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University of California at Davis

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Davis, CA

Founding Date:
1905

Motto:
Fiat Lux

Team:
Aggies

Mascot:
Mustang

Enrollment:
28,000

Official Website:
http://www.ucdavis.edu/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Joe Baca
Politician
23-Jan-1947   Congressman, California 43rd
Riley P. Bechtel
Business
c. 1952   CEO of Bechtel
Clint Bolick
Activist
26-Dec-1957   Libertarian school choice activist
Phil Bronstein
Editor
c. 1951   San Francisco Chronicle Editor, 2003-08
Steven A. Browning
Diplomat
c. 1949   US Ambassador to Uganda
Charles Burns
Artist
27-Sep-1955   Creepy graphic novelist
Jeffrey Carlson
Actor
23-Jun-1975   Broadway actor, transgender soap star
Ted Costa
Government
c. 1941   Drove the 2003 California recall election
Chris Crawford
Computer Programmer
c. 1950   Balance of Power
Bei Dao
Poet
2-Aug-1949   Exiled Chinese poet of the Misty School
Cal Dooley
Politician
11-Jan-1954   Congressman from California, 1991-2005
Adam Duritz
Musician
1-Aug-1964   Frontman for Counting Crows
Dian Fossey
Anthropologist
16-Jan-1932 26-Dec-1985 Gorillas in the Mist
Kimberly Guilfoyle
Attorney
8-Mar-1969   Gavin Newsom's ex-wife, Fox News pundit
Paul Hackett
Football
5-Jul-1947   USC Head Coach, 1998-2000
Dan Hawkins
Football
10-Nov-1960   CO Buffaloes Head Coach
Genta Hawkins Holmes
Diplomat
3-Sep-1940   US Ambassador to Australia, 1997-2000
Jeffrey G. Katz
Business
c. 1956   CEO of Orbitz, 2000-04
Guy Kawasaki
Business
30-Aug-1954   Former chief evangelist of Apple Computer
Edward Kozel
Business
14-Jun-1955   Former Cisco executive
Steven J. Law
Government
c. 1961   American Crossroads
David Loebsack
Politician
23-Dec-1952   Congressman, Iowa 2nd
Regina Lynn
Columnist
?   Wired News sex columnist
George Miller
Politician
17-May-1945   Congressman, California 7th
Jonny Moseley
Skier
27-Aug-1975   1998 Olympic Gold Medal, Moguls
Paris
Rapper
29-Oct-1967   The devil made him do it
Chris Petersen
Football
13-Oct-1964   Head Coach, Boise State
Colleen M. Pouliot
Attorney
c. 1959   General Counsel of Adobe, 1990-2001
Philip G. Satre
Business
c. 1949   CEO of Harrah's Entertainment, 1993-2003
Stratton D. Sclavos
Business
c. 1959   CEO of VeriSign, 1995-2007
Kevin Shelley
Government
16-Nov-1955   California Secretary of State, 2003-05
Elaine Showalter
Critic
21-Jan-1941   Lead alpha Gynocritic
Peter Snell
Track and Field
17-Dec-1938   Olympic distance runner
Jackie Speier
Politician
14-May-1950   Congresswoman, California 12th
William P. Sullivan
Business
1949   CEO of Agilent Technologies
Anthony Swofford
Author
12-Aug-1970   Jarhead
Thomas J. Tierney
Business
c. 1954   CEO of Bain & Company, 1992-2000
Ann Veneman
Government
29-Jun-1949   Executive Director of UNICEF
John S. Watson
Business
Oct-1956   CEO of Chevron
Martin Yan
Chef
1949   Yan Can Cook

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
T. G. Dobzhansky
Scientist
25-Jan-1900 18-Dec-1975 Genetics and the Origin of Species
Ronald Graham
Mathematician
31-Oct-1935   Mathematician, Computer Scientist
Diane Johnson
Novelist
28-Apr-1934   Fair Game
Edwin G. Krebs
Scientist
6-Jun-1918 21-Dec-2009 Protein phosphorylation
Hans Mark
Physicist
17-Jun-1929   US Air Force Secretary, 1979-81
Paul Moller
Inventor
1937   The Skycar
Karl Shapiro
Poet
10-Nov-1913 14-May-2000 Person, Place and Thing
Robert N. Shelton
Educator
1948   President, University of Arizona
Gary Snyder
Poet
8-May-1930   Turtle Island
Wayne Thiebaud
Artist
15-Nov-1920   California pop artist
Larry N. Vanderhoef
Educator
20-Mar-1941   Chancellor, UC Davis

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Carol A. Cartwright
Educator
c. 1941   President of Kent State University, 1991-2006
Vic Fazio
Politician
11-Oct-1942   Congressman from California, 1979-99
Clare M. Hasler
Educator
c. 1957   Director, Robert Mondavi Institute
Robert N. Shelton
Educator
1948   President, University of Arizona
Larry N. Vanderhoef
Educator
20-Mar-1941   Chancellor, UC Davis

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Gary Patterson
Football
13-Feb-1960   Head Coach, Texas Christian
Chris Petersen
Football
13-Oct-1964   Head Coach, Boise State


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