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Twin titles in basketball

The Aggie men (including T.J. Shorts II, pictured) defeat UC Irvine in double overtime to join the Aggie women as Big West Conference champions. This week they’ll play in their conference tournaments for a chance to advance to the NCAAs, the men for the second year in a row and the women for a second time. [ More… ]


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State of the Campus: ‘We are on the rise’

Highlights from Chancellor Gary S. May’s State of the Campus address, given last Thursday (March 1) to the Representative Assembly of the Davis Division of the Academic Senate. [ More… ]

We’re still on top in the QS world rankings

UC Davis is No. 1 in veterinary science for the fourth year in a row and second in agriculture and forestry for the sixth year in a row. [ More, with video… ]

The red buses that could — and did

The campus-city bus system throws itself a 50th birthday party where Chancellor Gary S. May says, “It’s clear that our students and Davis residents depend on Unitrans more than ever.” [ More… ]

CHANCELL-ING: Treating my heroes to Black Panther

The “heroes” are the members of chancellor’s Undergraduate Advisory Board who joined Gary S. May on his first chancellor’s movie night. “I got to combine my love of engaging with students while watching one of my favorite superheroes come to life.” [ More… ]

Honoring international engagement

Chancellor Gary S. May and Global Affairs present awards to an undergraduate advisor, Rosalind Christian, College of Engineering; and two faculty members: Patricia Conrad, School of Veterinary Medicine; and Paul Gepts, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Global Affairs also announces its faculty and staff ambassadors, and grant recipients. [ More… ]

The conundrum of conferences, child care and career

Rebecca Calisi Rodriguez, assistant professor at UC Davis, and other academics from UC Davis and elsewhere — the Working Group of Mothers in Science — call on scientific conferences to do more to accommodate parents and nursing mothers, to help normalize parenthood in academia. [ More… ]

LAURELS: Athletics’ video director wins national award

The Collegiate Sports Video Association has named Tim Ornelas as the 2017-18 Football Championship Subdivision Video Coordinator of the Year. ... Plus, honors for faculty members Elizabeth Mitcham, Jean VanderGheynst, Mark W. Schwartz, Chris Hopwood, Linda Bisson and Patricia Ann Conrad. [ More… ]

RESEARCH: Polar springs come earlier than elsewhere

“This study verifies observations that have been circulating in the scientific community and popular reports for years,” says lead author Eric Post, a fellow of the John Muir Institute and polar ecologist in the Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology. [ More… ]

BOOKS BLOG: Dan Sperling’s Three Revolutions

The UC Davis transportation expert and his collaborators share timely guidance and policy recommendations to help steer driverless, electric and shared vehicles toward a sustainable future. [ More… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: 1 week left in Faculty-Staff Satisfaction Survey

You have until Tuesday, March 13, to participate in the inaugural survey asking employees on both sides of the causeway to evaluate administrative services. All participants will have a chance to win a $400 gift card. Plus …

THE DOWNLOAD: 360 and UC150, plus Hasan and Chef Joe

Take a 360-degree tour of the Botanical Conservatory. … Hasan Minhaj is getting a weekly Netflix show. … Test your knowledge of the UC system during its sesquicentennial. … Joe Sasto reflects on his time on Top Chef. [ More, with video… ]




3 DISCOUNTS: For Fashion Show, drummers and soccer

Ticket discounts are being offered for the Picnic Day Fashion Show, Yamato: The Drummers of Japan at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, and the Sacramento Republic FC’s home opener. [ More… ]

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