Holiday Greetings and Reflections

As the holiday season unfolds, I'm reminded of cherished memories and the importance of time away from work. Growing up in Germany, my holidays were always a mix of laughter and learning, thanks to my educator parents. One of my fondest memories is of my father, dressed as the German "Nicolaus," visiting my mother's classes ...

A Year of Resilience, Gratitude and Hope

As I mark my first year with UC Davis, I’m grateful for the dedication, resilience and passion each of you bring every day. It has been a year of tremendous challenges and remarkable achievements, and I’m incredibly proud of how we've come together as an organization.