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Photo: Judy Callis points to a Power Point presentation as Chancellor Gary S. May looks on

Callis makes connections

Plant biochemistry professor Judy Callis is “uncommonly connected” with her students, says Dean Mark Winey of the College of Biological Sciences, who joined Chancellor Gary S. May today (April 3) in announcing — during a surprise visit to her BIS 103 lecture — that she is this year’s recipient of the UC Davis Prize for Undergraduate Teaching and Scholarly Achievement. [ More… ]


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Envision UC Davis for graduate studies

Aiming for increased diversity in the graduate student population, UC Davis this week hosts nearly 50 juniors and seniors from other California colleges and universities, for a two-day program called Envision UC Davis. [ More… ]

Senior leaders to students: Be our shadows

Chancellor Gary S. May launches the UC Davis Leadership Job Shadow Program for undergraduate and graduate students, to promote greater transparency and help students gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for the campus. [ More… ]

ICYMI: Next campus book all about joy

A book that started with a conversation will now be a conversation starter at UC Davis — on the subject of joy. The selection committee, charged with choosing a book on the theme of “Community Building,” says The Book of Joy bodes well for a more connected campus where people are generous of spirit, gratitude, compassion and acceptance. [ More… ]

Unitrans proposes fare hike, service changes

The fare increase would be the first in 14 years for the campus-city bus system. Other proposed changes are focused on efficiency and streamlining the schedule during lower demand times of day, as Unitrans deals with current and projected budget deficits in the face of rising expenses. [ More… ]

If only we could duplicate Repro Graphics’ Kerie Holck

She’s been helping Repro Graphics customers with their orders for nearly 40 years, always making sure the jobs are done right and on time. When she retires in June, she will leave with one of her industry’s highest honors — lifetime status as a certified graphic communications manager. [ More… ]

Springtime in the arboretum and your backyard

RESEARCH: Walleye fish populations are in decline

Andrew Rypel, an associate professor who holds the Peter B. Moyle and California Trout Chair in Coldwater Fish Ecology, grew up in Wisconsin fishing walleye — and he’s out with a paper on the iconic species’ decline in northern Wisconsin lakes. [ More… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: New food truck and TBT CoHo prices

The Coffee House is going old-school with Throwback Thursday pricing on some of your CoHo favorites over the next six weeks, while elsewhere on campus, a new food truck is about to be rolled out. Plus …

THE DOWNLOAD: Mom-scientists, Aggie-Ewok and a thank-you

Scientists who are mothers explain why they called on conferences to do more to normalize parenthood in academia. … An Aggie you may have seen on the silver screen without knowing it. … A Florida college says “thank you” for donations from UC Davis. … UC Davis makes an appearance in a famous crossword puzzle. [ More, with video… ]




EXHIBITIONS: New and ongoing for spring, with more to come

The C.N. Gorman Museum will showcase recently acquired prints in an exhibition set to open this Thursday (April 5), while Shields Library will present The Aggie Spirit (featuring artifacts from the University Archives), opening Friday (April 6). Plus, ongoing exhibitions and new exhibitions of student work starting in May. [ More… ]

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