News in the Social Sciences

Seven Ways UC Davis Students Will Change the World This Summer

May 13, 2016 — Undergraduates will be putting their educations to work alleviating poverty around the world this summer, many of them before they even graduate. Seven students from a wide array of majors in the UC Davis College of Letters and Science — five of them from the Division of Social Sciences — have been selected as Blum Center Summer Fellows for 2016. 

Q&A With Bernard Molyneux

May 6, 2016 — Cognitive science program director talks about popular new major.

Emillio Ferrer

Early intervention in dyslexia can narrow achievement gap, study finds

Nov. 13, 2015 — Identifying children with dyslexia as early as first grade could narrow or even close the achievement gap  ...

three wary zebras look up from grazing

Does Hunting Explain Why Zebras Are Not Domesticated?

Oct. 6, 2015 — Why do people ride horses but not their striped African cousins?