Below is a photograph from the University Archives of a group of students in a class working on an assignment or project.  Do any of these students look familiar?  The photograph has no other information so we do not know what class this is for or when it was taken.  ...
December 9, 2011 • Jenny Hodge
This week we are featuring a previously undiscovered photograph from the University Archives.  It appears to be of a fashion held on campus.  What we don’t know is when it was held.  When did the tradition of a fashion show on Picnic Day begin?   Could this be during a Picnic ...
December 2, 2011 • Jenny Hodge
So it’s been a few weeks since the last Look Familiar??? post and in those past weeks a lot of activity has taken place on campus, specifically the Quad. The Quad is a central point in campus activities and now, just as in the past, it is a popular location ...
November 23, 2011 • Jenny Hodge
This week’s post in the UC Davis traditions series highlights a UC-wide tradition. All University Weekend, the idea of UC President Robert Gordon Sproul, started in 1948. The event, which occurred in October, alternated between the Berkeley and Los Angeles campuses and was held at the time of ...
November 8, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara
As you may have noticed there are lots of art pieces that decorate the buildings and grounds of UC Davis. Here is a photograph from our University Archives of such a piece of art. Does anyone recognize this sculpture from their time at UC Davis? Where was it placed? Who ...
November 4, 2011 • Jenny Hodge
The library was pleased to participate in the campus Civility Project. The project was developed in response to recent incidents of incivility across the UC campuses.  The interdisciplinary and interdepartmental approach to the project brought many staff and students together to meet the three- pronged goals that included ...
November 3, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara