Category: life in Davis

Mari’s whirlwind summer

These last seven weeks have definitely been some to remember! It seems as if just yesterday I was just flying into Sacramento, and now I am on my last week in Davis. UC Davis as well as all of the

Jada’s lab (…and other…) shenanigans

My name is Jada English. I’m a junior from Houston, TX and a student at Xavier University of Louisiana. At UC Davis, I work in the Juliano lab where the animal Hydra vulgaris are the main focus. Hydra are animals

Caylen’s microscope-eye view on her week at UC Davis

Tuskegee senior Caylen Goldsberry shares her week at UC Davis, with cameos by Lauren, Amade, Adebola, and a charismatic proboscidean. [embedded content]

A week in the life of a scientist: Imade Ojo

Imade Ojo, a senior biology major at Howard University, currently works with graduate student Allie Igwe in Dr. Rachel Vannette’s lab as part of the EEGAP program. Imade’s research focuses on serpentine soil, which is characterized by its notable low

Streptanthus and abalone and Lauren, oh my!

Howard University junior Lauren Okafor enthuses about her research and a field trip to Bodega Marine Lab in this upbeat video. The field trip included opportunities to take a “shellfie” with a juvenile white abalone and BML researcher and “abalone

Cycle city, USA!

Davis has been declared the safest city in the US for cyclists, as featured in a recent tweet by Chancellor Gary May. Our 2018 scholars have experienced Davis cycling for themselves since arrival, scooting around campus and town, as they

A check-in from Demario

Demario Chappell is learning how to handle mice, UNIX, and R scripting in the Lasalle lab…and it’s only been one week! Demario, in a relaxed moment at Dean Winey’s welcome gathering, immediately before others flipped the parrot over.

Davis life: warm weather and a long day in the lab, ….

…topped off by a successful foraging excursion.

We’re on “Team Mayowa”…

Are you? Mayowa describes her path and her reaction to making it to the Grad Slam Finals. It’s not too late to reserve a ticket!

Reflections by Chancellor May and his mom

Gary S. May is UC Davis’ first African American chancellor and his mom, Gloria May, was one of nine African American students who integrated the University of Missouri in 1950. [embedded content]