UC Davis Magazine Online
Volume 23
Number 4
Summer 2006
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Cover of Winter 2006 print issue

Epidemics on the Horizon

Because it’s not a matter of if, but when, the next pandemic will strike, scores of UC Davis scientists and physicians are working to get ready.

Making Hip-Hop History

A group of determined artists has risen from KDVS’ basement radio station to the top of the West Coast hip-hop scene.

Just Write

UC Davis’ successful creative writing program is turning out novelists and screenwriters who are winning awards and making the best-seller lists.

Campus Views A look at campus life today
Letters Your turn
News & Notes The latest
Parents For parents
Class Notes Alumni news
After Thoughts Readers share a compelling story
End Notes The lighter side

About the cover: The cover illustration incorporates an image of a member of the picornavirus family (which includes foot-and-mouth disease, polio and the common cold), which was created through cryoelectron microscopy in the lab of R. Holland Cheng. He’s one of the many researchers on campus working to better understand infectious diseases. We discuss their work in "Epidemics on the Horizon." Cover design by Jay Leek.

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