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UC Davis Magazine

Volume 28 · Number 4 · Summer 2011

Features

Building democracy in the Middle East

Photo: Charlie Bamforth Scholars analyze the push for freedom sweeping the Arab world and forecast the odds of representative governments taking root there.

Bringing history to life

Photo: Amy Gutierrez talks with one of the Giants Top historians and old documents help school teachers go beyond check lists of dates to engage their students with the country's past.

Nurturing a rare breed

Photo: The campaign launch With a world shortage of plant breeders, UC Davis is retooling its programs to train a new generation of scientists to develop crops for food and fuel.