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Bancroft Prize winner

Louis Warren, the W. Turrentine Jackson Professor of U.S. Western History at UC Davis, honored for book that offers a new view of the iconic Ghost Dance religion that led to the massacre at Wounded Knee in 1890. [ More… ]


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Galindo, Reed get interim assignments

Chancellor Gary S. May appoints Emily Galindo as interim vice chancellor of Student Affairs and Rahim Reed as interim lead of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, pending nationwide searches to fill the positions permanently. [ More… ]

Napolitano lays out vision to expand access

In a speech marking UC’s 150th anniversary, President Janet Napolitano calls on UC and state leaders to help the university meet the growing demand for a UC education, and proposes new policies that would guarantee admission to qualified community college transfer students. [ More… ]

Beyond the Stats co-founder to receive award

Sociology major Daniel Mendoza-Jacobo is being honored at Equity Summit today (March 13) for his advocacy for juvenile justice reform and his support of fellow students, like him, who once were behind bars. [ More… ]

‘The Struggle for Water Justice in the SJ Valley’

They live without safe drinking water, nearly 100,000 people, even though they live close to public water systems. A UC Davis report says everyone could be connected within a decade — with adequate funding and with cooperation among water suppliers. Some of our law school students are helping to make it happen. [ More… ]

Q&A with the outgoing staff advisor to the regents

“It has been truly fulfilling to take what I hear from employees around the system and elevate the common threads — so individual voices aren’t lost among the 150,000-plus staff members working throughout the UC system,” says Jason Veldry of UC Berkeley. Applications are now being accepted for staff advisor to serve from 2018 to 2020. [ More… ]

Basketball: Home opener for Aggies in the WNIT

The Aggie women will host the Idaho Vandals of the Big Sky Conference, Thursday night (March 15) — and Intercollegiate Athletics is rallying campus support by offering two free tickets to all staff and faculty. The men’s team will open play Wednesday (March 14) against Utah in Salt Lake City. [ More… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: Yountville victim a 1998 graduate

Jennifer Gray Golick graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Plus …

THE DOWNLOAD: Horse Barn wins! Jockey (and vet student) wins!

Al By Myself, or Celine, an American quarter horse with a prestigious background, has a new home at UC Davis. … Ferrin Peterson, a fourth-year vet student AND a jockey, wins her first race — riding Lovely Lioness at Golden Gate Fields on Sunday. … Hear from art studio major who found inspiration in introductory class in wildlife ecology and conservation. … Our Class of 2022 is off to the races, too, after receiving emails Friday reading, “You Are Admitted!” [ More, with video… ]




HEALTHY UC DAVIS: Positive psychology, Active Aggies, run and stride

The UC-wide Well-Being Initiative will present its second “Stigma-Free UC” webinar, this one on the potential of positive psychology to improve emotional health. … Plus, registration is underway for two more sessions of Active Aggies Mobile. … And, save the date: Sunday, April 29, for Stride for Aggie Pride, which this year will incorporate the TGFS Fun Run. [ More… ]

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