One of a Kind:

Veronica Passalacqua

Photo: Veronica Passalacqua

Curating Native culture

Veronica Passalacqua relishes the opportunity she has, as curator of the C.N. Gorman Museum, to affect people's lives. "This may be their very first encounter with contemporary Native art, and to be able to guide them through that is extraordinary." Veronica's profile (with video) is among several you can see here. [ More… ]


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Donors invest in 11 more Chancellor's Fellows

We're introducing our newest class of Chancellor's Fellows, early-career faculty members who each receives a $25,000 award to advance her or his scholarly work. It's a donor-funded program with a huge return on investment. See the numbers. [ More… ]

LAURELS: Advising professionals recognized

Four academic advising professionals — faculty and staff alike — are the first at UC Davis to receive Excellence in Advising Awards at the regional level: Hwai-Jong Cheng and Ed DePeters, professors; Beth Floyd and Melissa Whaley. Plus, honors for Russ Thompson, Kent Bradford, Gurdev Khush, Kai Liu and Frank Zalom, professors; and Richard Breitmeyer, director of the UC Davis-based California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System. [ More… ]

Predictions for 2016: From immigration to skateboards

Our faculty and other researchers give their take on what's ahead on topics that include food and innovation, immigration and ISIS, public policy and Supreme Court opinions, the environment and, wait for it … skateboards! [ More… ]

'An Era of Change' in veterinary medicine

UC's new report "illustrates the critical role that veterinarians have in addressing the health needs in our society, and the leadership position of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine as a global leader in the One Health approach to health care," Dean Michael Lairmore says. [ More… ]

RESEARCH: Boosting babies' health in Bangladesh

UC Davis-led team provides lipid- or fat-based nutritional supplements to expectant mothers, sees reduced stunting in newborns, along with better birth weight and head size. [ More… ]


NEWS BRIEFS: Grad Studies dean search update

A candidate for vice provost of Graduate Education/dean of Graduate Studies makes a campus visit next week. Plus …

While you were gone …

Dateline news updates you might have missed during winter break:

Trending: Sweatshirt giveaway, Charlie, soccer seniors

Instagram: Enter to win a UC Davis sweatshirt to help fight off the cold. … Facebook: Bright and sunny New Year's wishes from Charlie, the UC Davis Police Department K-9. … YouTube: The women's soccer team celebrates its seniors.




WINTER ARTS: For our cultural senses

A new quarter at UC Davis brings a calendar filled to the brim, as always, with new museum and art exhibitions (two are already open), music (including the Il Divino Cipriano conference and concerts next week), theater and dance, and literary events. The Mondavi Center tries something new: films accompanied by live music, including E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and the San Francisco Symphony. [ More… ]

These are the Editor's Picks, taken from the online calendar:

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