YOLO COUNTY NEWS

Sue Cockrell

Textbook solution

Sindhu Gollamudi, a senior neurobiology student at UC Davis, signs a petition Monday presented by a mascot for Textbook Rebellion, a national coalition lobbying for lower textbook prices. Gollamudi said she plans to attend graduate school, perhaps medical school, so she’s looking at several more years of textbook purchases. UCD was the last of 10 […]

October 05, 2011 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Learning comes alive

Sophia Leamy, 7, Merissa Leamy and Nicholas Leamy, 4, left to right, check out the new computers at Montgomery Elementary School last week, alongside Katie Wydick, 8, and her mom Laura Spillain-Wydick, far right. The school unveiled a revamped computer lab during Family Math Night on Thursday. The 30 new computer hard drives, monitors, keyboards and […]

October 06, 2011 | Posted in Schools | Tagged ,

Pets of the week

Lots of dogs and cats are waiting to be adopted at the Yolo County Animal Shelter, 2640 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. Among them is Honey (No. 99328), a 4-month-old male domestic medium-haired orange tabby and white cat. Also hoping for a good home is Oscar (No. 99499), a 6-month-old male apricot miniature poodle. Fees […]

October 04, 2011 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

A strike of creativity

Davis High students in Lynnette Diem’s art classes put the finishing touches on their bowling pin art projects. Gregory Shilling-Goins created a bowling ball monster with pointy teeth about to chomp a pin. Emily Uhrhammer and Nicole Desideri crafted a “prom couple” out of their pins. The students have entered a design contest hosted by Junior Achievement […]

October 04, 2011 | Posted in Next Generation | Tagged ,

Stan’s the man

Pedestrians and vehicles pass “Stan the Submerging Man,” a sculpture by Finley Fryer, recently installed in front of the John Natsoulas Gallery on the corner of First and E streets. Stan was built in Dunsmuir by Fryer, who earned his bachelor of fine arts degree at UC Davis, in collaboration with Kirk LeClaire and Jayne […]

Learning sustainability

Maggie LaRochelle, a UC Davis graduate student in geography and a teaching assistant in Plant Science 49, shows new students Eric Sneathen, left, and Russell Todd how to pick leeks and trim them last Wednesday at the Student Farm. UCD used the event to celebrate the launch of a new undergraduate major — sustainable agriculture and food […]

October 05, 2011 | Posted in Media Post | Tagged ,

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