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Fighting the green fight

UC Davis experts say President Donald Trump's decision last week to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement isn't what they wanted to see from a country they expect to be a global leader in environmental policy, but won't be a huge setback in the fight against climate change. Meanwhile, UC Davis' climate research is attracting national attention. [ More… ]


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Chancellor's Innovation Awards, Round 1

The Innovative Community Partner of the Year award goes to Vivek Ranadivé and the Sacramento Kings organization, and the Lifetime Achievement Award for Innovation goes to poet Gary Snyder, professor emeritus of English. Two more awards are yet to be announced. [ More… ]

Sweeney named interim chief campus counsel

Michael Sweeney of the campus counsel's office will lead that office on an interim basis, following the departure of Jacob Appelsmith, who is returning to Gov. Jerry Brown's administration. [ More… ]

REGENTS: 4 appointees and staff advisor-designate

Gov. Jerry Brown appoints one of his advisors, a chief financial officer (and former UC executive), an entertainment industry executive and a former congresswoman. … The UC Office of the President names Sherry Main, an assistant vice chancellor at UC Santa Cruz and a UC Davis graduate, as the next staff advisor-designate to the regents. [ More… ]

Journey to Nepal is Seminar Abroad pilot

UC Davis Study Abroad's first journey to the Himalayan region will take place between fall and winter quarters, in a pilot project aimed at giving more students the opportunity for global experiences. The State Department is awarding the university a $40,000 grant to develop a blueprint for more such faculty-developed programs with intersession travel — Seminars Abroad — which require less time away from campus and have lower costs for students. [ More… ]

Neurodegenerative disease mechanism and potential drug ID'd

Biochemist Gino Cortopassi of the School of Veterinary Medicine co-authors two studies that offer hope for people with progressive, neurodegenerative diseases such as Friedreich's ataxia. [ More… ]

New conflict of interest disclosure system available

The Office of Research launches a new system that allows investigators to submit all disclosures using a more efficient and user-friendly online portal. [ More… ]

RESEARCH: Endangered Amargosa voles need more than a rainy day

Only about 500 of the small rodents remain in the wild, and their rare, marshy habitat is becoming even rarer, according to a report by UC Davis and state and federal researchers. [ More… ]

SAFETY MONTH: This week, ergonomics; next week, driving and biking

Week 1 focuses on ergonomics and staying active, with events continuing through Friday. Next week, learn about safe driving and biking practices on campus, and bring your bike to the Quad for quick, professional repairs (and grab a helmet if you need one). [ More… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: Builders sought for student housing

UC Davis is seeking proposals to build housing to provide more than 2,775 beds for students with families as well as graduate and transfer students at Orchard Park and West Village. Plus …

THE DOWNLOAD: Running, studying, dancing

Two Aggies are competing in the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, while two Aggie alumni will run in the Virgin Sport Westminster British 10K. … Two siblings study together to become veterinarians. … Aggie athletes sing and dance for the title of Aggie Idol. [ More, with video… ]



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