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Published: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:34:00 -0700

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UC Davis Names Interim Dean for Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:34:00 -0700

University of California, Davis, Chancellor Gary S. May has appointed Deborah Ward interim dean for the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. Ward, a clinical professor and former associate dean for academics at the school, will assume the school’s top leadership position Aug.

Can We Better Prepare Hens for Cage-Free Living?

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:42:00 -0700

Cage-free housing may be more spacious for hens, but the extra room comes with added risk of collisions and broken bones. UC Davis animal welfare experts are leading efforts to whether complex rearing systems can reduce bone fractures.

Millions in Federal Grants for Community College Students Left on the Table

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:02:00 -0700

A significant percentage of community college students don’t receive the federal aid for which they may be eligible.

Lebrilla Wins Senate Research Award

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:26:00 -0700

There could have been no better place for Carlito Lebrilla’s research to thrive than UC Davis. 

Memorial Union to Gain New Services for Basic Needs

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 14:34:00 -0700

UC Davis will soon make it easier for students to find resources for basic needs like food, housing and access around campus.

Aggie Square: For Technology, Innovation, Community

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 12:00:00 -0700

Aggie Square will be developed at UC Davis Health, but the project will not be limited to the health enterprise — the new campus will be for all kinds of technology and innovation, a generator of ideas and companies as well as economic growth in the community.

THE DOWNLOAD: Crossing Barriers With Language, Food

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:53:00 -0700

No matter what language you speak, you have something in common with the way dolphins communicate.

NEWS BRIEFS: ‘Large Lecture Hall’ Given ‘California’ Name

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:31:00 -0700

The process of building UC Davis’ new lecture hall has progressed like most other construction projects, but it will be unlike any other space on campus once it’s finished.

Senate and Federation Will Honor ‘Distinguished,’ ‘Excellent’ Work

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:10:00 -0700

AWARDS PROGRAM WHAT: Academic Awards and Academic Senate Faculty Distinguished Research Award  

Mondavi in ’18-19 Features Baez and Callas

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 02:16:00 -0700

Note to faculty, staff and retirees: As you peruse the Mondavi Center’s recently announced season, keep in mind there is a revised discount pricing structure in place for 2018-19.

UC Davis World Food Center Relaunches

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:14:00 -0700

The University of California, Davis, has renewed its World Food Center within the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

UC Davis Releases Environmental Review for Long Range Development Plan

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:46:00 -0700

The University of California, Davis has released an updated Long Range Development Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR).

Mayor Steinberg, Chancellor May, Assemblyman McCarty Unveil Aggie Square Site

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 11:06:00 -0700

UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May and Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg today announced that they have chosen the UC Davis Health Campus in the Oak Park area as the location for the first phase of an innovation hub called Aggie Square.

Chancellor May's Statement on Aggie Square

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 08:50:00 -0700

Dear UC Davis community, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and I are announcing today that we have chosen the UC Davis Health Campus in Oak Park as the location for the first phase of an innovation hub called Aggie Square.

UC Davis Students Breed Beans for Organic Farming

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 15:14:00 -0700

Breeders at the University of California, Davis, have begun field tests on high-yield, disease-resistant organic bean varieties.

NEWS BRIEFS: Aggie Square Announcement Due Thursday

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 13:55:00 -0700

Chancellor Gary S. May and Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg have scheduled a news conference this week in Sacramento to share next steps in the Aggie Square partnership between UC Davis and the Sacramento community. The news conference will begin at 1 p.m.

UC President Meets Students, Staff, Faculty

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 13:40:00 -0700

UC President Janet Napolitano spent two days at UC Davis last week, a routine campus visit during which she received research updates, met with students, and explored the university’s work in veterinary and human medicine on either side of the causeway.

Chancellor May's Statement on Immigration Enforcement on Campus

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 12:59:00 -0700

Chancellor Gary S. May sent the following letter to the campus community today (April 10): ••• Dear UC Davis community,

3 Arts and Humanities Faculty Awarded Guggenheims

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 12:54:00 -0700

Three faculty from UC Davis will have more time to hone their craft thanks to prestigious Guggenheim Fellowships.

10 Must-See Events at UC Davis Picnic Day 2018

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 10:00:00 -0700

With more than 200 events, the only dilemma you'll encounter at the 2018 UC Davis Picnic Day will be figuring out which events not to miss.

THE DOWNLOAD: Judging Produce and UC Knowledge

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 09:00:00 -0700

Grocery delivery services might be the next battlefield between Amazon and traditional retailers, and Good Morning America turned to a UC Davis expert to judge the quality of the produce the services provided in a small test.

CHANCELL-ING: MLK’s Light Still Driving Out Darkness

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 09:00:00 -0700

I am often reminded of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sometimes it’s as simple as pressing the shuffle on my iPod and hearing the lyrics of “Pride (In the Name of Love)” by the rock band U2:

Give Day to Bring UC Davis Community Together to Make a Difference

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 15:39:00 -0700

On Picnic Day, when Aggies everywhere are thinking of their alma mater, the University of California, Davis, will hold its second annual Give Day — a 29-hour fundraising drive that celebrates the theme, “Every Aggie counts: Combined, we change the world.”

Saving a Dying Breed

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 17:01:00 -0700

Wild horses living on California’s Channel Islands evolved into a unique breed, but face an uncertain future on the mainland.

New Source of Global Nitrogen Discovered

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 16:25:00 -0700

Not all of the nitrogen on the planet comes from the atmosphere, according to a UC Davis study in the journal Science. Up to a quarter comes from Earth’s bedrock. The discovery could greatly improve climate change projections.