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Get ready for the game

Preregistration takes 30 seconds, tops, for "Envision UC Davis." The exercise itself will take as little as five minutes of your time — but we're optimistic you'll want to contribute more during our 36 hours of online brainstorming, Feb. 24-25. We're asking staff, faculty and students to put forth bold ideas, comment on other people's ideas, have fun — and help make the future of UC Davis. [ Preregistration, with video… ]


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Research VC Lewin to step down

Harris Lewin has decided to return to the faculty in the Department of Evolution and Ecology and the Genome Center after successful service as vice chancellor in the Office of Research over the period of his five-year term. [ More… ]

Simon Cherry elected to engineering academy

A pioneer in developing machines for imaging the body, Cherry sees continued growth in UC Davis' biomedical imaging program. "In 10 years I hope we'll have one of the most comprehensive imaging programs in the world. I still feel like I'm just beginning." [ More… ]

Mrak Hall goes green and LEED gold

"This (U.S. Green Building Council) certification of our main administration building sends a great message about our campus's commitment to sustainability," says Camille Kirk, interim assistant vice chancellor for the Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability. [ More… ]

Obama initiative to bring young African leaders to campus

The State Department and international nonprofit organization IREX announce UC Davis as the host for "Pathways to Zero-Net Energy," one of 36 Mandela Washington Fellowship programs to be offered across the country as part of President Obama's Young African Leadership Initiative. The UC Davis program, with 25 participants, is scheduled in June and July. [ More… ]

RESEARCH: Physicians, veterinarians team up to fight cancer

The Comparative Oncology Program has organized about 30 clinical trials in dogs, working toward breakthroughs in cancer treatment in people. [ More, with video… ]

UC's new Blum Federation to tackle global poverty

The federation, with $1.32 million in seed funding from the UC Office of the President, brings together the UC Davis Blum Center for Developing Economies and other Blum centers and initiatives around the UC system, to enhance teaching and research collaboration on global poverty, economic and social justice, and democracy. [ More… ]

Another inspiring UC Davis Wears Red Day

Our third annual heart-health awareness event draws hundreds to Hutchison Field for the Battle Heart Disease Fair, the MEGA Heart exhibit, hands-only CPR, Zumba … and a whole lotta inspiration. [ See our Storify… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: Chancellor seeks advisory committee members

Applications are being accepted for UC Davis' administrative advisory committees for 2016-17. Plus …

TRENDING: Printed Aggie, International Center sketch, free T-shirts

Facebook: Start the presses, The California Aggie celebrates its 100th anniversary with the first printed edition in more than two years. … Instagram: Sketching the new International Center. … Twitter: The basketball games on Wednesday and Thursday will include T-shirt giveaways.




BIODIVERSITY MUSEUM DAY: From bones to yeast and everything in between

UC Davis presents its fifth annual Biodiversity Museum Day, showcasing the university's research collections — with five more added to the day's program, for a total of 11. Free and open to the public. [ More… ]

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