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Elizabeth Spiller Named College Dean

Dean Elizabeth Spiller

Elizabeth Spiller Named College Dean

On March 6, 2017, the College of Letters and Science is pleased to welcome its new dean, Professor Elizabeth Spiller.

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UC Davis College of Letters and Science

At the UC Davis College of Letters and Science, we search for solutions through our broad interdisciplinary lens of the arts, sciences and humanities. We stand together in wonder and inspiration as we identify questions, foster scholarship and creatively look to improve our world – with critical thinking, intellectual generosity and great people.
As the college with the broadest offering of disciplines, teaching the core curriculum for virtually all 28,000 undergraduate students and mentoring nearly 2,000 graduate students, the College of Letters and Science lives and breathes its interdisciplinary mission each day. We thrive at the intersection of fundamental scholarship, exploring and connecting fields as diverse as the arts & stars, math & music, chemistry & cinema, economics & English – and providing the foundation for a truly one-of-a-kind liberal arts education. Learn more: about the College of Letters and Science

No such thing as a right or wrong major

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Read about some reasons why you might consider an undeclared major at the beginning of your UC Davis journey and how to land on your ultimate major.

What Can You Do with a Liberal Arts Degree? Everything!

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Did you know most employers prefer to hire liberal arts majors? In today’s global economy, where flexibility and innovation are king, liberal arts majors have what it takes to think big and lead. Who says you can’t have it all?

Advanced Science: Five New AAAS Fellows

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Five faculty members of the College of Letters and Science are among the 15 UC Davis faculty elected to the newest class of fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.

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