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Traditions old and new

This weekend we celebrate our 103rd Picnic Day and our first Give Day, and our football program's illustrious past and our new outlook with new head coach Dan Hawkins. [ More… ]


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There's no containing Dave Rizzo's enthusiasm

"If I can't get enthusiastic about something, how can I expect students to get excited?" asks Professor Dave Rizzo, winner of the 2017 UC Davis Prize for Undergraduate Teaching and Scholarly Achievement. [ More… ]

Senate and federation bestow annual awards

Presenting the recipients of the Academic Senate's Distinguished Teaching and Distinguished Scholarly Public Service awards, as well as the Faculty Research Lecture Award; and the Academic Federation's awards for Excellence in Teaching and Excellence in Research. Plus, information about the forthcoming awards program, set for May 9. [ More… ]

THE DOWNLOAD: The Mays make another visit

The UC Davis community "packs the patio" to welcome Chancellor-designate Gary May and his wife, LeShelle. … Also during their visit, the Mays joined Interim Chancellor Ralph J. Hexter in welcoming our men's and women's championship basketball teams for a dinner at the Chancellor's Residence. … The chancellor-designate also spoke at the annual Black Convocation. [ More… ]

International Center ready for debut

Now that everyone is moved in, UC Davis' International Center is ready for its coming out party, 1-4 p.m. Friday (April 21). The grand opening program will be from 1:15 to 2 p.m., and an open house and other activities will follow. [ More… ]

Partnership program leverages our purchasing power

Instead of going it alone when seeking corporate partners, campus units will work together in the new UC Davis Preferred Partnership Program, or UP3, with a goal of harvesting greater student scholarships, internship opportunities and much needed funding to support the mission of the university. [ More… ]

And our Grad Slam champion is …

UC Davis has selected its contestant for the UC Grad Slam next month. The campus champion captured the audience's attention with a talk about "5 trillion stowaways hiding in our bodies right now." [ More… ]

2 Aggies share in Pulitzer Prize excitement

Both got their start at The California Aggie: Matthias Gaffni '98, who contributed to the Ghost Ship fire stories for which the East Bay Times won the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News; and Angela Ruggiero '10, who has contributed to the paper's continuing Ghost Ship coverage. [ More… ]

RESEARCH: Pigeon study takes on sexism in science

A study finds surprisingly big differences in tissue gene expression between male and female rock doves, leading the authors, including Rebecca Calisi of UC Davis, to challenge scientists' tendency to use mostly male animals in experimental research not involving reproduction or sexual behavior. [ More… ]

Feminist Research Institute funds projects across campus

The UC Davis institute awards a total of $46,000 to six projects that use feminist approaches to engage in transformative, transdisciplinary research. [ More… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: No more teaching with SmartSite after June

It's really happening. The instructional use of our older learning management system will end when spring term concludes in June. Plus …


Historian connects wrongs of past with possible pathways to justice

UC Davis alumna and Bancroft Prize-winning Margaret Jacobs returns to campus this week to give a talk about her research on the forced removal of indigenous children in North America and Australia. [ More… ]

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Arboretum to host a plant sale just for us

The sale from 3 to 6 p.m. this Thursday (April 20), rain or shine, is for UC Davis affiliates only, in particular staff and faculty who might otherwise not have the opportunity to attend the nursery's weekend sales. [ More… ]

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