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Photo: Attendees walk through downtown Davis during the 2012 Pajamarino.

Celebrate Homecoming …

The dress code calls for pajamas this Friday (Oct. 14) for an Aggie Homecoming tradition more than 100 years old: Pajamarino at the Davis train station. Saturday's schedule has the Kickoff Street Party at 1 p.m. and the football game against Northern Colorado at 4.

… and meet your neighbors

The 11th annual Davis Neighbors Night Out is this Sunday (Oct. 16), noon to 7 p.m. More than 100 people have signed up as party hosts; check out the list to find a party in your neighborhood. [ More… ]


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Sharon Gray's mentorship lives on

A memorial fund in her name will preserve her legacy of mentorship, hopefully to include an exchange program with Ethiopia. That is where the 30-year-old postdoc was killed last week, caught up in an antigovernment protest. She had gone there for the launch of a plant biology research project. [ Obituary… ]

Interim chancellor maintains campus tempo

Ralph J. Hexter sits down for a wide-ranging interview with The Davis Enterprise, addressing topics that include ongoing initiatives, Police Department reform and the recruitment of a new chancellor. [ More… ]

'Rethinking what our library can be'

The visioning process for the UC Davis Library of the 21st century is moving full-steam ahead this fall with workshops later this month and an online survey that build on research conducted spring quarter. [ More… ]

Committed to the scholar-athlete ideal

Interim Chancellor Ralph J. Hexter "reaffirms our commitment to Division I scholar-athleticism at UC Davis," and tasks Athletics Director Kevin Blue with leading effort to draft recommendations on institutional success, finance model and facilities improvement. [ More… ]

UC Davis students win top prizes in World Food Day Video Challenge

First-place entry addresses postharvest technology and food safety, while the second-place entry offers a way to better connect low-income communities to healthy, locally sourced food through community-supported agriculture. See all the entries. [ More… ]

RESEARCH: Oysters OK with climate change, not so much with snails

Amid efforts to restore native oyster populations on the West Coast, how are oysters expected to fair under climate change in the decades and centuries to come? Not too badly, according to a study from UC Davis. But there's a big "if" involved. [ More… ]

Your first look at open enrollment for 2017

Open enrollment is coming soon — 8 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22 — with some significant changes and new options for you and your eligible family members. Read UCOP's preview. [ More… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: Banner back online

Banner is back online after a vendor's hardware failure brought the service down Friday. Student record systems like myucdavis, SISWeb and SISDocs rely on Banner. Plus …

THE DOWNLOAD: Ribbon painting, Gorilla Docs, chem-bio trainee

The campus community had a chance to make its mark on the ribbon that will celebrate the opening of the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art. … Gorilla Doctors, a partnership between UC Davis and Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project, was featured on 60 Minutes. … Meet a "trainee" who is actually a Ph.D. student. … See a soccer celebration. [ More… ]




Outdoors is the place to be this weekend (if the rain holds off)

Three free concerts in the Corin Courtyard (at the Mondavi Center), plus arboretum programs and the fall open house at the California Raptor Center. Bring the family! [ More… ]

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