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UC Davis staff member Kendra Marsh, an Army veteran, ties a yellow ribbon around a tree on the Quad.

Honoring our veterans

Annual ribbon display on the Quad recognizes America's servicemen and women past and present, including the 200 or so veterans who attend UC Davis. Read more about the ribbon display and the TRV Center that works with student veterans. Also, the Davis Student Veteran Organization will present a free screening of the documentary film The Invisible War, about sex assault in the military, Wednesday night (Nov. 5). [ More… ]


More stories at Dateline UC Davis and UC Davis News and Information

Human research protection program up for accreditation

UC Davis has advanced to the final stages of receiving institutional accreditation from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, or AAHRPP. [ More… ]

Students' olive oil biosensor wins iGEM grand prize

UC Davis students build a biosensor to quickly and easily separate extra-virgin olive oil from the pretenders — and the device earns a grand prize in the iGEM competition for International Genetically Engineered Machines. [ More, with video… ]

Reception next week for first CAMPOS Faculty Scholars

The campus community is invited to join Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi and Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Ralph J. Hexter at a reception next week for UC Davis' CAMPOS Faculty Scholars — the first to be selected by the Center for the Advancement of Multicultural Perspectives on Science. [ More… ]


CAAA announces Alumni Award recipients

The Cal Aggie Alumni Association has announced its 2015 Alumni Award recipients: Kevin Bacon '72, Professor Garen Wintemute, M.D. '77; Eamonn Dolan '83; Alfred Chuang, M.S. '86; René González Mejía '86; Gita Sai Ram '07; and Professor Emerita Emmy Werner, not an alumna but a Distinguished Friend of the University. The Awards Gala is scheduled for Feb. 6 in Sacramento. [ More… ]

Panel on successful 'Career Journeys' at UC Davis

Four staff members will comprise a panel this Thursday (Nov. 6) on the topic of their successful "Career Journeys" at UC Davis. The noon-hour program is open to everyone in the campus community, no reservations needed, as part of the Career Catalyst series presented by Staff Development and Professional Services. [ More… ]

Remembering Della Davidson, dancer; and Muriel Gill, equestrian

In two naming ceremonies over the next week, UC Davis is honoring the late dancer and choreographer Della Davidson, a professor here from 2001 until her death in March 2012, and Muriel Gill, an alumna and accomplished equestrian. The Nelson Hall dance studio will be the Della Davidson Performance Studio, while the main barn at the Equestrian Center will be named after Gill. [ More… ]

YOUR HEALTH: Mini Medical School and Maintain Don't Gain

Registration opened today (Nov. 4) for UC Davis' popular Mini Medical School on aging and medical science, to help prepare the participants for life's second half. The campus's WorkLife and Wellness unit is launching a health program of its own: Maintain Don't Gain, to help you keep from adding pounds during the holiday season. Registration for Maintain Don't Gain is set to open on Monday (Nov. 10). [ More… ]

TECH NEWS: Input sought to shape the future of SmartSite

UC Davis is testing three options to power the next version of SmartSite, and your input is welcome this fall. The campus plans to choose one of the three in winter quarter, then install it by fall 2015. [ More… ]

WarnMe test Nov. 12 will include Facebook, Twitter

In conducting a test of the WarnMe system next week, UC Davis will for the first time share the notification automatically through Facebook and Twitter. Before the test, officials urge all faculty, staff and students to visit the WarnMe website to check that their contact information is up to date and includes personal email addresses and phone numbers. [ More… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: Open enrollment programs next Wednesday

While you're thinking about what you're going to do next Tuesday (Nov. 11), a university holiday, you should also think about what you're going to do the next day, which will be your last chance to attend open enrollment presentations and help desks on the Davis campus. Plus…

TRENDING: Fade to fall, Dumbledore, keyboard cats

#YourSchoolYourView by Joey Koo: "Summer fades to fall." … Dumbledore visits UC Davis! … "Piano-playing cats? It's a thing!"




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NEW EXHIBITIONS: Senses Cultural and IndiVisible

More Balletone, this time at Research Park

Wednesday, Nov. 5, noon-1 p.m., 18 Da Vinci Building

The WorkLife and Wellness Brown Bag Series goes on the road with Rose Zahnn of Healthy Habits Studio. Balletone: Standing Flow is a fusion-style conditioning program, designed specifically for the nondancer, blending training techniques drawn from dance, Pilates and fitness. [ More… ]

At the Mondavi: Jeremy Denk, piano

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 8 p.m., Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts

He's a MacArthur "genius" fellowship recipient, blogger and Musical America's 2014 Instrumentalist of the Year, and he's back at UC Davis, this time as a solo performer. Program: Brad Mehldau's Brahms-inspired Sonata, plus works by Haydn, Beethoven, Mozart and Schumann. [ More… ]

Film: Today's Man

Thursday, Nov. 6, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Shields Library Instruction Lab (first floor)

The Campus Community Book Project presents this documentary about Nicky Gottlieb, who at age 21 was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome, a high functioning form of autism. Free. [ More… ]

Low Water Use Landscaping Workshop

Saturday, Nov. 8, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., 1001 Giedt Hall

Program includes a review of state and local drought conditions, and information on simple yet effective methods to help reduce water use (including the best plants). Plus, learn how to conduct a "water audit" of your landscape. $45. Register online or by calling (530) 752-6642. [ More… ]

AT THE ARBORETUM: Storytime and a Walk with Warren

THEATER: 'The Female Wits' and The Gambling Lady

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