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A Surprise Gift to Help Millions

July 14, 2017
UC Davis Health announced receiving a $2.6 million gift from the estate of the late Robert H. Putnam to the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

Amador Cancer Research Center

June 12, 2017
The Amador Cancer Research Foundation has been providing research support for the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center since 2007.

Digging up Discoveries by philanthropy

May 11, 2017
Dahlgren, who holds the Russell L. Rustici Endowed Chair in Rangeland Watershed Sciences, uses his love for soil science to help rangeland communities remain viable.

Freed by philanthropy

December 09, 2016
When Williams received the Beeghly-Merritt Memorial Scholarship, the Davis native felt, for the first time, he didn’t have to worry so much about working.

A Physicist's Quantum Leap

February 02, 2016
Professor Emerita of Physics Ling-Lie Chau's passion for physics blossomed when she received an excellent education from the Tainan Girls' High School.

Reserving a Seat for the Arts

February 01, 2016
Philanthropist Barbara Jackson, through her extraordinary generosity during the Center for the Arts Campaign, made possible all 1,801 seats in the Barbara K. and W. Turrentine Jackson Hall.

Sandi Redenbach and Ken Gelatt

February 01, 2016
Sandi Redenbach ’72, Cred. ’73 and Ken Gelatt ’67, Cred. ’68 gave back to their alma mater after learning about a colleague who had made a philanthropic contribution to the School of Education.

Patricia Yeretzian

February 01, 2016
The quality of care that Three Qtr Bars received at the equine clinic exceeded Patricia Yeretzian's expectations. 

Bill and Sally Rutter

February 01, 2016
Bill Rutter was still a law student when he began working to improve lawyer training, and he developed a deep appreciation for law educators.

Fighting Alzheimer’s Disease

January 25, 2016
A retired attorney and a World War II veteran, Victor Orsi supports research into finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease after it began to incapacitate him.

Cultivating Life's Beauty

January 25, 2016
John and Lois Crowe have a passion for cultivating beautiful things that enrich the life of the UC Davis community.