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UC Davis Magazine

Volume 26 · Number 4 · Summer 2009

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Hope takes flight in peru

Photo: Peruvian patient with eye patch being escorted after surgery by UC Davis specialist James Brandt Three UC Davis eye doctors join a Flying Eye Hospital mission in Peru to treat patients and help raise the standard of care—and, in the process, gain new insight.


Photo: Chancellor Larry Vanderhoef and wife, Rosalie, at football game. Larry Vanderhoef, UC Davis’ fifth and longest-serving chancellor, steps down this summer. Alumni, faculty, students, staff and friends look back at his quarter-century of leadership, including 15 years as chancellor.

Passing the baton

Photo: Kern Holoman conducting D. Kern Holoman steps down from the podium after conducting the UC Davis Symphony Orchestra for 30 of its 50 years.


Women in wine

Photo: Winemaker Zelma Long with bottle and glass of red wine Pioneering female vintners trained at UC Davis talk about how they got their feet in the cellar door, changing the male world of winemaking forever.