Linda Katehi Common Sense Blog: UC Davis Awards University Medal

Denise Albert, the 1996 medalist, presents Larissa Miyachi with the 2012 University Medal at the College of Biological Sciences ceremony.

Denise Albert, the 1996 medalist, presents Larissa Miyachi with the 2012 University Medal at the College of Biological Sciences ceremony. (Martin Wong/UC Davis)

Awarding the University medal. As you may know, commencement is in full swing at UC Davis. This morning at the College of Biological Sciences ceremony, Larissa Miyachi, a biochemistry and molecular biology major, received the highest honor awarded to the top graduating senior – the 2012 University Medal. Larissa is a remarkable young woman who is destined for medical school. Today, she joins a group of Aggies in a class all of their own. I invite you to read more about her and other former medalists, and join me in congratulating Larissa for all of her accomplishments!

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