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Girl Power: The Complexity of Feminine Free Will


Dr. Elisabeth Krimmer has a reputation among students for being kind, generous and passionate about her work. This passion is also evident in her prolific research–she has written and edited 18 books and over 50 articles. Originally from Munich, Germany, Dr. Krimmer is a professor of German, author, researcher, mentor and recent recipient of the UC Davis Academic Senate’s Distinguished Teaching Award for Graduate and Professional Teaching.  

Professor Elisabeth Krimmer Among Top 15 Academics at UC Davis

The Academic Senate and Federation have awarded 15 faculty members top academic honors for 2024. These awards are given to faculty who are outstanding in their expertise, teaching, mentorship, and public service. Among the recipients of the Distinguished Teaching Award for Graduate and Professional Teaching is German professor Elisabeth Krimmer.

Professor Krimmer is recognized for helping graduate students innovate in the field of German literature. Her mentorship has helped her graduate students bridge the work of teaching and research.

Graphic Storyteller Maureen Burdock to Discuss ‘Sleepless Planet’

by Maria Sestito

Graphic storyteller and UC Davis alumna Maureen Burdock returns to campus to discuss her latest project, “Sleepless Planet: A Graphic Guide to Coping with Insomnia.” Presented by the UC Davis Department of German and Russian, the talk will be at the School of Education Building, Room 174, on Feb. 22 at 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

“I hope to motivate people to think more deeply about sleep for themselves as well as the planet,” Burdock said.

What Can I Do with My Major? The Languages and Literatures Edition

What Can I Do with My Major? The Languages and Literatures Edition

Watch our recorded presentation from the Internship and Career Center of career exploration and planning while enjoying your major and courses in Languages and Literatures!  See how our humanities majors give you transferable, technical and personal traits to help you in your future career!

UC Davis Rises to 6th Among Nation’s Top Public Universities

U.S. News Rankings Highlight Social Mobility Campus Provides

by Julia Ann Easley | September 17, 2023

The University of California, Davis, rose to tie for sixth place among the nation’s top public universities in rankings published today (Sept. 17) by U.S. News & World Report.

The 2024 Best Colleges rankings moved UC Davis up four places from last year among public universities and up 10 places to tie for No. 28 among all national universities.

Fall Virtual Drop-In Advising Hours

Virtual Drop-In Advising We offer virtual drop-in advising three days each week Mondays 10:00 - 12:00 Wednesdays 10:00-12:00 Thursdays 1:00 - 3:00

Welcome to Fall 2023!  Sproul hall and the undergrad advising team are looking forward to the new academic year and welcoming you back.  Please use the below link to make an advising appointment or see the flyer for our virtual front desk (drop-in) advising.

Upcoming Event - Recovered Literary Voices: Rescued Writings from Ghettos in Poland Presented by Professor Sven-Erik Rose

Recovered Voices The Ziering-Conlon Initiative for Recovered Voices is a program that encourages greater awareness of music by composers whose careers and lives were disrupted—or worse—during the years of the Nazi regime in Europe


Event Symposium: Recovering Memory and Culture After the Holocaust:
UC Davis Holocaust Scholars on "Recovered Voices"

Tuesday, April 11 | 4:00-5:30pm