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Margrit Mondavi


Infusing beauty into all aspects of life has been an enduring quest for Margrit Mondavi.

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Packets of Hope

UC Davis researchers are working to help prevent maternal and child malnutrition with support from the Gates Foundation.

Lesli and John Chuck

A Well and Meaningful Life

John Chuck, ‘89, M.D., supports UC Davis because he wants to give current and future generations of Californians the same opportunities that he had.

Barbara Jackson

Reserving a Seat for the Arts

Barbara Jackson has helped ensure that UC Davis has a front row seat in the regional and national art scene.

Peter Stent

Preserving Wetlands for Waterfowl

As a fourth generation Californian and avid outdoorsman, Peter Stent ’63 is passionate about protecting California's wildlife.

UC Davis’ John Muir Institute for the Environment and the Tahoe Environment Research Center

Driving Lasting Innovation and Change

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation supports a host of programs at UC Davis, aiming to improve the environment and educational outcomes for children.

Dahlgren and Tate

Rangeland and Ranching

Conserving rangeland and ranching is what motivated Russell Rustici to give to UC Davis.

Dick and Carolyn Randall

Making Gallops in Regenerative Medicine

Dick and Carolyn Randall see the potential in stem cell therapy for both animals and humans in need of healing.

Megan Glanville

Legacy of Pursuing Excellence

Megan Glanville’s legacy of pursuing excellence in academics and athletics lives on in a School of Law scholarship her family founded in her memory.

Brian Underwood and Carol Blacutt

Tools for Taking Risks

Successful investments in new technology fields led Brian Underwood to help UC Davis students and faculty pursue their own frontiers of discovery.