In celebration of the first day of classes of the Fall Quarter 2011, let’s take a trip back in time to campus 100 years ago. If you were a student at the University Farm (now UC Davis) in 1911, here’s what you would find: 110 undergraduate students 1 graduate ...
September 22, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara
Our next installment in the UC Davis Traditions series features the frosh dinks. Members of the freshman class, as a sign of unity, wore caps known as dinks. The dinks, which were blue with a gold button and had “Cal Aggie” lettered in gold across the front, were worn by ...
September 19, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara
With the end of summer session II preparation for the fall quarter begins including many events to welcome new and returning students back to campus.  Here is an undated photograph capturing the Steak Bake.  The Steak Bake is part of a fall Orientation program to welcome students.  Can anyone tell ...
September 9, 2011 • Jenny Hodge
In honor of Women’s Equality Day we’d like to ask, do you recognize these women?  What we know is that this undated photograph is from the School of Veterinary Medicine.  The school of VetMed began teaching courses in 1948 to a then all male student body, today almost 80 percent ...
August 26, 2011 • Jenny Hodge
Starting today we are launching a series of posts on UC Davis traditions. Be sure to visit our blog often to learn about the many campus traditions, some of which continue to this day. Here is the first installment. Labor Day In 1915, University Farm students initiated an annual ...
August 25, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara
Do you recognize these people?  The only information we have about this undated photo is that it is from a homecoming event.  Who were these former Aggie athletes?  When did they play football?  Was there a reason they were in attendance for this particular homecoming event?  We had great success ...
August 19, 2011 • Jenny Hodge