Stories 31-40

Willard Dere and Julia (Lum) Dere

To Honor and Inspire

In helping UC Davis medical education and research, Julia (Lum) Dere and Willard Dere hope to honor their parents and inspire their daughters.

Tara Storm

Students Helping Students

When Tara Storm ’15 was a little girl, her mother told her something that would change her life.

Bob and Sandy Lorber

Developing Business Talent

International business consultant Bob Lorber and his wife Sandy say their life’s success began at UC Davis.

Artem Trotsyuk

Legacy of Healthy Living

Recent graduate Artem Trotsyuk ’13 is passionate about promoting the health and welfare of others.

Duane Wright

Burn Survivor

Duane Wright was 21 years old when a 200-foot wall of flames engulfed him and fellow firefighters.

Henry Wirz

Ensuring Regional Economic Vitality

“Partnering with UC Davis pays great dividends for this area’s well-being.” - Henry Wirz, CEO of SAFE Credit Union

The Doberenzes

Community Involvement

Aggie parents Kirk and Carolyn Doberenz believe the opportunities you receive in life are directly proportional to the quality and quantity of involvement in your community.

Chuck Nichols

Building the Central Valley

Alumni agriculture business leader, Chuck Nichols, is committed to building a stronger workforce in the Central Valley.

Dennis and Nancy Marks

Children's Health

Dennis and Nancy Marks have committed their lives to caring for children.

Mary Ann Peoples

The Future of an Entire Family

Mary Ann Peoples knows first-hand how sending a person to college can change a family for generations.