community members are invited to attend, free of charge. CAAA will announce at a later date how people can watch the online event.

A Message from the Vice Provost and Dean: Planning for Fall 2021

As you know, UC Davis has been operating mostly remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic since early last March. We write to inform you that we expect that instruction and research operations will return to pre-pandemic, in-person delivery at the start of the next academic year in September 2021.