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Mythbusting Common Misconceptions in the Major to Career Pipeline

“What are you majoring in?” “What do you want to do after you graduate?” These are some common questions your student may be asked from the time they are in high school through their time here at UC Davis. While these well-intentioned questions can come from friends, family members, professors, and peers, they may result in a variety of feelings for your student. Some students are still exploring their paths, and that’s okay! Career planning is a lifelong process, and there are many myths that can challenge your student along the way. Below, we have busted some common myths about majors and careers.

Financial Resources for Your Aggie

Whether your student is new to campus or drawing closer to graduation, knowing what resources are available to help alleviate financial stress is always valuable. Our Basic Needs webpage will help you discover a wide range of resources offered on campus, and here are a few that many find useful.

Chancellor’s Fellows keep UC Davis research and teaching on the cutting edge

I’m always impressed and inspired by the faculty we have here at UC Davis. And every year, we get a great reminder of our faculty’s excellence when a new class of Chancellor’s Fellows is named. These early career faculty members are recognized for their outstanding research and will carry the chancellor’s imprimatur for five years. With a cohort of nine fellows for 2023-2024, the program has reached a new milestone, having named 200 fellows since being established in 2000.

2023-24 Affinity Network and Aggie Parent and Family Association Scholarship Winners

The Cal Aggie Alumni Association recognizes the 2023-24 Affinity Network and APFA Scholarship Award Recipients.

On behalf of the donors, volunteers, the CAAA Board, the African and African Alumni Association (5A), Chicanx Latinx Alumni Association (CLAA), Sword and Sandals, and the Aggie Parent and Family Association (APFA), congratulations to the 2023-2024 recipients with outstanding leadership and dedication to the UC Davis community.

MLK Day: Service in his name

UC Davis School of Law students, faculty and alumni gathered at King Hall for the 5th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and Celebration to honor the late civil rights leader and garner support for local nonprofits.