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Photo: Law student Roza Patterson asks the 3rd District Court of Appeal justices about their process for reaching a decision on a case

Q&A with justices

Aspiring attorneys take note: Don't interrupt the judge, come to court prepared and don't open your arguments with a poem. Those were among the lessons state appellate court justices gave UC Davis law students after hearing arguments in two cases last week at King Hall. [ More… ]


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2015-16 external research funding: $760 million

It's the fifth year in a row we've topped $700 million. The total includes $170 million in state awards, up from $110 million the previous year. Business grants also increased, reaching $63 million, up $4 million from the year before. [ More… ]

Ribbons and reception mark Veterans Day

Yellow ribbons will once again adorn the trees on the Quad, and the Sacramento and Davis campuses each will hold a reception with a speaker to mark Veterans Day next week. [ More, with video… ]

Election 2016: Hearts, minds, constitutional change

In pre-election commentary this week, two UC Davis political science faculty members will talk about the hearts and minds of voters, and a visiting scholar will address constitutional change in connection with presidential politics. [ More… ]

Partnership offers 'affordability' advising to high schoolers

UC outreach staff and the nonprofit organization uAspire are providing personalized college affordability advising to approximately 450 high school students living near UC Davis, UCLA and UC Riverside through in-person workshops and "virtual advising." [ More… ]

HEALTH NOTES: Flu shots, 'Maintain Don't Gain,' open enrollment

The Staff and Faculty Health and Well-Being Program has two seasonal gifts for you: a free flu shot and "Maintain Don't Gain," a free, eight-week weight management program held annually around the holidays. ... Open enrollment is underway, and as you review your medical plan options, the university asks you to consider "staying in the family," by choosing a plan that includes the UC Davis Medical Group. [ More… ]

HOLIDAY HELPING: A food drive and a food run

Mail Services' annual Holiday Food Drive is underway, and another campus group is rounding up runners and support for the annual Running of the Turkeys fundraiser for the Yolo Food Bank. [ More… ]

Campus coffee biz is no small beans

Davis and Sacramento campus dining services are looking for 32,000 pounds of coffee beans and a lot more in a new contract covering both campuses. The extras we're looking for include internships and scholarships for students, support for the coffee science program, and support for the children's hospital and Intercollegiate Athletics. [ More… ]

Our research reactor, across the causeway

UC Davis' McClellan Nuclear Research Center and Office of Research make a pitch to faculty and staff: Bring your classes — and your research projects — to the Sacramento reactor. [ More… ]

Vet Med, state dedicate animal health-food safety lab

Located midway between Fresno and Bakersfield, the Tulare lab is the fourth in the California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System, run by the School of Veterinary Medicine. The new lab is named for the system's founding director and Professor Emeritus Alex A. Ardans, who led the statewide diagnostic service for 21 years. [ More, with video… ]

RESEARCH: New theory on how the moon got there

Professor Sarah Stewart and colleagues offer an alternative explanation for why the moon is not in orbit over the Earth's equator, and why the moon's composition is so similar to Earth's. [ More… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: AggieBuy to launch online and in real time

Goodbye, UCDBuy; hello, AggieBuy! It's happening online and at a real-time launch event and vendor showcase, AggieBuy Live! — all on Monday (Nov. 7). Plus …

THE DOWNLOAD: Nursing experience, feeding the hungry, Halloween

See how nursing students are getting some early experience. … The UC Davis Children's Hospital has new "MRI goggles." … How can the Yolo Food Bank use donated tomatoes to help the hungry? … See the costumes staff in Davis and Sacramento donned for Halloween. [ More, with video… ]




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