Davis Life

#FunFact Spring Event #2: Davis Cherry Blossom Festival April 7th – 8th

April 03, 2018

Have you ever seen rosy, delicate sakura cherry blossom petals blowing through breezy spring winds? 

On upcoming Saturday and Sunday April 7th-8th, to commemorate the Japanese Cherry Blossom festival, you can enjoy the Davis Cherry Blossom festival consisting of Taiko drums, dances, music performances, drinks, food, and great company. The event is open to public, free entry, and perfect to mark the spring time!

The Newly Built Memorial Union, Have You Been?

January 11, 2018

 

The Memorial Union (also known as the MU) has a new look since May 1st, 2017! 

As the main hub for the University community to gather around, the MU has had incredible improvements! It provides a relaxing yet productive environment, with tons of great facilities like the Games Area, study spaces, the Market, a computer lab, and even the new Veterans Success Center. 

This video, created by Aggie Studios, explores the Memorial Union and introduces what is called the "living room" of University of California, Davis. 

Check it out! 

The Coffee House (CoHo)

October 04, 2017

Students enrolled in IEPP’s English for Science and Technology programs get a first-hand look at how some of the most popular spots to dine at on campus run! The Coffee House (CoHo) is currently a $4M break-even operation staffed by 5 full-time and career employees, a handful of student managers, and over 250 student employees (hiring approximately 80-100 new employees each year).

Veterinary Medicine

October 04, 2017

The IEPP English for Science and Technology (EST) program takes students on awesome, once-in-a-lifetime excursions, like to the School of Veterinary Medicine. UC Davis has the #1 Veterinary School in the world, so checking out the facilities is a pretty cool opportunity!

Robert Mondavi Institute

October 04, 2017

As a student in our EST program, take a tour of the Robert Mondavi Institute. The Institute is home to a winery, a brewery, and food science facilities. Not to mention, the building itself is a LEED Platinum building, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.

English for Science and Technology Adventures: Engineering and Fabrication Lab

October 04, 2017

The English for Science and Technology (EST) program also goes on trips to the Engineering and Fabrication Lab here on the UC Davis campus. The Engineering Fabrication Laboratory is a facility within the College of Engineering of UC Davis that provides students opportunities to learn and practice hands-on manufacturing and fabrication techniques in a safe, supervised environment. It also offers instructional support to students, faculty and staff of the College of Engineering as they work on projects for classes, independent study, research, and student design competition club.

English for Science and Technology (EST) Adventures: West Village D-Lab

October 04, 2017

Our English for Science and Technology (EST) program shows students some of the coolest spots at UC Davis! EST students get to check out tons of different labs that we have on campus like the UC Davis D-Lab in West Village. The UC Davis D-Lab works with international partners to find scalable, sustainable solutions for specific energy issues in their host communities. Faculty and graduate students from Engineering, International Agriculture Development, Community Development, Business, and Economics work together in teams in the lab and in the field.

Clinton on Campus

October 04, 2017

Join Hillary Rodham Clinton as she travels the United States and Canada this fall. She’ll connect with audiences with a story that’s personal, raw, detailed and surprisingly funny. She’ll take you with her on her journey and talk about What Happened, what’s next, and what’s on your mind. What you’ll see will be her story – Live. Her story of resilience, how to get back up after a loss, and how we can all look ahead. It’s about Hillary’s experience as a woman in politics – she lets loose on this topic, and others, in a way she never has before