Chancellor's Blog

CHANCELL-ING: Honoring Women’s Contributions

March 06, 2020

March is our time to recognize Women’s History Month, and we’re definitely in the spirit at UC Davis. All across the university, from our athletic courts and research labs to our health system and leadership positions, women are empowering UC Davis and shaping a bold future.

CHANCELL-ING: Hmmmm … That ‘May’ Be the Chancellor

February 10, 2020

I showed up to campus one recent morning with a much different set of work tools than usual. In this case, I was equipped with a pair of pruning shears. My mission? To get a hands-on learning experience about the people who make UC Davis shine.

I met with the Arboretum and Public Grounds team, a hard-working crew dedicated to not only keeping our campus beautiful, but upholding our principles of sustainability. They’d been given a heads-up that a new member was going to join their team for the day. However, they didn’t know it was going to be me.

CHANCELL-ING: A 2020 Vision of Art and Creativity

January 03, 2020

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and you’re feeling ready to take on 2020.

‏I’m looking forward to another great year after such a productive 2019. We’re going to build on the momentum we started last year between UC Davis, the city of Davis and Yolo County on mutual issues such as housing and transportation. I’m eager for another year of empowering students and making UC Davis the best neighbor it can be.