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Alumni Awards: honoring 4 UC Davis stars

February 23, 2021
The recipients of the 48th annual Alumni Awards are: Prem Jain, a tech entrepreneur; Scot Marciel, a career Foreign Service officer; Kimberly A. Dodd, a federal veterinary official; and Caroline Flores Cabias, whose public service includes a career in state government and advocacy for disadvantaged students.

Love your work

February 17, 2021

By Marcie Kirk Holland, Executive Director, UC Davis Internship and Career Center

Welcoming Parents to Give Day “Challenges”

February 17, 2021

by Cari DuBois-Wright

Spring is almost here, and Give Day, April 16-17, is fast approaching. For parents new to campus, our 29-hour Give Day is UC Davis’ biggest fundraiser. Last year, in the early days of the pandemic, Give Day brought in a record $2.5 million, up from just over $2 million in 2019. It was a heartening and tremendously helpful show of support in a time of extraordinary need.

Black History Month 2021 is More Important Than Ever

February 02, 2021
Black History Month 2021 is More Important Than Ever Deborah Thompson Austin ‘87

Remembering our history and how it has impacted Black communities is one way we honor Black History Month. When I think about our past, I am immediately drawn to what a year 2020 was with the three major crises that invoked intense difficulties and trouble. We began 2020 with the Coronavirus pandemic, then the national awareness of social injustice, and ended the year with a Presidential election that stressed dissonances across the country.

Improving nursing care for transgender patients

January 26, 2021
As a registered nurse, Matthew Vega ’11, MS ’20 is on a mission. He wants to improve nursing care for transgender patients, who suffer from health care disparities including higher rates of mental health problems and suicide.

Never Have I Ever

January 05, 2021
After Richa Shukla Moorjani (B.A., communication, ’11) switched her major from theatre to communication, she accepted that she wouldn’t have a career as a performer. Then, in her senior year at UC Davis, she took an acting class that put her back on a path that led to a major role on a hit television series.

Reflecting and Taking Steps

December 14, 2020

As we pass through the shortest days of the current year, many cultures encourage a time of inward reflection and intention setting for the year ahead. At the Internship and Career Center (ICC), reflection and intention setting are a year-round practice we encourage for students! Your student may want to act on some of the insights they are discovering about themselves, and we know the importance of your support as they determine their next steps.