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#MotivationMonday Student Assistant Highlights

June 18, 2018

Throughout the summer break, IEPP’s student assistants are working hard at the International Center to add to our students’ experiences in and around Davis and the region. They host events, direct field trips, lead activities, and more importantly, they love helping international students adjust to their new home.

Just like our American students, they come from unique backgrounds and hometowns. While some are from Northern California, others come from across the United States and abroad!

#FunFact Spring Event #1: UC Davis Lawntopia April 6th

April 03, 2018

This Friday from 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm, April 6th 2018, consists of a lively evening on the UC Davis Quad, brought by the ASUCD Entertainment Council. Every spring quarter, Associated Students of UC Davis host this spring concert with a special (shhh! Always a secret until revealed) music artist whose identity will be disclosed on April 2nd, 2018! Previous main artists who have performed at Lawntopia include: EDM DJ Elephante, Mako, Giraffage, and Zion I.

How Will Spring Be? - 5 Things To Do in Davis

March 15, 2018

Perhaps, spring may be the best time of the year in Davis. The season starts with rains that leave the air cool and wet, and as we near summer, the days will end with the sun setting late and the air being drier! Temperatures range from the 60s to the 80s (16-32°C).


Davis will soon begin to be colored with spring flowers.

Here are some tips on what to do to enjoy this beautiful season. Chill in the Arboretum: You can see how gorgeous the first photo is. 

Daylight Savings 2018: Spring Forward!

March 12, 2018

On March 11, 2018 at 2 a.m. California commences Daylight Savings Time. While early risers rejoice for the brighter mornings, night owls get an hour less of sleep. Twice a year The United States has to reset its clock.


Daylight Savings Time Fun Facts:


What to Gift for Christmas Holiday – UC Davis Edition

December 05, 2017

Holiday season is right around the corner, and here are special gifts from Davis to your family! UC Davis is ready for Christmas!

  • UC Davis Olive Oils – Olive Center
  • UC Davis Apparels!
  • UC Davis Sun Dried Tomatoes
  • UC Davis Mondavi Wine

Although these gifts are the one-and-only UCD gifts, the most important during the holidays is the sense of kindness and love towards the people around you! Spread the holiday cheers wherever and however you want. Happy Holidays!

How Will You Spend Your Winter Break? (Areas around UC Davis)

December 05, 2017

Winter in (or near) Davis is just another fantastic time for fun! Even though from 12/16 to 1/7, the school is out, it will never be boring. These are some popular areas to enjoy winter in Northern California!

  • Lake Tahoe
  • San Francisco
  • Ice Rinks and Christmas Decorations

Whether you are spending Christmas near the area or far away, have a nice winter break!

Ice Cream Social in December? Our IEPP Students Say Yes!

December 05, 2017

Some may say it is too cold for ice cream in December, but our IEPP students still thoroughly enjoyed some ice cream at our last Ice Cream social of the Fall Quarter. The social brings different International English Professional Program students and student assistants together, creating a diverse and cozy environment! In addition, it is never too cold for delicious treats!



Halloween at the International Center

November 07, 2017

This past October 27th was our annual Halloween Party at the International Center! Did you have a spooky Halloween? 

Halloween is a widely celebrated day in the United States, and our international students pulled off some amazing costumes. 


Pizza, music, photo booth, and lots of Halloween fun! What a blast. 


At the end of the pumpkin carving contest, our students laid all the pumpkins outside.

What is your favorite way to celebrate Halloween?