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Quarter at Aggie Square celebrates experiential opportunities for students

“I delayed graduation to do Quarter at Aggie Square, hoping it was a worthwhile use of my time and money. And luckily it was!”  Amrit Bains, a UC Davis senior, said about her experience, at the program’s year-end celebration. She also discussed the impact of students working closely with faculty and one another as her favorite highlight of the program.

Cultivating Change Through the Quarter at Aggie Square Plants, People and the Planet Experience

In the fall of 2023, a group of seven students took part in UC Davis' Quarter at Aggie Square program called Plants, People, and the Planet. This program provided a unique combination of experiential learning opportunities, community engagement, and coursework, the students explored the multifaceted dimensions of sustainable living and environmental stewardship. 

2024 Advancing Health Care Equity Speaker Series

Inequities in health care delivery mean that many people who most need health care have limited or no access to it. Race, socioeconomic and employment status, mental health issues, gender and sexual orientation can all impact patients’ access and experiences.

10 students, 1 quarter, 2 inventions

Not long after Quarter at Aggie Square launched in fall 2020, students quickly found success through the immersive, undergraduate academic experience. Some participants were admitted to prestigious graduate programs and others earned competitive internship opportunities. This year, one team of undergraduates found success by creating not one, but two innovations as a result of their Experience last fall.

Immersed in Education

This article originally appeared in UC Davis Magazine. Original Article

Quarter at Aggie Square “is changing the way students experience their education,” according to Angela Taylor ’96.

Taylor, program coordinator for QAS, added, “Undergraduates participating in QAS have the ability to get in front of faculty in an intimate way. They know your name, get to know you and your interests on a micro level.”

Transformative Justice Studies Takes Off in Oak Park

After launching remotely during the pandemic, Quarter at Aggie Square’s immersive learning experiences are meeting in Sacramento this fall. Transformative Justice Studies in Sacramento and Biomedical Engineering at the Health Campus are taking full advantage of the opportunity to meet in person. "The programs were immersive from the first day,” said program coordinator Angela Taylor.