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Photo: Rock painted with bee and phrase bee happy

Meet our ‘rock stars’

Two staff members, backed by a growing corps of volunteers, are spreading color, creativity and kindhearted messages around campus with vibrantly painted rocks. [ More… ]


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ICYMI: Aggie Square, Money

UCPath: It’s UC Davis’ turn, in the spring

Boots laced, water bottles filled, trail map in hand. Get ready folks, we’ll soon be setting out on UCPath, the modern payroll, benefits, human resource and academic personnel solution that will replace the 38-year-old PPS. [ More… ]

Making good on a promise to act on feedback

“With more than 6,900 responses (to our customer satisfaction survey last year), we’re able to see some clear-cut areas where we can improve services for faculty and staff,” says Kelly Ratliff, vice chancellor of Facilities, Operations and Administration. Indeed, FOA is making good on its promise to act on the survey results. [ More… ]

LAURELS: What’s all the chirping about?

It’s to announce Ann Hedrick’s election as a fellow of the Animal Behavior Society. An adjunct professor of neurobiology, physiology and behavior, she’s been studying the field cricket Gryllus integer for more than 30 years. … STEM for Girls is the recipient of a 2018 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from Insight Into Diversity magazine. … Plus, meet our “ACE” communicators for 2018. [ More… ]

Presenting our retirees, Class of 2017-18

We’re listing them, 558 in all, from the Davis and Sacramento campuses, along with words of appreciation from Chancellor Gary S. May and photos from the New Retirees Celebration. [ More… ]

RESEARCH: California water managers vary in use of climate science

Lack of climate change adaptation among water utilities can put water supplies and the people dependent on them at risk, especially in marginalized communities, new research from UC Davis suggests. [ More… ]

TECHNEWS: Banner, Duo and EndNote

NEWS BRIEFS: Free rides can’t be ‘spared’

So far this year, Unitrans has done its part to “Spare the Air” 19 days, waiving fares for all passengers. Unfortunately, Unitrans can no longer spare the expense and will discontinue the free-ride program from Monday, Aug. 27, through the end of the year. Plus …

THE DOWNLOAD: Gunrock beer, alumni wine

Gunrock American Lager — an officially licensed UC Davis beer — will be available in cans starting next week, with a portion of proceeds benefitting UC Davis Athletics. ... Wine from two alumni-founded wineries celebrates two longstanding traditions. [ More… ]




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