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UC Davis Magazine

Volume 28 · Number 1 · Fall 2010

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Supreme Justice

Photo: chief justice nominee Tani Cantil-Sakauye Tani Cantil-Sakauye’s nomination as chief justice of the California Supreme Court marks many firsts, both for the court and for her alma mater. She earned two degrees from UC Davis.

Worth Contemplating

Photo: neuroscientist Clifford Saron Can meditation really make you healthier and happier? UC Davis researchers are leading one of the world’s most in-depth studies on meditation to find out.

Oil Spill Rx

Photo: Oiled wildlife expert Michael Ziccardi examines a rescued Kem's ridley turtle When oil began gushing into the Gulf of Mexico, there was no guidebook on how to save sea turtles. Michael Ziccardi, a veterinary scientist and oil-spill response expert, was soon working on the front lines to change that.