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Photo: Unidentified worker casts a shadow as he installs giant banner of graduate student Angel Hinzo

'One of a kind, like you'

We have some people we'd like you to meet: students and alumni, faculty and staff, in videos and on giant posters (on Bainer Hall's north wing). They are telling their unique stories, showing how each of us is one of a kind and part of a kind, the kind that works together and grows together to improve health, enrich lives and help feed the world. [ More, with slideshow… ]


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Fall Convocation: 'Building Our Future'

Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi presides next week at the Fall Convocation, addressing the topic, "Building Our Future." This ceremonial start to the new academic year will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 22) at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts. All are welcome: faculty, students and staff, community members and other UC Davis friends. [ More… ]

Highly ranked in nation and world

UC Davis continues to be listed among the top public universities in the nation and the world, according to the QS World University Rankings released Sept. 15 and recent rankings by U.S. News & World Report. In addition, UC Davis is one of 15 public four-year colleges with high graduation rates leading to high incomes identified by the U.S. Department of Education's new College Scorecard. [ More… ]

RESEARCH: Replenishing our aquifers

Researchers are encouraged by early results from tests to see if deliberately flooding farmland in winter can replenish aquifers without harming crops or affecting drinking water. [ More… ]

LAURELS: ARE faculty, grad student prove resourceful

The Agricultural and Applied Economics Association presents awards to eight faculty members and a graduate student in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. … The National Institute of Statistical Sciences honors one of its former postdocs, Jiming Jiang, now a professor at UC Davis. … Thompson Reuters recognizes nine UC Davis faculty members as "Highly Cited Researchers." [ More… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: UC celebrates Constitution Day

UC Davis joins the rest of the UC system in observing Constitution Day, Thursday (Sept. 17). Plus …


TRENDING: Of corks and screw caps, jelly beans and 110 floors

Facebook: UC Davis works with PlumpJack Winery to research the best way to cap bottles. ... YouTube: In TEDxUCDavis talk, TJ Lee urges students to get the most out of every one of their 28,835 jelly beans in life. ... Instagram: Campus firefighters commemorate the first-responders who died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.




FALL ARTS: Concerts, comedy of errors and baby rattles!

We present our preview of the arts for fall quarter. Highlights include the Summer Symphony (free concert) and cellist Anssi Karttunen; Opening Night with creative writing faculty and Book Chats with faculty authors; a reading by award-winning poet Craig Santos Perez; the comedy of errors The Government Inspector; and an exhibition of baby rattles at the Design Museum. Not to mention the Mondavi Center's full range of programs. [ More, with slideshow… ]

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