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Awesome student-athletes

What a week! In basketball, the Aggie men are in the NCAA tournament and our women's team is in the WNIT. Our gymnastics team is headed into league championships as the top seed. And Solie Laughlin will carry the Aggie banner into the NCAA swimming championships.
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Still No. 1 in the world in veterinary science

We've held the top spot ever since QS World University Rankings added the category in 2015. And, for the fifth consecutive year, the campus is among the top-ranked universities in agriculture and forestry, taking second place in the ranking this year. [ More… ]

Expanded counseling available for all students

Psychologist appointments now available in Graduate Studies office and at the law school, in addition to the School of Veterinary Medicine, School of Medicine and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing. [ More… ]

LAURELS: He's a 'Double' Distinguished Emeritus

JaRue Manning not only continues to teach microbiology, the field in which he took emeritus status in 2008, but also has immersed himself in another discipline, viticulture and enology. … Fereydoun Hormozdiari of the Genome Center has been named an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow. Plus, honors for Natalie Popovich, Kiara Winans, Amit Kanvinde and Christine Bruhn. [ More… ]

The future car: Driverless, shared and electric

UC Davis' Institute of Transportation Studies launches the 3 Revolutions policy initiative to help get a handle on rapidly changing technology in transit. "We need to be creative in order to steer these innovations to the public interest," says Dan Sperling, director of ITS-Davis and 3 Revolutions. [ More… ]

RESEARCH: Breeding crops today for an uncertain tomorrow

Variable weather is creating extreme challenges for crop breeding in California. How do you develop crops that will thrive under certain conditions when you can no longer predict what those conditions will be? [ More… ]

PAY FOR PERFORMANCE: Tips for writing your self-assessment

Bill Garrity, deputy university librarian, tells what he looks for when employees write about their accomplishments. His suggestions include: Describe how you make a difference, relate your individual work to your unit's goals and focus on what is most important. [ More… ]

Charlie and team give Mrak the 'all clear'

Our Police Department's K-9 officer, Charlie, received an "attaboy" last week after putting his nose to work during a bomb squad call that led to the evacuation of the campus's main administration building. [ More… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: Transit Driver Appreciation Day

Remember to say "thank you" to your Unitrans drivers this Friday or Saturday (March 17-18). Plus …




Stride for Aggie Pride: Advantages come with early registration

This annual scholarship fundraiser is set for Sunday, April 30 — but you'll get a discount and a T-shirt if you register by April 7. Open to all. [ More… ]

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