Student News

Challenge Accepted

May 20, 2018
D’Angelo Martinez ’21 holds nine associate degrees, and he accomplished all of that before stepping foot on the University of California, Davis campus as a first-year student.

Landing a Dream Job

October 27, 2017
This summer, Melanie Hanson ’17 achieved nearly every student’s dream: She landed a job in her chosen field just a week after walking across the commencement stage.

Meet the Mays

October 27, 2017
A conversation with UC Davis' accomplished chancellor couple

Global Education for All

October 15, 2017
UC Davis students have long benefited from global education, through study abroad programs, a diverse student body that includes international and immigrant students and ample opportunities to participate in research that has an impact on global economies, the environment and more.

Welcoming Dean Lindstrom

September 02, 2017
Q&A with Dean Lauren Lindstrom: New School of Education dean shares her background and what excites her about UC Davis.

Leading the Way at UC Davis

February 03, 2015

By Breeanna Meunier

Zoe Kelsey ’16 says “the first time I stepped onto the campus to take a tour, I felt like I was meant to go here.” This communications major says that she fell in love with the “atmosphere of the town and community of the students.”

Fast-forward to today, and Kelsey couldn’t be happier with her decision as she is about to attend her second year, and says she has “made the best friends I’ve ever had”.

Raising a Born Leader

January 03, 2015

by Dana Topousis

The bond between mother and daughter is easy to see. It is forged with respect and unconditional love—and laughter, lots of laughter.

Lisa Elzy Watson and her then-husband, Marion, raised their children in Culver City, a suburb of Los Angeles. “Mariah had boundless energy as a child,” said Lisa of her daughter, Mariah Kala Watson. “She had tremendous drive and passion. My goal was to teach her how to use all that energy, to channel her curiosity without quashing her spirit.”