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Changing the course of what’s happening to what can and should be

UC Davis’ Big Ideas are forward-thinking, interdisciplinary initiatives that will build upon the strengths of the university to positively impact the world. UC Davis researchers, scientists, clinicians and others are conducting innovative and ambitious work in sustainability, food, animal and human health, and more. These transformative projects can only become realities through partnerships with passionate donors, whose gifts will lead to the discoveries to solve California’s and the world’s most pressing problems.

Recent Stories

VIDEO: Understanding gun violence

To get a better understanding of why there’s been an increase in shootings this summer, KCRA spoke to Dr. Garen Wintemute with the UC Davis Center for Violence Prevention Research. 

The house that doesn't burn

More than 2.7 million Californians live in places with a high or extremely high risk of wildfire, as of 2007. That number is expected to increase.