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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.

The Art Show Goes On

May 27, 2020
One immersive way to connect with UC Davis in the comfort of your home is through the Arts and Humanities 2020 Graduate Exhibition, which will take place virtually on the museum website May 28 – June 28.

From Econ to Icon

May 12, 2020
Alum reconnects with his alma mater through his profession as an illustrator.

Unlocking the Power of Philanthropy

April 01, 2020
Control: It often feels like an illusion. So much is out of our own personal control during crises like the Coronavirus pandemic. When life feels unrecognizable, applying perspective can help immensely. What can we be thankful for? How can we help others who may be in more dire circumstances?

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.

Leading the Way for CAAA

February 26, 2020
On January 2, 2020, Dana Allen began her new role as assistant vice chancellor of Alumni and Affiliate Relations, and executive director of the Cal Aggie Alumni Association.

Best Skills to List on Your Resume (and Some Skills to Exclude)

February 20, 2020

Reflecting in-demand qualifications on your resume is key.

By Robin Reshwan

THE AVERAGE AMERICAN will change jobs around 10 times in their adult life. The hard truth of a modern career is that all of us will need to showcase our capabilities 20 to 40 times to secure those 10 roles. The first step of almost every interview process is to submit a resume. With so much riding on that first impression, reflecting targeted skills in your resume is key. Here are some in-demand skills and abilities to include on your resume.

Alumni Awards Recognize Novel Leaders (Photos & Video)

February 12, 2020
The 47th Annual Alumni Awards honored the accomplishments of eight dedicated alumni and friends, ranging from one of the nation’s top trial lawyers, to health care professionals improving treatments for deadly diseases, to a rising star among women in STEM.

Young Alumna Helps Expectant Mothers in Zambia

January 02, 2020
Upon graduating from UC Davis in 2018, Emilie Allaert joined the Peace Corps for a maternal child health educator position to help expectant mothers in Zambia give birth to healthy babies.