Creative Writing Grad Finalist for National Book Award

October 05, 2017
Elana Kuczynski Arnold (M.A., English, ‘98) is a finalist for the National Book Award in the Young Adult category. Her novel What Girls Are Made Of is one of five books shortlisted for the award.
Statistics Professor Receives China’s Highest Academic Honor Becky Oskin December 08, 2016
Professor Jiming Jiang, Department of Statistics, has been named a Yangtze River (Changjiang) Scholar by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China.

Rare Feat: Three UC Davis Geochemists Honored at Goldschmidt Conference

June 29, 2016
Three UC Davis geochemists who improved our understanding of Earth and the solar system will be honored at the Geochemical Society’s 2016 Goldschmidt Conference in Yokohama, Japan, on June 30 and July 1. This is the first time in the history of the Geochemical Society that three researchers from the same institution will receive society honors in the same year.

Katie Peterson Wins 2016 American Academy Prize

March 13, 2016
UC Davis assistant professor of English Katie Peterson is one of eight writers of “exceptional accomplishment in any genre” to receive an American Academy of Arts and Letters 2016 literature award.