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Seeing Nature with Fresh Eyes

April 15, 2019
Stacey Combes works with a 20-foot wind tunnel in her lab. She entices bees through it using colorful fake flowers and drops of nectar. Meanwhile, high-speed cameras inside the tunnel capture details of bee flight invisible to the human eye.

What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do

April 15, 2019
Your student may have serious questions about their future, and this is a great time to help them figure out sound ways of developing meaningful answers.

How Parents Can Make Give Day Count

March 14, 2019
Parents send their kids off to college — but at UC Davis, parents are a beneficent presence on campus each and every day, helping to enrich the quality of teaching and learning that their own students experience.

Money Lessons

March 14, 2019
Financial literacy is an important, but sometimes disregarded life skill to teach our children.  Below are some financial literacy skills we can impart throughout their lives.

What Hiring Managers Want Beyond Skills

March 14, 2019
YOU WORKED DILIGENTLY at your job to develop expert-level skills and qualifications. Your experience and knowledge match the job description exactly.

Parent Student Affairs Update

March 14, 2019
Finals week is just around the corner. To make study breaks more fun for our students, UC Davis Dining Services will be hosting Comfort Week from March 18-22.

A Fourth-Gen Lumberman

February 27, 2019
Since the Truckee-Tahoe Lumber Company opened its doors in 1931, the only constant has been change. President and CEO Andrew Cross ’03 –– the fourth-generation owner of the family business –– knew the company next would need to respond to the rapid development and cultural shifts happening in his hometown.

Parent to Parent: Communication

February 11, 2019
February is coined the month of Love. Valentine’s Day has been celebrated in the United States and around the world since the 19th century, and the holiday became really popular in the 20th century.

UC Davis Parents - What is FERPA?

January 14, 2019
FERPA is the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.  It is a U.S. government law that regulates when, how, and to whom schools can provide information about their students.