Higher Education

The California Aggie
Starting up at UC Davis

Jan 27, 2015

If it weren’t for the Rapid Ramen Cooker, many UC Davis students might not immediately associate the university with student enterprise. Although the frequency of startup businesses in Davis might not match that of startups at other schools, there is a growing effort to change the culture of entrepreneurship as it is seen on...

The California Aggie
A Work of Heart

Jan 27, 2015
A Work of Heart

Many design students were surprised to learn that heart disease kills one woman approximately every minute — more than all cancers do combined — through a fashion project, not a biology class. In the fall of 2009, Amparo Villablanca, cardiovascular medicine professor and director of the Women’s Cardiovascular Medicine Program (UCDWCMP) at the University’s...

The State Hornet
Gonzalez gives last address to Sacramento State

More than 350 students, faculty and staff filled the University Union Ballroom at Sacramento State Thursday to hear University President Alexander Gonzalez give his final campus-wide address.

The State Hornet
Burnt popcorn forces people out of Mendocino Hall

A fire alarm triggered at noon by burnt popcorn on the second floor of Mendocino Hall at Sacramento State caused occupants in the entire building to go outside.

The California Aggie
UC Davis students, administration work toward gaining HSI status

Jan 22, 2015
UC Davis students, administration work toward gaining HSI status

By the fall of 2019, UC Davis administration hopes to become a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), making the university eligible to receive a federal grant to support a number of academic and student success programs. Though the title does not necessarily guarantee the funding, if given, UC Davis will apply for the grant in the...

The California Aggie
UC Davis police department extends olive branch to student body

Jan 22, 2015

On Jan. 7, the Community Forum Series held its first meeting in the ARC Ballroom, initiated by a group of UC Davis students from a variety of on-campus organizations. The aim of the meeting was to provide a space where the local community and university police department could communicate about recent national police brutality...

The California Aggie
Yolo County District Attorney Office settles case with Johnson & Johnson, Neutrogena

Jan 22, 2015

On Jan. 18, the Yolo County District Attorney’s (DA) Office announced that they came to a settlement in a case involving Johnson & Johnson and Neutrogena over deceptive packaging, leading California consumers to believe that there was more product in the packaging than there really was. The case was settled in cooperation with the...

The California Aggie
California Wild Rose excavation along Putah Creek benefits native habitat

Jan 22, 2015
California Wild Rose excavation along Putah Creek benefits native habitat

  Volunteers from the Putah Creek Council (PCC) planted native California wild roses along Pleasants Creek, located near State Route 128 as an environmental rehabilitation project to prevent erosion, Jan. 16. The PCC along with UC Davis Riparian Reserve (UCDRR) and volunteers excavated the roses a few days prior from Putah creek. This is...

The California Aggie
News in Brief: Second Community Public-Safety dialogue to be held

Jan 21, 2015

The City’s second public safety meeting in response to the a federal military surplus program donating a Mine Resistant, ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicle to the Davis Police Department is to be held at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. on tonight at 6:30 p.m. The first meeting was held Nov. 14 due to...

The State Hornet
Director of News Services to leave Sac State after 20 years of service

Sacramento State's Kimberly Nava confirmed she will serve her last day as director of news services on Jan. 22.



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