Higher Education

The State Hornet
Provost hosts student research showcase

Oct 30, 2014

The Provost’s Student Research Showcase at the Redwood Room of the University Union gave students of varying majors a chance to showcase their research projects.



The State Hornet
Faculty Association reaches tentative agreement after a year past deadline

Oct 30, 2014

After nearly a year of negotiations and protests, the California Faculty Association and CSU system have announced a tentative contract agreement that would give raises to all CFA-represented employees, as well as targeted raises and workload...

The State Hornet
Optional student fee in the works for approval

Oct 30, 2014

Associated Students Inc. gave its support last week to a proposed $4-a-year student fee that would replace ASI membership dues for the CSU system’s official student advocacy organization.



The State Hornet
AIRC opens door to monitored after hour entry

Oct 30, 2014

Students who use the Academic Information Resource Center can expect to keep their OneCard handy with finals approaching as entry to the 24-hour building will be controlled to not let just anybody in.

The California Aggie
New app “Yik Yak” hits UC Davis

Oct 30, 2014

Whether keeping students up-to-date on the latest local happenings or simply serving as a source of entertainment during lecture, there has been plenty of chitchat about new smartphone application “Yik Yak” over the past few weeks at UC Davis. “In general, our biggest communities are college kids,” said Cam Mullen, YikYak lead community developer....

The California Aggie
Artists install public, interactive art throughout Davis

Oct 30, 2014

As Bill Maul painted Godzilla’s torso, standing on a ladder at the top of an outdoor stairwell leading to the roof of the F Street parking structure in downtown Davis, Alex Reisfar outlined the carnivorous pursuits of another less fictional dinosaur on the adjacent wall. The collaboration, mixing the separate influences of two artists...

The California Aggie
Davis Police Department Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle voted to get sent back to U.S. government

Oct 30, 2014

On Oct. 21 the Davis City Council voted to send the Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicle that the Davis Police Department (DPD) acquired from military surplus back to the U.S. government. They also amended the city’s policy on acquiring military surplus equipment in the future. The two-part vote totaled 3-2 and 5-0, respectively. According...

The California Aggie
UC Davis Police Accountability Board holds first public session of the year

Oct 30, 2014

The recently-formed UC Davis Police Accountability Board (PAB) held its Fall Quarterly Meeting on Oct. 22 at the Student Community Center. The PAB was formed in May 2014 to strengthen the relationship between the campus community and UC Davis Police Department (UCDPD). The board handles complaints made against UC Davis police officers and is...

The California Aggie
President Bill Clinton headlines rally at UC Davis

Oct 30, 2014

Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, spoke to UC Davis students and community members Wednesday morning at UC Davis’ ARC Pavilion, headlining a “Get Out the Vote” rally with representatives John Garamendi (CA-03) and Ami Bera (CA-07) in advance of the Nov. 4 election. More than 4,500 people flocked to The...

The State Hornet
Re-accreditation policies considered

Oct 29, 2014

Members of the Graduate Studies Policy Committee met last Tuesday morning to discuss a possible framework for graduate learning outcomes, which will show evidence of student learning required for re-accreditation. 



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