University of California, Davis
- QS World University Ranking (2017–18) 118
- THE World University Ranking (2017–18) 54
- University of California at Davis (UC Davis) was first established in 1905, when Governor George Pardee signed an act to establish a university farm school for the University of California (at the time, Berkeley was the sole campus of the University).
- In 1959 the campus was declared as the seventh general campus in the University of California system.
Notable Alumni and Famous Faces
- Bonnie Bassler – Professor of Molecular Biology, Princeton University, MacArthur Fellowship.
- Tracy Caldwell – astronaut.
- Lewis J. Feldman – Professor of Plant Biology at the University of California, Berkeley.
- Lynn Kimsey – Professor of Entomology.
- Frederick Murphy – co-discoverer of the Ebola virus.
- Iyabo Obasanjo-Bello – Nigerian epidemiologist.
- H. Michael Shepard – cancer biologist and discoverer of Herceptin.
- David Hurst Thomas – archaeologist and anthropologist.
University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA