UC Davis University Honors Program Student Raven Barbera

50 Years of Honors

Celebrating 50 Years of Honors

On October 11th and 12th, 2019, the University Honors Program had the distinct pleasure of recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Integrated Studies program that helped shape, along with the Davis Honors Challenge, the program we have today.

Friday evening, we hosted an alumni dinner reception with memorabilia, slide shows, and welcoming remarks from former Director Jim Shackelford, Provost Ralph Hexter, and one of our most recent alums, Julianne Cravotto.

Saturday morning, we hosted various tours held at our UHP partner venues: the Mondavi Center, the Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, the Coffee Lab, and the BioDesign Lab. Our concluding event, hosted by IS alum Pamela Wu, was a mixer lunch where IS, DHC, and UHP alums and their guests met with our current students. Chancellor Gary May also stopped by to give our keynote speech. Read more about the events.

Thanks to everyone who attended and to everyone who worked so hard to make it a weekend we’ll long remember! Please feel free to reach out anytime and stay in touch, we'd love to hear from you.


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