High School Programs @ UC Regents

High School Programs

Our outreach programs for high school students expose students to the causes of cancer and the research under way to beat it while encouraging young scholars to consider a career in cancer research, treatment or prevention.


Summer Mathematics and Science Honors Academy (SMASH) — Comparative Oncology

SMASH UC Davis is a free, three-year summer residential college preparatory program for high school students from low-income or historically underrepresented backgrounds, or students who will be the first in their family to attend college. This rigorous academy inspires and prepares students from the surrounding region to be college — competitive in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

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