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Supreme Court justice is first of commencement guest speakers

Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, an associate justice of the California Supreme Court, will be the first guest speaker this commencement season, addressing the School of Law graduates on Friday. Before he joined the state’s highest court in January, Cuéllar had a distinguished career as a legal scholar specializing in administrative law, criminal law and public policy. He […]

Internships move UCD doctoral students beyond academia

Some doctoral students at UC Davis are going far beyond campus labs and academia. They are engaging in practical work at a leading pharmaceutical company, studying air pollution for a state agency and researching malaria in Uganda. The Career Exploration Through Internships program, a new career-development and paid-internship program at UCD, is part of a […]

Watch them in action

* Junior Kristi Lin of San Diego combined her study of landscape architecture with her love of piano to create landscape design. Using neuroscience, she assigned forms to the musical phrases of Debussy’s “Clair de Lune” and used the structure of the composition to place those forms in landscape design. Video: https://youtu.be/eZr4RFpyi8g * Senior Ayala Berger of […]

April 26, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Intellectual curiosity on display at UCD student research conference

Watch them in action: * Junior Kristi Lin of San Diego combined her study of landscape architecture with her love of piano to create landscape design. Using neuroscience, she assigned forms to the musical phrases of Debussy’s “Clair de Lune” and used the structure of the composition to place those forms in landscape design. Video: https://youtu.be/eZr4RFpyi8g […]

April 26, 2015 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

UCD Store employee named Student Employee of the Year

A UC Davis Stores employee — who has helped fellow students save almost $2 million through textbook rentals — is stacking Aggie Pride sky high. Senior Andrew Musca of Ripon is being honored as the 2015 Northern California Student Employee of the Year. The award, presented by the Western Association of Student Employment Administrators, considers […]

April 22, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

UCD expands emergency notification service

Safety officials at UC Davis announced this week an expansion of the campus’ WarnMe and Aggie Alert system, with registration no longer limited to students, staff and faculty. WarnMe and Aggie Alert messages will now go to parents, employees’ family members, campus neighbors and others who sign up via the community registration page: https://www.getrave.com/login/ucdavis-community. “Safety is a top […]

April 17, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Davis apartment vacancies down, rents static or increasing

Apartment vacancy in the city of Davis is down and rents are static or up slightly, according to a fall survey commissioned by Student Housing at UC Davis and released Tuesday. The annual vacancy- and rental-rate survey, now in its 39th year, is designed to provide the campus and the Davis community with information for […]

February 18, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

UCD is nationally recognized for community engagement

UC Davis is being nationally recognized for community engagement in its own neighborhoods and around the world. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching on Wednesday announced that UCD is among those colleges and universities to receive the 2015 Community Engagement Classification. The classification — newly awarded to 83 institutions and now held by […]

January 13, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

GPAS and test scores up for UCD’s newest undergrads

UC Davis this fall enrolled a record number of students and one of its strongest undergraduate entering classes — including gains in academic quality, historically underrepresented minorities, global diversity and other measures. The university, which ranks ninth among all U.S. public research universities according to U.S. News & World Report, enrolled 35,415 students from 104 […]

December 17, 2014 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged

UCD joins PUSH to end food insecurity

Leaders from UC Davis — the top-ranked university in the world for agriculture — are scheduled to be at the United Nations on Tuesday to join dozens of other universities in pushing to end food insecurity. Chancellor Linda Katehi already has signed the Presidents’ Commitment to Food and Nutrition Security, an initiative of Presidents United to Solve […]

December 09, 2014 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Fresh idea brings campus produce to UCD Pantry

Campus-grown produce, delivered by bicycle and offered at a UC Davis food pantry, is warming not only the stomachs of students, but also their hearts. “The fresh produce is very helpful to the pantry experience,” said Sebastian Cano, a fourth-year student from Oakland who recently took home two melons with some canned soup and pineapple. […]

November 13, 2014 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

600 programs will be represented at weekend Pre-Health Professions Fair

Leading voices in health care and some 8,000 pre-health and pre-medical students will meet at UC Davis this weekend to explore the future of health care and how students can join and influence the professions. Keynote speakers at the 12th annual UCD Pre-Medical and Pre-Health Professional National Conference — the largest conference of its kind […]

October 10, 2014 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Undocumented Student Center offers help to immigrants

A harsh reality once stood between Ana Maciel of Soledad and her dream of a college education: She is an undocumented immigrant. Now, just a few years later, the junior is living that dream at UC Davis, and has played a role in establishing a center to help others like herself through their obstacles to […]

October 01, 2014 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Film screening, panel discussion celebrate Global Confucius Institute Day on Saturday

In celebration of Global Confucius Institute Day on Saturday, UC Davis will host the opening ceremony and screening for the inaugural Davis Chinese Film Festival. The Confucius Institute at UCD — devoted to Chinese food and beverage culture — and the Davis Chinese Film Festival Foundation will show “Eat Drink Man Woman,” a 1995 Academy […]

September 25, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,
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