Pursuing Undergraduate Research Outside the Lab

January 13, 2020

Getting research experience as an undergraduate student doesn’t have to mean working in a laboratory. Instead of days spent transferring fluids from one tube to another, math major Tracy Camacho explored matroids, complex mathematical objects with many different uses. 

Double Major for a Film Industry Career

A love of math and movies inspired Kacey Johnson to pursue a double major in managerial economics and cinema and digital media. She said the two majors offer her career opportunities that combine her analytical and creative sides.

Double Major Plans to Launch Her Own Business

Levina Setiono: Economics and International Agricultural Development

Levina Setiono dreams of founding her own palm oil farm in Surabaya, Indonesia, where she grew up. Setiono said a double major in economics and international agricultural development will help her learn deeply about the economic risks and benefits involved in launching her own business venture.

A Double Major for Digging Up Dinosaurs

Colin Boisvert always wanted to be a paleontologist. A double major in geology and biology will give him a solid foundation in science so he can pursue his dream of becoming a professor, he said. “A double major really helps give me the broadest background possible.”

Exploring the World With a Double Major

Zoie Dalby: Religious Studies and Environmental Science and Management

Zoie Dalby grew up in tiny Chester, California, on the shore of Lake Almanor not far from Lassen Volcanic National Park. The wealth of wilderness inspired a love of the outdoors in Dalby, as well as curiosity about the world outside her town. Dalby is pursuing these passions with a double major in religious studies and environmental science and management.

By Philanthropy: Celebrating the Power of Giving

There are many ways philanthropy has inspired, transformed, energized, led and advanced UC Davis. During the month of May, UC Davis celebrates “By Philanthropy,” a special initiative to demonstrate how philanthropic gifts have touched thousands of people and aspects of life at UC Davis and helped the university solve some of the greatest challenges of our time.

On this page, we share some of the ways the generosity of our alumni and friends have strengthened the College of Letters and Science's goal to m