It’s that time of year when all over campus you see students running around in caps and gowns snapping photographs of there final moments as UCD students.  Over the years the commencement ceremony has taken place in many different locations and times. This weeks photograph from the University Archives is ...
June 15, 2012 • Jenny Hodge
Special Collections has been pleased to work on a project that makes the historic Viticulture and Enology lectures of Professor Maynard Amerine from his course, VEN 125 Wine Types and Sensory Evaluation, available for viewing. Building on the sensory work of Rose Marie Pangborn and his collaboration with Edward B. ...
May 30, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara
In celebration of commencement season, here is an image from the University Archives Photographs of Commencement from sixty years ago. Here are some facts and figures about campus in 1952: – 1,068 undergraduates – 323 graduate students – Stanley Freeborn was named Provost of the Davis campus. – University ...
May 30, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara
It’s time for the Whole Earth Festival! Today’s photograph from the University Archives is of a very familiar structure to the Whole Earth Festival (WEF). This photograph taken during the setup for the 1980 WEF is of one of the domes to be used by the Karma Patrol. This year ...
May 11, 2012 • Jenny Hodge
In celebration of May is National Bike Month, here is an image from the University Archives Photographs of bicycles on campus. Our post from last year, mentions some of our bicycle and bicycling collections. Two women riding bicycles, five pedestrians, on wet concrete outside of ...
May 1, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara