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UC Davis Magazine

Volume 30 · Number 4 · Summer 2013

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Driving Innovation

An historic image of a mechanized tomator harvester developed by UC Davis researchers With new breakthroughs happening at UC Davis nearly every day, it’s easy to overlook the trailblazers of yore. We profile some of the creative thinkers behind the mechanized tomato harvester, California wine, Disney’s Pinocchio, inner tube water polo and more.

A museum for the 21st century

An architectural rendering of the future art museum at night The future home of UC Davis’ Fine Arts Collection promises to turn the traditional model of a museum inside out. Take a look at the winning design — a partly transparent structure and shaded exterior all under a grand canopy.

The young and the inventive

a montage of portraits of seven faculty members They are hardly household names—at least not yet. But seven new Chancellor’s Fellows are on the cusps of discoveries that could change our future. Meet these rising stars.