Student Projects

Popular ginkgo tree showcases cross-cultural addiction

Thu, November 21, 2019
Art installation created by Rocio Perez, a student in Professor Robin Hill's Intermediate Sculpture Class entitled Addiction, 2019, features dozens of fake plaster cell phones hanging from a popular ginkgo tree in the UC Davis Arboretum's East Asian Collection.

Students install low-water, low-maintenance planting

Thu, January 29, 2015
Last Saturday, January 24, 2015, students and members of the Environmental Club at UC Davis assisted staff from the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden (APG) in planting a strip of landscape along the curve of Garrod Drive just outside the Vet Med horse corral and across from our teaching nursery.

Student-created sustainable light sculptures on display in the Arboretum

Fri, April 25, 2014
Solar-powered light sculptures created by 48 students in Studio in Sustainable Design (Design 127B) taught by Design Department faculty Ann Savageau and Bob Morgan, are currently on display in the Arboretum’s newly-constructed California Native Plant GATEway Garden.

Students design sustainable birdhouses

Fri, December 06, 2013
As the result of a collaboration between the UC Davis Arboretum  and Public Garden and the UC Davis Department of Design, the arboretum and other parts of the Davis campus will become student galleries for Ann Savageau’s “Sustainable Design” class.