A grand opening year

UC Davis cut the ribbon on many new buildings made possible by donor support this year, transforming the campus landscape and bringing state-of-the-art spaces to Aggies and the public.

Gorman Museum of Native American Art

The Gorman Museum dedicated and celebrated its new home September 22-23. The museum is committed to the creative expressions of Native American artists and artists of diverse cultures and histories, and exhibiting works by living Indigenous artists.

Diane Bryant Engineering Student Design Center

The center officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony May 5. The new space includes areas for instruction, student-client collaboration, rapid prototyping, machining, welding and more.

Aggie Square

A topping-off ceremony in May celebrated the full structural completion of the first phase of Aggie Square—a Sacramento hub for UC Davis research, donor-funded programs, innovative companies and startups, and talent from across the region.

Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital ER/ICU

The School of Veterinary Medicine’s teaching hospital has expanded its clinical space with a new emergency room and intensive care unit, opened May 3, to meet the growing need for emergency and complex animal care (see full article).

Elizabeth Mary Wolf Environmental Learning Center

Opened this spring, this indoor-outdoor Arboretum facility serves as a public program space, classroom for visitor and volunteer events, and staging area for students in the donor-supported Learning by Leading environmental leadership program.