"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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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… ]
- Call for essays: "How I Live the Principles of Community"
- Call for nominations: Chancellor's Achievement Awards for Diversity and Community — For faculty, staff, students and members of the community, honoring their achievements that contribute in substantial ways to the development and well-being of our diverse and evolving community. Corrected deadline Nov. 20.
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… ]
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… ]
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… ]
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… ]
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… ]
- Early intervention in dyslexia can narrow achievement gap
- UC presents 10 scalable solutions for climate change
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 …
- 10th annual Mail Services Holiday Food Drive
- Abandoned bicycles to be swept up, Nov. 4-18
- Reservations due for Meyer award dinner
- Reminders: Open enrollment, cybersecurity training, Big Ideas
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.
- "GMOs: All Facts, No Fiction" — Two UC Davis scientists (Josette Lewis of the World Food Center and Belinda Martineau of the Institute for Social Sciences) join two from UC Riverside on this panel. (Nov. 3)
- "The Rei(g)n of Marriage: An American History" — Harvard University's Nancy F. Cott gives the annual Nathalie Esteban Collin Memorial Lecture, presented by the Cross-Cultural Women's and gender History Program. (Nov. 4)
- "Translating Findings 'from Bench to Bedside' Rapidly: Can It Be Done?" — Declan Murphy, professor, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, on the challenges in developing new autism treatments. MIND Institute's Distinguished Lecturer Series. (Nov. 4)
- "The Labor Market Challenges for Less-Skilled Workers in the 21st Century and What to Do About Them" — Michael Stoll , professor of public policy, Luskin School of Public Affairs, UCLA, gives this talk in the UC Center Sacramento's Thursday Speaker Series. (Nov. 5)
- Alzheimer's Research Symposium — Presented by the Alzheimer's Research Center. (Nov. 5, on the Davis campus)
- Author event: An Evening with Sarah Vowell — In the University Writing Program's Conversations with Writers series. Vowell will discuss her nonfiction writing on American history, including her new book, Lafayette in the Somewhat United States. (Nov. 5)
- "The American Way of Poverty: Inequality as the New Norm for the 21st Century" — Sasha Abramsky, University Writing Program, presents this lecture as part of the Campus Community Book Project. (Nov. 9)
- RECRUITMENTS: 3 deans and athletics director — The Offices of the Chancellor and Provost have named recruitment advisory committees and called for nominations/applications for the following positions:
- DIRECTIVE: Holiday office closures and union notice
- Call for proposals: Seed Grants for International Activities — Funding offered by the Office of Global Affairs. Deadline Dec. 1.
- Call for nominations: Faculty Research Lecture, Distinguished Scholarly Public Service and Distinguished Teaching awards (all Academic Senate)
- Call for applications: Administrative Officers for the Future Program — Cultivating a diverse pool of highly talented and motivated staff interested in pursuing administrative officer positions. Deadline Nov. 18.
These are the Editor's Picks, taken from the online calendar:
- Causeway Classic Blood Drive
Today and tomorrow, Nov. 3-4: Eighth annual competition with Sac State! Look for the bloodmobiles on the Quad. Free T-shirts!
- Dia de los Muertos Celebration
Friday, Nov. 6: At the TANA community art center managed by the Department of Chicana/o Studies
- CONCERT: Empyrean Ensemble
Sunday, Nov. 8: Newly Written, Here and There