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Photo: UC Davis veterinary student Olivia Stonehouse inspects the teeth of a horse

A veterinarian’s drive

Journey with us to the Dakotas where Eric Davis and his students once again provided veterinary care for horses that otherwise would have gone without. He leads similar treks to Central America, where patients include donkeys that continue to be beasts of burden in the developing world. [ More, with videos… ]


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Condolences on Las Vegas tragedy, alumna

Chancellor Gary S. May shares sympathies on the mass shooting in Las Vegas that claimed at least 59 lives, including UC Davis alumna Michelle Vo. [ More… ]

ICYMI: New housing, top ranking

Our writing: Creative and Prized

This evening (Oct. 3), join a celebration of the 28th edition of Prized Writing, comprising the works of undergraduates. Wednesday (Oct. 4), faculty members of the Creative Writing Program will read their works, during Opening Night on the Wyatt Deck. [ More… ]

EGGHEAD: Commuting by skateboard at UC Davis

Skateboard travel had been relatively unexplored in transportation research until UC Davis’ Kevin Fang and Susan Handy interviewed campus boarders. Overall, the respondents described their rides as fun, fast and convenient. [ More… ]

Fall begins with improved teaching spaces

The Classrooms Work Group oversees floor-to-ceiling renovations during the summer in nine general assignment classrooms and a lecture hall. [ More… ]

‘Topic A’: Disability awareness, anxiety, accessible tech

Anxiety is the focus of the Disability Awareness Symposium to be held next week alongside the Accessibility Technology Fair. The programs are for students, staff and faculty. [ More… ]

Aggie football: Home sweet (global) home

Student-athletes visit the International Center, distribute schedules in six languages, explain American football through drills and other activities. [ More… ]

Library welcomes Chancellor Larry Vanderhoef’s papers

The University Archives will hold a celebration Wednesday, Oct. 18, to mark the addition of the late chancellor’s personal writings, correspondence, speeches, resource files, photographs, videos and keepsakes — including a UC-themed crossword puzzle he created. Can you solve it? [ More… ]

New landscapes provide important pollinator habitat

In its biggest garden and landscape expansion in decades, the arboretum is demonstrating ways to help heal the urban environment — with plantings to help pollinators, and strategies to alleviate water pollution and groundwater depletion. [ More… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: DACA renewal forms due

The deadline is two days away, but UC officials are urging students to get it done today (Oct. 3), and to seek available funding to help pay the $495 fee. Plus …

THE DOWNLOAD: GSM Olympics, gun violence expert, Horse Day

Graduate School of Management students who don’t normally see each other bond over a friendly competition. … Emergency room physician and gun violence expert Garen Wintemute weighs in on the Las Vegas shooting. … Horse Day will feature demos and discussions. [ More, with video… ]




A TASTE! like no other: Food, wine, music and art

Get a “taste” of this: UC Davis’ TASTE! event Oct. 21 will include, for the first time, the visual arts — as the new Manetti Shrem Museum joins the program with the Robert Mondavi Institute and the Mondavi Center. [ More… ]

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