STEM education

John and Lois Crowe Honored with UC Davis Medal

May 01, 2018
John and Lois Crowe, pioneering scientists and philanthropists, are among this year's recipients of the UC Davis Medal, the highest honor the university bestows on individuals.

HHMI Awards $1 Million Grant for Educational Equity

June 08, 2017
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded a grant of $1 million to the University of California, Davis, to use software, data and personal networking among faculty and staff professionals to create a more inclusive educational environment engaged in ongoing improvement.

Meet Our New CAMPOS Faculty Scholars

November 15, 2016
UC Davis this week welcomed six new faculty members recruited through the CAMPOS Initiative, hosting a reception for them Monday afternoon (Nov. 21) in the Yocha Dehe Grand Lobby of the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts.

Join Us in Welcoming Dean Mark Winey to the College of Biological Sciences

August 05, 2016
On August 1, Mark Winey began his appointment as dean for the College of Biological Sciences. Winey comes to UC Davis after 25 years at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is a distinguished biologist, an experienced administrator and a strong advocate of biology education at every level.

Leading by Example - Gail Patricelli Receives Faculty Teaching Award

July 29, 2016
Professor Gail Patricelli, Department of Evolution and Ecology, was honored with the 2016 College of Biological Sciences Faculty Teaching Award. This distinction recognizes excellence in teaching through enthusiasm and effectiveness of instruction, application of technology and innovation in the classroom, and mentorship and motivation of students.

An E. Coli Detector May Be in Your Hands Soon

May 12, 2016
Marc Pollack, a Ph.D. student in the UC Davis Microbiology graduate group, and Jeremy Warren, a former postdoc in Plant Pathology, leave Davis at 5 a.m. every weekday morning to commute to IndieBio, a startup accelerator in a narrow alley just south of Market Street in the heart of San Francisco. It’s where, for four months, they will represent the rest of their team and strenuously refine the business idea behind Astrona, a pathogen detection startup that originated as one of 13 UC Davis interdisciplinary research programs funded by a grant from the Office of Research.