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UC Davis Magazine

Volume 26 · Number 2 · Winter 2009

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SeXX Shift

Student crowd photo Female college students now outnumber the men by a wide and growing margin — a trend that has wide-ranging implications for
higher education and the future of the country.

An Anniversary Visit

Social Sciences and Humanities Building photo Alumnus and photographer Jim West ’79 returned to campus after 20 years and took a look through the lens of his camera at what’s new.

Troubled Waters in Tanzania

Tanzanian child photo Livestock, wild animals, people and infectious disease all converge at the dwindling water holes in rural Tanzania. UC Davis researchers are there, too, working alongside to help.

Prized Writing

Student writer photo We share excerpts from two student papers — examples of some of the best student writing on campus and winners in the annual “Prized Writing” contest.