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Photo illustration shows Chancellor-designate Gary S. May and his wife, LeShelle May, above the text, 'Pack the Patio'

Meet our new chancellor

Students, staff and faculty: We're all invited to a special Aggie Pride Friday (April 14), with pizza and prizes, lots of Aggie Blue and Gold, and special guests, Gary and LeShelle May, our chancellor-designate and his wife. We are packing the Memorial Union's South Patio at lunchtime, and we'll take a group photo at 12:30. Go Ags! [ More… ]


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Unpredictable, rare and devastating

Hard-working tree crew reacts to limb failure that resulted in injuries to four people the afternoon of April 5, and explains the inspection and maintenance plan for the campus's 14,000 trees. [ More… ]

Campus will crown Grad Slam champion

Ten finalists will have three minutes each this Friday (April 14) to explain their research — and to do so in an interesting manner for a general university audience. (Students, staff and faculty are welcome to attend!) The grad students are vying for top prize of $1,000 and a shot at up to $5,000 more in the UC Grad Slam. [ More… ]

Liza Grandia receives Mellon fellowship

The associate professor of Native American studies will use $270,000 New Directions award to study toxicology and environmental epidemiology so she can become "a more productive interlocutor" between indigenous communities and the environmental health sciences. [ More… ]

LAURELS: Jodi Nunnari receives Lynen Medal

The German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology honors the UC Davis professor "for her groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of mitochondrial behavior in intact cells." Other honors include a sweet ride for Dean and Professor Emeritus Charley Hess in the Picnic Day Parade. [ More… ]

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NEWS BRIEFS: 'What's up With the Arboretum Waterway?'

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THE DOWNLOAD: Tercero, taekwondo, tea, tryouts

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