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Highest individual honor

UC Davis Medals will be presented June 8 to Michael W. Chapman, alumnus and chairman emeritus of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; John and Lois Crowe, scientists and philanthropists; and Gurdev Khush, professor emeritus of plant sciences. [ More… ]


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University advisory on labor action

Vice Chancellor Kelly Ratliff assures the campus community the university has contingency plans in place and campus operations will continue during scheduled labor action next week. [ More… ]

No tuition vote while UC presses the state

The university’s regents had been expected to vote on an in-state tuition increase at their May meeting. For now, the university will continue to advocate with students for more state funding. [ More… ]

Catalog: Now once-a-year and online-only

The 2018-19 edition came out Monday (April 30), back on an annual publication schedule after 18 years as a biannual catalog. Read about other format changes, and about the university registrar’s online archives of catalogs going back 71 years. [ More… ]

Bike Month: Ride safer, carpool, share your opinions

There will be no coasting through Bike Month at UC Davis, as Transportation Services plans pit stops for safety, as well as outreach to encourage more people to consider alternatives to driving alone to work — be it by bicycling or carpooling or taking the bus or train. [ More… ]

Mayday, mayday: May is also Safety Month

Trainings and other activities on heat illness prevention and proper lab attire (May 7-11), wellness (May 14-18), active shooter and mission continuity preparedness (May 21-25), and travel safety and security (May 28-31). [ More… ]

LAURELS: Fellows of the American Council of Learned Societies

Cecilia M. Tsu and Charles F. “Chuck” Walker (history) and Hsuan L. Hsu (English) win prestigious grants to support research in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. … New fellows: Kathryn Dewey (nutrition), Linda Harris (food science and technology) and Neelima Sinha (plant biology). … Gregory Downs is elected to the Society of American Historians. … And Janet C. Hamilton rides in the Picnic Day Parade as Outstanding Retiree for 2018. [ More… ]

RESEARCH: Think ‘rugosity’ in urban planning

Catherine Brinkley, assistant professor of human and community development and human ecology, challenges the status quo of concentric development, saying cities should look to the edges, not just the core. [ More in the Egghead blog… ]

IN MEMORIAM: Corbett, Kemper, White, Williams

NEWS BRIEFS: Public hearing on LRDP environmental report

UC Davis will hold a public hearing this Thursday night (May 4) to take oral and written comments on the draft environmental impact report that has been prepared to accompany the 2018 update of the Davis campus’s Long Range Development Plan. Plus …

THE DOWNLOAD: Striding, avenging, TODS-ing, dancing

LeShelle May and 2,000 others Stride for Aggie Pride. … Chancellor Gary S. May treats students to a showing of Avengers: Infinity War. … See highlights from Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day … The Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art is dancing its way through a competition. [ More, with video… ]




April showers bring May art collaborations

Come hear works by music students and creative writing students, composing together. Or music professor Kurt Rohde’s new composition based on poems by Diane Seuss. Other programs include works by student composers, performed by the Empyrean Ensemble, percussion students and Artist-in-Residence Miranda Cuckson (violin and viola). [ More… ]

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