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Trekking to the future

Ten-year strategic plan, nine months in the making, is designed to build on the strengths that UC Davis has today as a top-ranked public university while remaining responsive to new ideas for growth in an ever-changing world. [ More… ]


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He wrote the book on ‘Free Speech on Campus’

UC Irvine’s Howard Gillman visits UC Davis this Thursday, (Oct. 4) to address the topic of his recent book about maintaining a supportive learning environment while adhering to the First Amendment. RSVPs requested. [ More… ]

‘Effective, efficient’ resources for students

Reports and recommendations from three task forces are in, regarding affordable student housing, food security and mental health care. “We are pleased to support those recommendations through a variety of efforts,” Chancellor Gary S. May says. [ More… ]

$7 million boost for faculty diversity

UC will expand existing programs to increase faculty diversity as well as create new ones that help ensure students on all 10 campuses benefit from a faculty that better reflects California’s diversity. [ More… ]

Faculty, staff recognized for donor stewardship

Their careers are not focused on fundraising, yet they actively engage with donors, stewarding support for the university. As such, John Eadie, Joseph Gaydos, Jana Katz-Bell and Lauren Snow are the recipients of this year’s Faculty and Staff Stewardship Awards. [ More… ]

LAURELS: May and Lund inducted into academy

Chancellor May and Distinguished Professor Jay R. Lund take center stage in Washington, D.C., for their induction into the National Academy of Engineering. … Plus, honors for Jennifer Curtis, dean of the College of Engineering; and these faculty members: Julie Sutcliffe, Katherine Ferrara, Robin Erbacher, R. David Britt, Colin Carter, Aaron Smith and Jeffrey Williams. [ More… ]

RESEARCH: Coral reef restoration success story

“Spiders” get the credit in a UC Davis-led study — spiders being small, hexagonal structures, some 11,000 of them, installed in Indonesia’s Coral Triangle, showing that large swaths of reef can be rehabilitated even after being severely damaged by blast fishing and coral mining. [ More… ]

UCPath: Do it yourself with new payroll system

The new, modern payroll, benefits, human resources and academic personnel solution will put more tools into the hands of UC Davis staff and academics when it rolls out next spring. [ More… ]

LANES AND LOOPS: Staff bowling returns, walking project posts survey

The Staff Bowling League is back! And, Healthy UC Davis wants to know your thoughts on the campus’s new walking loops (answer the survey, and you could win a Fitbit). [ More… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: ‘Women in Technology’ group sets 1st meeting

A steering committee announces the formation of a Women in Technology group for the Davis campus and UC Davis Health. Plus …

THE DOWNLOAD: Sweet potato leaves, football, chemistry

A student works to convince people in Ethiopia to eat sweet potato leaves. … Football climbs the rankings and Coach Dan Hawkins fires up the team. … How a student wound up majoring in what was her worst subject in high school. [ More, with video… ]




ARTS BLOG: Fall season opens en masse Thursday, Oct. 4

Free Noon Concert, an artist talk, new exhibition at the Gorman and an opening reception at the Design Museum, a tribute to Barbara K. Jackson at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, and the Ground & Field Theatre Festival begins its three-day run. [ More… ]

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