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Photo: UC Davis history professor Andres Resendez

Our new Bancroft winner

Professor Andrés Reséndez takes prize in American history and diplomacy for his book The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America. He's the third member of the history faculty to win the prestigious award.
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FAQ on UCOP's stance on immigration enforcement

General Counsel Charles F. Robinson responds to employee concerns over possible immigration actions at UC and provides information on how to respond in such a situation. This FAQ is the latest addition to our Post-Election Positions and resources page. [ More… ]

Women's basketball advances in the WNIT

The Aggies' next game is this Thursday night (March 23) in the Round of 16. We've got updates as well on the Aggie men's basketball team's historic run in the NCAA's Division I tournament, and swimmer Solie Laughlin's first appearance in the NCAA championships. In gymnastics, three members of our team have secured spots in the NCAA's Seattle Regional and two others are alternates. [ More… ]

'OneClimate' a call to arms

UC Davis scientists gather at San Francisco's Exploratorium to showcase the university's collective strength in climate research in the areas of science, engineering, art and design. [ More… ]

EGGHEAD: New twist on sofa-moving problem

Math professor Dan Romik thought he was "just playing around" with his 3-D printer, until he discovered an equation for figuring out the largest size sofa that can be moved around not one but two hallway corners — one 90 degrees left, the other 90 degrees right. [ More… ]

UC offers management series, conference

UC managers, supervisors and other employees can enhance their management skills through the new UC Systemwide People Management Series and Certificate program, comprising online courses and in-person learning experiences, including UC's People Management Conference, Aug. 1-3. [ More… ]

PAY FOR PERFORMANCE: What does 'exceptional' look like?

We look at this year's rating levels (there are four this year, instead of five), and address the question: What puts an employee above "fully achieved expectations," into "exceptional"? [ More… ]

TRANSITIONS: Kvigne, Patterson in Safety Services

Eric Kvigne has been named associate vice chancellor of Safety Services and Jim Patterson is the Davis campus's new fire marshal. Both had been serving in the same roles on an interim basis since last June and December, respectively. [ More… ]

Saving energy and money every holiday weekend

Starting with César Chávez Day weekend (March 31-April 2), the campus will shut down heating and air conditioning systems every three-day weekend, in addition to the shutdowns that occur during our three longer holiday breaks: Thanksgiving, Winter and New Year's. See what the savings add up to. [ More… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: Soaring to New Heights tickets on sale

Annual celebration of diversity, to be held Tuesday, April 11, includes a resource fair, entertainment, awards and an international buffet lunch. Tickets are available only until April 7, unless they sell out earlier. Plus …

THE DOWNLOAD: May's reads, celebrity fan, screaming

See what Chancellor-designate Gary S. May has in common with the English department. … The men's basketball team has gained a celebrity fan. … Students scream away their stress as finals week begins. [ More… ]




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