May 31, 2012

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8 thursday, may 31, 2012

The california Aggie

campus CHIC. By STEPHANIE B. NGUYEN Aggie News Writer

Jeanna Gindi, fifth-year computer science major The Aggie: What are you wearing? Gindi: “My pants and shirt are both Free People. My shoes are Dolce Vita. The bag is Madewell and my sunglasses are Chloe.” How did you decide what to wear today? “I tried on a few options. I pretty

much look in my closet.” Where do you find inspiration? “From anything. I definitely look around and see what other people are wearing. I shop online and look at blogs.” What’s your favorite item in your closet? “I would say probably a really good pair of jean cutoff shorts. I have a pair that I would wear everyday if I could.” STEPHANIE B. NGUYEN can be reached at campus@

Jeanna Gindi

Interdisciplinary research in School of Veterinary Medicine Wide diversity of programs, creative fusion of degrees By BRIAN RILEY Aggie Science Writer

The UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) is the only veterinary school in the UC system and is one of only two veterinary schools in California. Due in part to this unique status, the SVM incorporates a very large scope of diversity in its educational, research and animal and public health-related programs. One of the SVM’s programs is the Wildlife Health Center, which is located on South Campus. The center’s activities reach all the way up and down the West Coast, from tracking mountain lions in Southern California, to rescuing and treating marine wildlife affected by oil spills in California, to con-


ducting research in the Puget Sound/Georgia Basin area in Washington State. “We’re the umbrella under which dozens of faculty who have a research interest in non-domestic animal health, whether that’s


clinical medicine or disease in free-ranging populations or wildlife conservation [work],” explained Kristen Gilardi, an SVM adjunct professor and senior

See VET, page 5

Stephanie Nguyen/ Aggie