The UC Davis Student Farm is part of the Agricultural Sustainability Institute, and this 23-acre space is dedicated to the creation and exploration of sustainable food systems. At the farm, students learn from educators and volunteers about the process of growing food in a way that has minimal negative impacts on the land. Within the farm, students can choose to participate in a diverse array of programs:
The Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art opened its doors on November 23, 2016. The museum is the culmination of UC Davis’ efforts to promote creative and innovative thinking in the community. Entrance is free for everyone, meaning you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to explore this UC Davis gem.
Bicycles are a great way to move around Davis. The city has bike friendly roads, as well as the famous bike loop that passes through fun tunnels and bridges. If you don't want to break the piggy bank by buying –and maintaining– a bike, renting, or you are just looking to use one for the weekend, Jump Bikes are a great and affordable alternative that is well worth it.
UC Davis Global Affairs, in collaboration with the City of Davis’ Human Relations Commission, invites you to join the UC Davis Mandela Washington Fellows in celebrating Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday on Wednesday, July 18 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the UC Davis International Center.
This free community event includes a short program, cake, entertainment and family-friendly games.
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!
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.
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).
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!
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.
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.
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.
A new museum 60 years in the making. Born of a distinctive legacy, the Manetti Shrem Museum is committed to the interdisciplinary experimentation that makes UC Davis a leading university. The museum’s dedication to impactful education is evident in every aspect, from programming to architecture.