Students in UC Davis' Landscape Architecture program are doing more than learning the basics — they're making their mark on campus.
In the above video, see some of the places landscape architecture students have beautified campus, and where they're looking next.
Aggie Pride Friday: Animal science major hopes to help
“My dog passed away not too long ago. She was really sick, and I couldn't afford her treatment, so I had to say goodbye to her. It made me really sad because it made me think: ‘How can I want to be somebody who helps animals yet not have been able to help my own?’ It took a long time, but I had to just start thinking positively— I may not have been able to help her at the time, but I know in the future I will be able to help a different animal and that encourages me to keep going.
"What makes me proud to be an Aggie? Everyone is so friendly, and I know that when I go outside the house I’ll see friendly faces. We help each other out— if somebody gets a flat tire on their bike, somebody will stop and help out instead of ignoring them and going on their way. It’s nice to know that I’m part of a community like that.”
— Diana Valle, fourth year animal science major
Sting credits KDVS for early success
UC Davis' own KDVS radio station had a hand in launching The Police's first single, "Roxanne," into the mainstream, its lead singer told Howard Stern last month.
In a Nov. 9 appearance on The Howard Stern Show, Sting told the DJ the first stations that played the song from the then-unknown band were one in Austin, Texas, and the one on the UC Davis campus.
"And then a radio station I think in Austin, Texas — [KLBJ], which was Lady Bird Johnson’s station ... and a station up at UC Davis, up in California, started to play this thing, and it became viral," Sting said.