Campus and Community

Discovering Curiosity: Art at the Zoo

April 19, 2018
Before delving into the world of endocrinology, Assistant Professor Rebecca Calisi Rodríguez, wasn’t following the path of a traditional scientist. She’d studied studio art and psychology at both Skidmore College and Boston College and thought she wanted to pursue the artist’s life.

Q&A with Grace Ha: Making "Nature" Real and Meaningful in Everyday Life

March 26, 2018
Grace Ha is a Ph.D. candidate in marine ecology at UC Davis, where her thesis focuses on the analysis of camouflage in marine ecosystems. She is participating in the Leaders for the Future program, a five-month cross-campus collaboration between the Office of Research, the Internship and Career Center, GradPathways (Graduate Studies) and our institute. She recently participated in the Food, Ag + Health Entrepreneurship Academy as our 2018 Harkins Fellow.

Got Milk? Rebecca Calisi Rodríguez Talks Motherhood and Science Conferences

February 23, 2018

In an op-ed appearing in Science,  Assistant Professor Rebecca Calisi Rodríguez, Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, addresses a difficulty facing working mothers. By starting a conversation around pregnancy, lactation and childcare, she hopes to create a culture of equity and inclusion in the science community. Go to Science to read her piece "Got milk, must conference.