Why did Ralph Aldredge, professor and associate dean for undergraduate studies in the College of Engineering, come to UC Davis? What major challenges has he faced? What advice does he have for students? Those questions and more are answered in the above video, a conversation between Aldredge and junior mechanical and aerospace engineering major Alex Fillman.
An Aggie, now a Panther
A former Aggie football player and assistant coach landed with the Carolina Panthers this month. Hear more about his background and what he’s looking forward to in his new role in the above video.
Alum joins pro football team in Mexico
Global Aggies! #davisguy @ucdavis @UCDfootball @Colton30lamson #uncommonengineering #dontboxmein https://t.co/7yGqyjVmKs— Dan Hawkins (@DHawkins34) February 18, 2023
Giraffe research makes Colbert’s show
It may sound unusual, but UC Davis research into the mating habits of giraffes is no joke. Unless you’re Stephen Colbert, that is. The host of CBS Television’s The Late Show took a shot at the recent study on a broadcast last week. See the clip above, beginning at the 1:05 mark.
What’s alive? Ask this faculty member
What is life? For scientists, asking is easier than answering. #UCDavisVetMed developmental biologist @RogersLabUCD digs into what makes something alive (and wades into a #StarTrek-themed debate) on @NPR's #ShortWave podcast. https://t.co/RNhirjcASD— UC Davis Veterinary Medicine (@ucdavisvetmed) February 28, 2023
Cody Kitaura is a News and Media Relations Specialist in the Office of Strategic Communications, and can be reached by email or at 530-752-1932.