Undergraduate

Science and Language Come Together for Scholarship Winner

January 17, 2019 - Learning a second language provides a new perspective on the world and the people who live in it. For global disease biology major Hana Minsky, Spanish classes in the UC Davis College of Letters and Science opened her eyes to the music and culture of Latin America.

“It’s music I wouldn’t have found on my own, but I’ve discovered new genres and songs I really enjoy,” she said.

English Major Designs Course On How Humanities Shape Views On Science

June 14, 2018

“Living sustainably” seems like an intimidating concept. Sustainability and climate change are often tied to direct action and major technological innovation, so we often question how one person can actually help our planet. Kristin Hogue wants to change that misconception — using literature, art and movies.

College of Letters and Science Undergraduate Publishes Cutting-Edge Research

June 12, 2018
Alexandra Greb, a UC Davis senior in pharmaceutical chemistry from Danville, California, is a co-author on a new study exploring how hallucinogenic drugs affect the structure and function of neurons. The research could lead to new treatments for depression, anxiety and related disorders.