Higher Education

The State Hornet
Alexie explains his alcoholism and humor

Oct 22, 2014

For the first time, the 2014 OneBook selection was a work of short stories about the Native American experience, entitled “Blasphemy”.



The State Hornet
Sac State seeks water policy experts

Oct 22, 2014

A recent initiative created by the administration of Academic Affairs focuses on hiring new professors with an expertise in water policy and several water-related fields including hydrogeology and water resources engineering.

The State Hornet
Gonzalez inducted into Hall of Champions

Oct 22, 2014

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez was inducted into the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Hall of Champions Oct. 8 during the association’s annual conference in Denver, Colorado.



The California Aggie
An interview with new Classics professor Colin Webster

Oct 21, 2014

UC Davis Classics professor Colin Webster recently joined the department this year after receiving his doctorate in Classics from Columbia University in June. He is currently researching ancient science, medicine and philosophy. More specifically, he’s researching the way shifts in technology change our explanations of the natural world’s inner-workings. Webster, who has been researching...

The California Aggie
Senate braces itself for critical ICA information

Oct 21, 2014

An otherwise routine ASUCD Senate meeting on Thursday saw tensions rise as an appearance of school officials raised more questions about the objectives of both the administration and the athletics program. Dr. Milton Lang, associate vice chancellor of Student Affairs, attended the meeting, followed by four members of the Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC):...

The California Aggie
New Institute for Social Sciences opens

Oct 21, 2014

The new Institute for Social Sciences opened Oct. 13 at UC Davis. The institute, which has been in the works since 2011, will focus on interdisciplinary research projects. Vicky Austin, assistant director of the institute, said that it will work to bring together researchers from different academic interests on campus. “We will actively work...

The California Aggie
Administration, ASUCD streamlining efforts to raise sexual assault awareness, advocacy

Oct 16, 2014

On Sept. 28, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill No. 967, redefining sexual consent on California college campuses. Commonly known as the “Yes Means Yes” bill, No. 967 is the first of its kind to clearly define consent, as it requires “an affirmative, conscious and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity,” excluding a...

The California Aggie
News in Brief: Legislation that would have provided significant funding for California universities vetoed

Oct 16, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed part of the Budget Act of 2014 (AB 1476) in early September, denying the state’s public universities heavy funding. The bill would have allocated $100 million apiece the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) systems. This funding for UC and CSU universities was conditional and dependent on...

The California Aggie
UC Davis continues implementation of Drought Action Response Plan

Oct 16, 2014

In January 2014, the California State Department of Water Resources announced a drought emergency for California. California Governor Jerry Brown called on the state to conserve water and created a goal for all Californians to reduce their water usage by 20 percent. This past April, in response to the drought emergency, UC Davis released...

The California Aggie
Council for International Development maintains active role on campus

Oct 16, 2014

The Council for International Development, a student-run organization aimed to unite the broad variety of student initiatives regarding international development, has taken an active role on campus since its inception in Winter Quarter 2013. “ I had recently become friends with a lot of people who were high-ups in various… international development...

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