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UC Davis Magazine

Volume 29 · Number 2 · Winter 2012

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Campus protests:continuing the dialogue

Photo: Female student recording rally on phone, which has skin that reads "Keep Calm and Carry On" In heartfelt talks following the pepper spraying of protestors on campus, Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi, students, faculty and others seek common ground.

A tree grows in Oakland

Photo: three men looking up into canopy of leafy tree Inner-city streets might seem an unlikely place for a forester, but graduate student Gregory Tarver Jr. feels at home helping Oakland grow trees—and community.

Yiyun Li

Photo: the novelist sitting, smiling, in front of a bookcase With spare tales about social outcasts in her native China and her adopted homeland in the U.S., the author and English professor is drawing wide acclaim.

UC Davis West Village

Photo: upstairs view of apartment buildings and garden square Take a sneak peak at the future of green living. Someday your neighborhood may look a lot like UC Davis' newest community—a model of sustainability.