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Photo: Graduates prepare to walk across the stage at commencement.

Spring commencement

Speakers cap off our graduates' studies with words of challenge, responsibility, inspiration and celebration. Read a sampling, interspersed with photos from spring ceremonies. [ More… ]


More stories at UC Davis News & Information

UCOP updates guidance on entry ban

The UC Office of the President updates its guidance regarding the Trump administration's executive order restricting entry into the United States. The update follows the Supreme Court's decision Monday (June 26) to allow the ban to take effect on a limited basis. [ More… ]

From student cadets to full-fledged officers

They completed the Police Department's Cadet Academy, graduated from UC Davis and then went through police training. Now they are back as UC Davis police officers, as the department becomes more reflective of the people it serves. [ More, with video… ]

Books by UC Davis Authors

Introducing a new page on the UC Davis website: "Books by UC Davis Authors," today including works by Ralph J. Hexter, Brenda Deen Schildgen, Gary Snyder and Louis Warren; and new awards for Andrés Reséndez and Eva Mroczek. [ More… ]

A blueprint for freedom of expression on campus

A working group of faculty, staff and students has made a number of recommendations for ensuring free expression at UC Davis while maintaining safety. Among them: a series of town halls and workshops, creation of disciplinary rules for those who disrupt events, increased coordination with the city of Davis and other law enforcement agencies, and creation of a standing Freedom of Expression Committee. [ More… ]

Energizing a second class of Mandela fellows

For the second consecutive year, UC Davis is hosting young professionals from sub-Saharan Africa in a Mandela Washington Fellowship program aimed at helping the visitors bring electricity to more people in their homelands. [ More… ]

Arboretum Waterway: New pump arrives, work continues

As an unexpected burst of rain filled some of the Arboretum Waterway earlier this month, a massive cylinder arrived on campus to house a pump that will recirculate water from Wyatt Deck to the waterway's east end. [ More… ]

RESEARCH: Mice provide insight into genetics of autism

While definitive causes remain unclear, a specific gene mutation appears to be linked to autism, researchers led by a UC Davis faculty member have found. [ More… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: Go forth on Old Davis Road until July 8

The south entry visitor kiosk is closed and the road will be closed in both directions, July 8 to 30. Also during that period, the Davis-Sacramento intercampus shuttle will not stop at the Mondavi Center stop. Plus …

THE DOWNLOAD: Beer competition, Gary May connections

See who won the Staff and Faculty Brewing Competition. … A Sacramento delegation visits Atlanta and Gary May, while the Georgia Tech College of Engineering says goodbye to its dean. [ More… ]




4 more days to see Manetti Shrem Museum's spring exhibitions

After this Friday (June 30), the museum is closing for the summer, so get there soon to see Dear 1968, YúYú and Recent Gifts, and the art and humanities graduate student exhibition, from this point forward. See the reason for the closure, and what's coming in the fall. [ More… ]

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