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Inside the new MU

After two years of construction, the doors to the Memorial Union will reopen Monday (May 1). Once inside, you'll find a two-story atrium, open lounge space, a refreshed games area and a dedicated office for veterans services. A grand opening ceremony will be held May 18. [ More, with photos… ]


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UC responds to state audit report on UCOP

The UC Office of the President and the Board of Regents respond to a state audit report, released today (April 25), about UCOP budget practices and administrative expenditures, welcoming most of the report's recommendations as constructive while raising significant concerns about others. [ More… ]

Together, we added up $1.2 million in gifts

"In 29 hours, our community displayed incredible pride and support for our world-renowned education, research and public service," says Interim Chancellor Ralph J. Hexter, expressing his gratitude to everyone who participated in the first UC Davis Give Day. [ More… ]

Coffee deals bring new beans and benefits

UC Davis has negotiated two new coffee-supply contracts that, besides putting new java brands in our cups and mugs, will support our students and academics in a big way. [ More… ]

PICNIC DAY: Dateline takes #STEAMtour2017

Join Dateline for a tour from one side of the campus to the other, taking in all the elements of STEAM: science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. We even added a second "A" for agriculture. [ Take our Twitter tour… ]

'Something very important is happening here today'

Interim Chancellor Ralph J. Hexter and Rep. John Garamendi are on the same page in their remarks at the grand opening of our International Center — a place where UC Davis welcomes the world. [ More… ]

Initiative aims to boost graduate numbers among lower-income students

UC Davis joins other colleges and universities in the American Talent Initiative, which aims to educate 50,000 additional high-achieving, lower-income students by 2025. [ More… ]

Undergraduates doing research: 5 reasons why it's helpful

See our slideshow and consider attending the Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities Conference, this Friday and Saturday (April 28-29). [ More… ]

RESEARCH: A new way for computers to see

Professor Jim Crutchfield and colleagues are working on algorithms that allow computers to identify structures in data without knowing what they are in advance; i.e., to discover patterns rather than recognize them. Crutchfield leads the Complexity Sciences Center, recently named as an Intel Parallel Computing Center. [ More… ]

New target date for new water supply: late May

Drawn from the Sacramento River, treated and distributed to Woodland, Davis and soon the campus, to supplement groundwater supply. [ More… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: New apartment complex coming to Orchard Park

The Orchard Park apartment complex will be demolished this summer, to be replaced by new apartments for students with families by fall 2020. Plus …

THE DOWNLOAD: Musicians, scientists, ninjas

A group of student musicians, engineers and visual artists form a group within a group at UC Davis. … Aggies rally in various locations as part of the March for Science. … An alumna gymnast finds success as a "ninja warrior." [ More… ]


FREE SPEECH: The complexities and high stakes

The Dialogue and Discernment series continues next Monday (May 1) with a panel discussion with faculty on the topic of "Hate Speech, Free Speech, More Speech or Less Speech: The Quad as Free Expression Zone or Safe Space?" [ More… ]

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May ticket deal: Young Artists Competition

This Mondavi Center concert package is a guaranteed "winner," and staff and faculty can attend all three events with one $10 ticket. This is UC Davis' monthly Well-Being Ticket Deal — the last one until fall. [ More… ]

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