UC Davis students act as ‘Big Sibs’ to children affected by COVID-19
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UC Davis students act as ‘Big Sibs’ to children affected by COVID-19

Through Hearts Over Hands, students serve as one-on-one mentors for children all over the country During the COVID-19 pandemic, students have had to adjust to virtual classes and…

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Postbaccalaureate programs provide a career alternative to students pursuing health professions
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Postbaccalaureate programs provide a career alternative to students pursuing health professions

Academic enhancer postbaccalaureate programs aim to help students reach their professional goals For students who are pursuing careers in medicine and other health professions, there may be significant…

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Students and staff reflect on the positive impact they have made in their community during quarantine
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Students and staff reflect on the positive impact they have made in their community during quarantine

Throughout the pandemic, volunteer and service organizations have continued to work to improve the Davis community With stay-at-home orders and social distancing protocols in place, in-person volunteering activities…

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Succeeding in asynchronous classes: Professors and tutoring service staff offer tips and tricks
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Succeeding in asynchronous classes: Professors and tutoring service staff offer tips and tricks

Professors and tutoring administration share the behind-the-scenes work of asynchronous classes and tips for students’ success As asynchronous classes are becoming increasingly encouraged universitywide, students and teachers have…

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Chancellor Gary May was named one of 1,000 inspiring Black scientists in America
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Chancellor Gary May was named one of 1,000 inspiring Black scientists in America

May speaks about leadership in 2020 and the importance of diversity in higher education As a year marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, the resurgence of the Black Lives…

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How the UC Davis community celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year
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How the UC Davis community celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year

Students and faculty reflect on Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy Over the years, UC Davis students and faculty have taken part in many celebrations and dedications honoring Martin…

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UC Davis students reflect on the Disney Pixar film, ‘Soul’
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UC Davis students reflect on the Disney Pixar film, ‘Soul’

Students discuss the portrayal of people of color in Disney movies and the overall message that they took from the film Near the end of last December, Disney…

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UC Davis students highlight their favorite quarantine recipes
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UC Davis students highlight their favorite quarantine recipes

With limited dining out and takeout options, students find new inspiration for cooking While quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic limits many of life’s once-normal activities, it allows time…

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The UC Davis Patio app aims to help students stay connected during the pandemic
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The UC Davis Patio app aims to help students stay connected during the pandemic

The student who assisted in launch of UC Davis Patio reflects on how the app allows new students to connect with one another During the pandemic, students have…

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Students share why they plan on receiving the COVID-19 vaccine
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Students share why they plan on receiving the COVID-19 vaccine

According to three UC Davis students, everyone should be vaccinated when possible and put their trust in the science behind the vaccine As the COVID-19 pandemic continues into…

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UC Davis extends COVID-19 vaccinations to patients
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UC Davis extends COVID-19 vaccinations to patients

 UC Davis Health is now offering vaccinations to some patients 75 and older and hopes to expand to more priority groups soon On Jan. 12, UC Davis Health…

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Professors reflect on how they’ve adapted to be sensitive to students’ needs during remote learning
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Professors reflect on how they’ve adapted to be sensitive to students’ needs during remote learning

Faculty discuss the challenge of conducting school online and the changes they’ve needed to make to be more accommodating Over the last two quarters of instruction, professors have…

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First-year Jennifer Li’s experience attending UC Davis from Singapore
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First-year Jennifer Li’s experience attending UC Davis from Singapore

Li explains the ups and downs of participating in online school in a different time zone Adjusting to online classes has been challenging for every student, but international…

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A day in the life of a UC Davis student athlete during COVID-19
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A day in the life of a UC Davis student athlete during COVID-19

Despite continuous postponements on athletics, UC Davis football player Daniel Whelan details the routine he’s created for himself during the pandemic Daniel Whelan, a fourth-year sustainable environmental design…

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Picnic Day board of directors ‘discover silver linings’ in planning
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Picnic Day board of directors ‘discover silver linings’ in planning

2021 board shares preparations for the event Every Spring Quarter, UC Davis students and community members gather to celebrate Picnic Day. The day is filled with events for…

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