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Photo: Cindy Rubio Gonzalez, a CAMPOS faculty scholar

Equalizing opportunity

UC Davis ADVANCE and its CAMPOS initiative are changing the face of the UC Davis faculty, by making a concerted effort to recruit candidates who can inspire underrepresented populations in STEM studies, training search committees to avoid bias, and promoting family-friendly policies. The process is slow, but the number of women and underrepresented minorities among the faculty has grown. [ More… ]


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UC Davis Medals for Bruce Edwards, Bill Chancellor

Bruce Edwards is an alumnus for whom the lessons of Aggie football proved invaluable in the world of business. Bill Chancellor, a professor emeritus who died in February, studied sustainable food production and the impacts of mechanization on farming. [ More, with video… ]

7 projects are in CASE Circle of Excellence

National awards include a platinum for new gift-processing system, gold for Graduate Student Fellowship Matching Initiative and Grand Canyon website, a silver for Sexual Violence Awareness and Education Campaign, and a bronze for a photo of Wayne Thiebaud. [ More… ]

LAURELS: Isabel Montañez receives top geology award

Geological Society of America cites Professor Montañez's scientific contributions and service to the society, and commends her further as an inspiration to young female geoscientists. Plus, a roundup of other honors for faculty, as well as the School of Law's Immigration Law Clinic and UC's Immigrant Legal Services Center, based at UC Davis. [ More… ]

We're simplifying sponsored project management

The Office of Research rolls out Cayuse SP for new sponsored project awards beginning July 1, and will expand the system to proposal development and submission (currently in pilot testing) later this summer. [ More… ]

RESEARCH: A pig is not a pig is not a pig

Professor Kristina Horback extends her pioneering animal personality research to pigs, to assist the nation's pork industry as it adapts to legislative and marketplace demands to raise the livestock in group housing rather than in individual crates. [ More, with video… ]

Look who else graduated: AOFTF and CERT

SAFETY MONTH: Active shooter, mission continuity, falls

Safety Services has three more events for the campus community: active-shooter preparedness (June 21), mission continuity planning (June 23) and fall protection (June 26). [ More… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: Spare the Air, spare us the heat!

With triple-digit temperatures persisting, a Spare the Air day is declared and wildfire training burns are canceled at Russell Ranch, while on campus we're sparing people the heat of an outdoor concert — by moving it indoors. Plus …

THE DOWNLOAD: Commencement, Clydesdales, constitutional law

See some of the animals graduates posed with after commencement. … A team of Budweiser Clydesdales is staying on campus until early Thursday (June 22). … A law professor's podcast hits the top of the charts. [ More, with video… ]




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