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Photo: LeShelle May laughs as Chancellor Gary S. May opens his dress shirt to display an Aggie Heroes T-shirt

New and returning ‘Heroes’

“You become an Aggie Hero through your everyday actions and words,” Chancellor Gary S. May told a mostly full Pavilion at this year’s campus Fall Welcome for new and returning Aggie Heroes — students, faculty and staff who spend each day learning, helping others and improving the world. Monday’s event mixed entertainment with information on important campus issues. [ More… ]


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UC Davis, city and county forge agreement

The city of Davis, Yolo County and UC Davis have agreed to a legally binding memorandum of understanding on a series of shared goals and commitments to improve collaboration and partnership. [ More… ]

New record in research funding: $846.7 million

“UC Davis is a thought leader in research and innovation, and this level of achievement validates that assertion,” Chancellor Gary S. May says. The federal and state governments are the two top funding sources, contributing a combined $621 million. [ More… ]

A global response to global challenges

Global Affairs’ International Research Conference drew more than 200 experts and just as many different perspectives from every corner of the world — and sparked many new ideas. [ More… ]

Students have new task: Faculty, staff can help

The campus is asking faculty and staff to help boost students’ compliance with a new requirement: confirming they have started academic activity for each registered course and acknowledging they have read the Code of Academic Conduct. [ More… ]

STUDENT FOCUS: Job shadowing, Aggie Compass

Guest chancellor to address ‘Free Speech on Campus’

UC Irvine’s Howard Gillman visits UC Davis to address the topic of his recent book about maintaining a supportive learning environment while adhering to the First Amendment. RSVPs requested for this Oct. 4 program. … Also, save the dates for a Police Town Hall and two Chancellor’s Colloquia. [ More… ]

BOOK PROJECT: A campus community built on ‘joy’

Some students will see The Book of Joy on their reading lists. Other students, along with faculty and staff, also are encouraged to read the book. Beyond reading, there’s a whole schedule of events on the Davis and Sacramento campuses. It all starts now. [ More… ]

Prized Writing, Vol. 29, to debut Oct. 9

The UC Davis University Writing Program’s publication Prized Writing 2017-2018, featuring the work of 26 undergraduates from across the disciplines, will be officially released at an event scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 9. [ More… ]

Campuswide budget tool coming in March

UC Davis has never had a true budgeting tool, with units using different tools and methods, none of which could be combined into one high-level campuswide overview. That will all change next year with the launch of AggieBudget. [ More… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: Flashing red lights = possible delays

With the signals flashing red at Hutchison Drive and La Rue Road, Unitrans is advising riders to try to take an earlier bus during peak commute times, or, if possible, take a bus that goes to the Memorial Union Terminal. Plus …

THE DOWNLOAD: Mobile clinic, photo contest

UC Davis Health is bringing health care to low-income communities with a mobile clinic. … Voting closes Thursday (Sept. 27) in a photo contest for made-to-order calendars from Repro Graphics and the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. … The gorillas have their day. [ More, with video… ]



Town halls scheduled in 3 executive recruitments

Three recruitment advisory committees are holding town halls on the Davis and Sacramento campuses to hear from members of the campus community about the qualities we should be looking for in candidates and our expectations of each recruitment.

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HEALTHY UC DAVIS: Celebrate on Oct. 11

Here’s your chance to take part in the effort to make UC Davis the healthiest university in the world: Healthy UC Davis is having a kickoff celebration from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct 11. The event on the Quad will include a massive outdoor yoga session, a mindful moment, a health resources fair, walking tours, free food, and, of course, swag. [ More… ]

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