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Female-Majority Student Clubs Offer Support and Career Development

Members build confidence, portfolio of experience that help them stand out to employers

For college women, female-majority student clubs can offer empowerment, a support system and professional networking opportunities. Members find that being in the presence of amazing, driven women helps, rather than hurts, their own personal and career ambitions.

Why Worry About Colleges When Choosing a Major at UC Davis?

Get in the Know With This Explanation and Lower Your Stress We're Really a University

You see the words "college" and "university" a lot when you read about places in higher education. And it can be confusing.

The difference between a college and a university is a matter of size. UC Davis is, in fact, a large university — a university made up of four colleges that teach both undergraduates and graduates.

5 College Mashups That Make Great Majors

Broaden Your Career Appeal by Expanding Across Traditional Boundaries

You know the pop culture phenomenon that mashes up existing video, song and more to create something new and exciting? UC Davis does that — we think and work across traditional boundaries. In fact, we’re a leader in the mashups that, in the academic world, are called interdisciplinary studies. If you want to innovate, help contribute to solving the world’s most pressing problems and open up your career opportunities, here are five major mashups to check out.

4 Things to Consider Before Changing Your Major

Be Successful by Assessing Your Goals, Adjusting Your Focus and Exploring Possibilities Explore These Majors

This blog features many majors to help you explore what you want to do. Here are a few to consider:

Starting as an Undeclared Major Can Be a Great Choice

There's Nothing Wrong With Taking Time to Explore Before Choosing a Major
 

“What’s your major?” That’s the question everyone seems to ask when they hear you are going to college. So, you may feel pressure to have a major nailed down by the time you arrive on campus.

My advice: Don’t!

Chicana/o Studies Majors Prepared to Shape the Future

Students Steeped in Community Service, Cultural Expression, Theory and Analysis Outreach Through Art

A highlight of the Chicana/o Studies Program is the Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer (TANA), based in Woodland, the county seat of Yolo Country about 15 miles from Davis.

A collaborative partnership between the UC Davis program and the greater Woodland community, TANA offers a silkscreen studio, Chicano/Latino arts exhibition space and a teaching center for the arts.