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In the Know

In the Know is a free monthly e-newsletter full of useful articles that help families connect with UC Davis during their students' undergraduate experience.

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In the Know is available in Chinese, Spanish, and English. Copies of translated versions are available by clicking on the appropriate link at the top of each newsletter or using the links below:

Select articles from previous In the Know issues are below.

How to Improve Your Career Development

June 25, 2020

Regularly evolving your skills can lead to a long and successful career. 
By Robin Reshwan. As seen on USNews.com

 

One of the perks of targeting tech in your career development plan is that there are multiple free and low-cost ways to access training. Most software manufacturers offer free tutorials and resources because they want you to use their tools more effectively. If you would like deeper or specific knowledge, you can ask questions on community boards often managed or monitored by csoftware manufacturers.

A Brilliant Education

June 25, 2020

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Chancellor’s Fellows, a donor-supported program that gives faculty the freedom to pursue their research dreams—and take students with them on the grand adventure.

Chancellor’s Fellows awards, conferred upon outstanding midcareer faculty, provide $25,000 in unrestricted funding, meaning support for research that is exploratory or groundbreaking in nature—precisely the kind of research that grants don’t typically fund.

Talking with Aggie Parents

May 27, 2020

Talking with Aggie Parents

by Cari DuBois-Wright

The more I get to know UC Davis parents, the more impressed I am. With your dedication to students and commitment to enhancing their collegiate experience, parents rank very high among the factors that make UC Davis great.

And the more I talk with parents, the more I learn. In this column, I’d like to share some of these conversations from time to time in the belief that what some parents have to say may resonate with others—and help strengthen and grow our community still further.

Getting to Know You

March 11, 2020

 By Cari DuBois-Wright

I’d like to introduce myself as the new Associate Director of Development for Parent Giving at UC Davis. Since joining the Annual Giving team, I have had the opportunity to get to know many dedicated parents—and I look forward to connecting and building relationships with many more of you. It’s my pleasure and privilege to build upon the solid foundation of my predecessor, Eric Gifford. Working together, I believe we can achieve great things for our amazing, hardworking students.

Parent to Parent

December 10, 2019
In the Know-Sometimes It’s WHEN You Know or It’s WHO You Know

Counseling Services

November 27, 2019
We are excited to let you know about our services on campus to help address students’ mental health needs. 

Parent to Parent

November 27, 2019
Tis the Season to be jolly… and stressed out, overwhelmed and (possibly) depressed.

Parent to Parent

October 31, 2019
As freshman students settle in to their new digs in UC Davis Residence Halls, they should be aware that their new-found domiciles are not permanent.