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Consent is unambiguous…

"Consent is an affirmative, unambiguous and conscious decision to participate in a mutually agreed upon sexual act." This is one of the messages in UC Davis' new sexual assault awareness campaign. [ More, with video… ]


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Live stream: Diversity and inclusion forum

All seats have been reserved, so a live stream has been added. The forum, Wednesday (Nov. 4), for faculty, staff and students, aims to identify key issues of concern and opportunities for improving the campus climate. [ More, including the live stream link… ]

More staff now eligible for STAR awards

Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi announces the expansion of her STAR Award Program, which recognizes staff members who go "above and beyond" in support of the campus's core values. As the nomination period opens, see who's eligible for the $1,500 awards. [ More… ]

What's NEW? It's our employee welcome program

The Davis campus is extending a new kind of welcome to new employees, by focusing on the people, the place and the culture of discovery that make this university a special place to work. This new introduction is called NEW, for New Employee Welcome. [ More, with slideshow… ]

Celebrating the life of Larry N. Vanderhoef

UC Davis will remember Chancellor Emeritus Larry N. Vanderhoef in a celebration of life this Wednesday (Nov. 4), starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts — and online for people who are unable to attend. [ More, including the live stream link… ]

USAID funds $17 million partnership with Pakistan

Project builds on agricultural work UC Davis has been doing with Pakistan since 2009. The newly funded partnership includes renewed emphasis on the exchange of faculty and graduate students. [ More… ]

RESEARCH: Taking the guesswork out of concussion diagnoses

Coaches and team physicians will be able to test for possible concussions using low cost, mobile tools being developed at UC Davis. [ More, with video… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: Groundbreaking for Betty Irene Moore Hall

A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for Nov. 10 for Betty Irene Moore Hall in the educational core of the UC Davis Health System in Sacramento. Plus …

HEALTHY AGGIES: 'Maintain Don't Gain,' CAIR support group

WorkLife and Wellness is bringing back "Maintain Don't Gain," designed to help you stay focused on eating healthy and fitting in exercise so you can keep from adding holiday pounds. … California Aggies in Recovery, or CAIR, is a new peer support group for students who are recovering from substance use disorders or other addictive behaviors. [ More… ]

TRENDING: 'Aggies are different' ... and more feel-good news

Twitter: "Aggies are different," as they demonstrate in assisting a homeless man on Unitrans. ... Facebook: Where does a penguin go for cataract surgery? To UC Davis, of course. ... Storify: Halloween in academia.




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