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‘Come as You Are’

A student who is a frequent visitor to the Activities and Recreation Center takes a look at the center’s 20,000-square-foot expansion — and how it embodies Campus Recreation’s “Come as You Are” initiative. [ More… ]


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Bear caught at 8:30, released this afternoon

See Fish and Wildlife’s video of the bear’s release this afternoon (June 4), five hours after he was captured at the south edge of the main campus. UC Davis conservation biologist Brian Todd says “a bear on our campus is an extremely rare and unusual circumstance.” [ More, with video and social media… ]

Announcing 5 more Big Ideas for campaign

By adding Aggie Square and other initiatives dealing with the student experience, entrepreneurship and the environment, the Campaign Steering Committee has developed a list of Big Ideas — 17 in all — that more fully represents UC Davis’ strengths and breadth. [ More… ]

Commencement speakers for next year?

The 2019 commencement season is underway, but we’d like to ask you — faculty, students and staff — to take a few moments to think about the university’s undergraduate commencements in spring 2020 and the speakers you would like to hear at those ceremonies. Please email your suggestions. [ More… ]

Chancellor’s Innovation Awards for 2019

Awards go to Jamie Peyton of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, known for using tilapia skin to heal burns in wildlife, and Michael Rogawski, of the departments of Neurology and Pharmacology, who does research on a drug that recently received federal approval for treatment of women with postpartum depression. Plus, retired scientists John and Lois Crowe are honored for lifetime achievement. [ More, with videos… ]

LAURELS: Regulska top global educator

Joanna Regulska, vice provost and associate chancellor of Global Affairs, is the inaugural recipient of the Senior International Officer Award from the Institute of International Education. … Plus, honors for professors Debashis Paul, statistics; Rachel Whitmer, public health sciences; and Gregory Herek, psychology. [ More… ]

RESEARCH: Helping forests defend themselves in drought

Study suggests tree losses can be reduced when management plan includes thinning and prescribed burns. [ More… ]

Scrubs reopens, Silo closing until 2020

Water damage to Scrubs Café has been fixed and the eatery in the Health Sciences District is back open as of today (June 4) with new menu items to celebrate. Then, after the last day of the quarter, June 14, the Silo will be closed until early 2020 for reroofing and seismic upgrades. [ More… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: ‘Caseyite’ mineral named after Prof. Casey

Fuzzy yellow crystals discovered in an old uranium mine have been named “caseyite” in honor of William H. Casey, chemistry professor in the College of Letters and Science. Plus …

THE DOWNLOAD: Home builders, global coffee, NCAA track and field

Physicians, nurses and administrators from UC Davis Health join an all-female crew of Habitat for Humanity builders. … A course is giving students a global perspective on coffee. …  Two students head to the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. … Former Gov. Jerry Brown visits campus to talk about the impacts of wildfires on agriculture and winemaking with viticulture and enology’s Anita Oberholster. [ More, with video… ]




Chorus and symphony present Mozart’s Requiem

Conducted by Caleb Lewis, lecturer in music and director of choirs, and featuring four soloists, including faculty affiliate Malcolm MacKenzie, baritone. 7 p.m. Friday (June 7), Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts. [ More… ]

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