AvenueB Creates a Path to Success for Biology Students

April 14, 2020
Program Builds on Positive Learnings from Engineering Avenue By Trevor Stewart

The Genentech Foundation has donated $2.5 million to the University of California, Davis, College of Biological Sciences — the college’s largest single gift ever — to fund a program that will help biology students transferring from community college. Called AvenueB, the program will provide financial support and preparatory programs for students going to four-year university.

UC Davis Begins Construction on Advanced Greenhouses

January 15, 2019
In addition to the greenhouses CA&ES is constructing, Mars, Incorporated is building two greenhouses within the complex to house a large collection of cacao plants. Together with UC Davis faculty, plant breeders from Mars, Incorporated will work to improve and perfect the tropical trees, which are endangered by deforestation.

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UC Davis’ Office of Foundation and Corporate Engagement (FCE) works with corporate and foundation partners, as well as university faculty and staff, to foster meaningful engagement with these external entities and to advance the university’s education, research and service mission.

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