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Battlefield to Boardroom

January 02, 2017
For Jonathan Pedroza ’02, leadership is a journey not just a destination.

Reaching New Heights in Fashion

January 02, 2017
Kaersten Cooper ’00, a CAAA member, is the founder and chief designer of MARGE (MARGE Clothing) —the first and only upscale womenswear brand designing luxurious collections exclusively for tall women.

Redefined: From Jersey to Lab Coat

January 02, 2017
Scott Fuller is an ear, nose and throat surgeon for UC Davis Health System and Veteran’s Administration of Northern California.

Making the World a Brighter Place

January 02, 2017
An early graduate of the UC Davis Ophthalmology Residency Program, Michael Schermer, M.D., credits UC Davis for being his bridge to the Sacramento region.

Where the Heart Is

January 02, 2017
With an eye for design, a mind for the budget and a desire to delight the customer, Laura Rosenthal MBA '96 creates beautiful living spaces for her clients.

Lisa Storm

December 28, 2016
Serving up Aggie Pride

Q&A with Tiana Koziol, co-leader for CAAA's LGBTA chapter

August 02, 2016
Why do you love UC Davis?

UC Davis was always my first choice for college. I grew up in Bloomington, Indiana, a college town surrounded by agriculture and UC Davis is a similar community. So I felt right at home at UC Davis and especially the LGBTA Center. Plus, it was amazing to be in the heart of California and only two hours to the Pacific Ocean and two hours to the mountains!

A Family’s Legacy of Aggie Service and Pride

April 05, 2016

By Benjamin Ginsburg

For the McCapes family, bearing the title of “Aggies” is an honor, a privilege and a legacy. Their contributions to UC Davis – which span some 60 years – were recently honored at the Cal Aggie Alumni Association’s at Alumni Award Gala, which took place on February 3, 2017 at the University of California, Davis. Dick McCapes ’56, DVM ’58 and his late wife Marilyn ’55 received the 2017 Aggie Service Award in recognition of their exemplary Aggie pride and dedication to UC Davis.

“Yelp”ing Alumni

January 03, 2016
Julia Nguyen ’10 and Sarah Ng ’15 followed many of the same paths as UC Davis undergrads. With so much shared history, it may come as no surprise that the two alumna now share the same workplace at the popular San Francisco-based crowdsource review website and app, Yelp.

An Endive Endeavor

January 03, 2016
Today, Rich Collins '83 runs a highly successful business, California Endive Farms, which produces the nation’s largest quantity of a vegetable that many said couldn’t be farmed in California—a small, torpedo-shaped green that grows in the dark.

Young Achievers

January 03, 2016

by Cody Kitaura

Tre Borden, MBA ’11

Most MBAs don’t give up secure jobs to sell earrings made of masking tape.

But that’s what Tre Borden did, leaving a job with a local utility to help market a friend’s Tapigami products.

“If I can’t do something more fun and entrepreneurial, who can?” Borden said. “I can’t wield a paintbrush, but I can connect a client with an artist.”

Utba Ameer Memon credits UC Davis with launching his career

January 03, 2016
Utba Ameer Memon '13 has always “been good at math and enjoyed working with numbers” so it’s no surprise that he received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) in finance from UC Davis this spring and couldn’t be happier to start his career at Wells Fargo working in the commercial banking division as a relationship manager.

Bringing the Farm to the Bronx

January 02, 2016
UC Davis alumni in New York, NY set aside time to bring a piece of UC Davis to some of the city’s 1.4 million hungry citizens.