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Oberbauer: Top teacher

Professor Anita Oberbauer, who introduced companion animal biology to the animal science curriculum, is the recipient of this year’s $50,000 UC Davis Prize for Undergraduate Teaching and Scholarly Achievement, presented amid her ANS 42 lecture Monday (March 4). [ More… ]


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Chancellor May reflects on Stephon Clark

“Like many of the members of the UC Davis community, I mourn the loss of potential of this young man,” the chancellor writes. “I continue to be deeply disturbed by the violence that plagues our society. Nevertheless, we must remain hopeful and work together to find solutions to this ongoing problem.” [ More… ]


Leaders join podcast to expand on Achieve UC visit

UC President Janet Napolitano and Chancellor Gary S. May visit Inderkum High School in Sacramento for an Achieve UC event, encouraging students to pursue a college education. The UC leaders participated in a podcast to help further share the message. [ More, with photos… ]

RESEARCH: Psychedelics are beneficial in rats

Team led by David Olson, assistant professor, in study in rats, finds that microdosing can provide relief for symptoms of depression and anxiety, but also found potential negative effects. [ More… ]

LAURELS: Oaxaca program tabbed as ‘Diversity Champion’

The Latinx Health Internship Program in Oaxaca, Mexico, a long-running partnership between Study Abroad and the Child Family Health Institute, has been named “Diversity and Inclusion Champion” by the Berkeley-based Diversity Abroad Network. … Plus, honors for Raquel Aldana, Rahim Reed, and Christopher Simmons and his research team. [ More… ]

Chancellor’s Staff Excellence Awards presented

Chancellor May honors 13 individuals and a team of 20, acknowledging the extraordinary work they do on behalf of their fellow staff members, faculty and students, and the public, including patients. [ More… ]

NEWS BRIEFS: Steam, water damage close Scrubs Café

Food trucks are filling in for Scrubs Café, which is shut down because of a steam leak that turned into a flood inside the building after hours the weekend of Feb. 23-24. Plus …

THE DOWNLOAD: Women’s basketball champions again

The women’s basketball team has won a third-straight Big West Conference championship, and skips straight to the semifinal round of the postseason conference tournament. … A student app identifies leftover food on campus in an effort to cut waste. … The Pantry reopens in the Memorial Union’s East Wing. [ More… ]




MUSIC: Baroque, Citizen X, chorus, jazz, orchestra and more

Between now and the end of the quarter, the Department of Music presents its own ensembles and bands, and hosts a performance of Citizen X, a unique fusion of poetry, electronic music and jazz. [ See listings… ]

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