Congratulations to Archana Venkatesan, Recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship

April 06, 2018
Congratulations to Archana Venkatesan, associate professor in the Department of Religious Studies and the Department of Comparative Literature, for being awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship along with three colleagues in the UC Davis College of Letters and Science, who are among 173 fellows chosen for the 2018 awards from the 3,000 who applied.

Congratulations to UC Davis Graduate Students Awarded Trellis Grants

February 09, 2018
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Horticulture has awarded 15 new Trellis Fund grants to organizations in Africa and Asia, matching these new projects to 16 graduate students who will provide agriculture expertise requested by the organizations—including 5 students from the University of California, Davis.

UC statement on federal court DACA ruling

January 09, 2018
The University of California issued the following statement Jan. 9 in response to a federal district court’s decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Chancellor May in D.C., Speaking on DACA

October 24, 2017
Chancellor Gary S. May will join top congressional Democrats at a Capitol Hill news conference Wednesday (Oct. 25) in support of “Dreamers” and legislation under which they could stay in the United States to continue their education and contribute to society without fear of deportation.

UC President Napolitano denounces decision to end DACA program

September 05, 2017
University of California President Janet Napolitano, U.S. secretary of homeland security from 2009 to 2013, released the following statement September 5 after President Trump announced his decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

A Message From the UC Davis Chancellor About DACA 

September 05, 2017
To the UC Davis Community: I am gravely disappointed in today’s White House decision to end a program that allows undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as small children to fulfill their dream of a college education without fear of deportation.