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SA Spotlight: Aggie Moonlight Breakfast

January 15, 2019

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day; but to students studying for their final exams, it may be the most important meal of the night too. Last quarter, Chancellor Gary S. May, the ASUCD Coffee House and the Division of Student Affairs presented the inaugural Moonlight Breakfast in the CoHo between 9 p.m. and midnight on the second day of finals week, providing vital brain fuel to students facing a long night of studying.

Spotlight: Program Gets Girls Excited About STEM, Wins Award

November 28, 2018
STEM for Girls, now in its eighth year, is a joint project of the Women’s Resources and Research Center (WRRC) and the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering. It aims to equip the approximately 60 girls from underrepresented groups who participate each year with the confidence to pursue their interest in a STEM field. 

What You Need to Know About Coursework During and After the Campus Closure

November 21, 2018

We recognize that you may be feeling stressed from the disruption to your classes and the uncertainty about what will happen once the campus reopens on Monday, November 26, 2018. Instructors have been encouraged to be flexible and empathetic to students. Instructors, however, have to balance this desire to help students with the need to meet the learning goals for their courses. They want you to be well prepared as you advance in your major.

8 Ways to Get Involved

September 27, 2018

At UC Davis there are so many ways for students to have fun, expand their horizons, meet other students and find their place in the Aggie family—everything from academic enrichment to recreation to community service and much more! Here are eight ways you can get involved at UC Davis:

The Practice of Freedom

September 25, 2018

"There is no such thing as a neutral educational process. Education either functions as an instrument which is used to facilitate the integration of the younger generation into the logic of the present system and bring about conformity to it, or it becomes ‘the practice of freedom,’ the means by which men and women deal critically and creatively with the reality and discover how to participate in the transformation of their world.” — Richard Shaull (1919-2002)

Nurturing the Dream

September 25, 2018

Nurturing the Dream celebrates the Student Community Center — a tangible symbol of goals set, struggles fought and dreams realized — and draws attention to the beautiful and tranquil natural setting of its north entrance.

The individual ceramic tiles reflect the multiple cultures, intersecting identities, and rich diversity of all those welcomed in the center. They also represent the various paths, goals, causes and struggles of the students: academic, social, personal and political.

The Unfinished Dream

September 25, 2018

In June 1990, UC Davis Art in Public Places issued a call to artists for a mural competition to "portray UC Davis' transition to a campus of true diversity, reflecting the richness of its many cultures and supporting its growing underrepresented populations."

Kim Anno and Miranda Bergman were selected by a committee of students, staff and faculty to paint the mural, which they titled The Unfinished Dream.