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Photo: An electric-assist JUMP Bike available to be rented at UC Davis

JUMP into bike sharing

JUMP Bikes have arrived — bright red and basket-equipped, with electric-assist motors — available for rent via mobile app. Find a bike, reserve it if you want, ride it to wherever you’re going. They’re dockless, so just lock it up and leave it wherever you end up within the service area. [ More… ]


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It’s Memorial Day every day at the MU

The meaning of the word “memorial” in Memorial Union will be in full focus this Thursday (May 24) when the campus holds its annual Memorial Day Ceremony. It starts at 5 p.m. and all are invited. [ More… ]

‘Relate’: Crisis counseling via text

An awareness campaign launching today encourages students and others here to use the UC Davis-specific keyword, “relate,” when contacting the national Crisis Text Line. The free resource is confidential, but the keyword allows the university to analyze aggregate data to inform the campus’s delivery of mental health and counseling services. [ More… ]

ICYMI: HSI, appointments and awards

‘Extension’ mission ‘continues’ under new name

UC Davis “Extension” is out, UC Davis Continuing Education and Professional Development is in. Same unit, same mission, new name — replacing the outdated term “extension” with a phrase that says exactly what the unit does. [ More… ]

RESEARCH: Is he or she the one? Hard to tell at first

Some people are the type you’d want to marry; others are good primarily for the sex. At least, that’s how conventional wisdom goes. But Paul Eastwick, associate professor of psychology, suggests in a new study that, initially, long-term and short-term relationships may look more or less identical. [ More… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: ‘Violence-gun violence’ next book theme

Organizers of the Campus Community Book Project have selected the theme of “violence-gun violence” for the 2019-20 book and put out a call for nominations. The organizers also welcome volunteers for the selection committee, which will start reviewing the nominations in July. Plus …

GALLERY: Sun shines on TGFS just in time

Rain threatened last week’s Thank Goodness for Staff picnic, but ultimately the weather cleared and thousands flocked to Russell Field for food, socialization and games. [ More, with photos… ]




HEALTHY UC DAVIS: Food map, ‘Stigma-Free’ and diabetes prevention

Students have developed a digital map “to make it easier for UC Davis community members to find food on campus that meets their needs,” including free food. Also, the “Stigma-Free UC” initiative will present a webinar, Wednesday (May 23), on the topic of mental health awareness, and the Staff and Faculty Health and Well-Being Program announces a Diabetes Prevention Program with an introductory meeting set for June 28. [ More… ]

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