Higher Education

The California Aggie
Experimental College classes resume for Spring Quarter

Apr 11, 2014

After the suspension of Experimental College (EC) in December due to financial insecurity, the program will once again offer classes beginning April 14. ASUCD Senate approved reinstatement of classes for spring on March 13, and the launch of EC’s website went live April 8, allowing students to register for Spring Quarter classes. Although EC...

The California Aggie
UC Davis implements preferred name service

Apr 11, 2014

On March 27, UC Davis began its preferred name service, which allows UC Davis students to change their legal first names on campus systems to a preferred name through the online directory if they so choose. The name change would then automatically propagate into other campus systems such as SmartSite (which includes class rosters),...

The California Aggie
UC Davis produces Miss Sacramento County winner, again

Apr 10, 2014

According to Ashley Ott, a fifth-year cell biology major at UC Davis, expectations are high for contestants in the Miss Sacramento County pageant. This year, Ott came the closest to meeting them, as she is the fourth UC Davis student in a row to win the competition. She continued the relationship between Davis and...

The California Aggie
UC Davis research team discovers reason behind zebra stripes

Apr 10, 2014

A research team led by UC Davis has discovered the reason for zebras’ black and white stripes. Possible purposes for the stripes have included camouflage, reducement of heat, social function, disruption of attack by predators and avoidance of biting flies. The results of the study, published April 1 in the online journal Nature Communications,...

The California Aggie
Celebrating a century of excellence

Apr 10, 2014

As the sun comes out and Spring Quarter rolls in at UC Davis, the excitement and anticipation for one of the most monumental student-run events in the nation heightens. Boasting cockroach races, honey tastings and maggot art, the 100th annual UC Davis Picnic Day event returns to campus this Saturday, April 12. “It’s definitely...

The State Hornet
Supplemental instruction programs offer alternative learning opportunities

Sacramento State’s Peer and Academic Resource Center is expanding its supplemental instruction program by providing additional instruction in a variety of traditionally challenging general education courses that includes biology, chemistry, psychology, economics, history and government.



The State Hornet
Strategic plan draft integrates student success values, community engagement

Apr 8, 2014

Upon receiving feedback from the Sacramento State campus community, the Strategic Planning Task Force released an initial draft of the set of goals designed to guide aspects of the university for the next several years.

The State Hornet
Students offered mentoring, tutoring under graduation success program

Apr 8, 2014

All Sacramento State undergraduate students are eligible for tutoring, coaching, mentoring and advising services offered by the Dedicated to Educating, Graduating, and Retaining Educational Equity Students Project, also known as DEGREES. ...

The State Hornet
Council for Affirmative Action calls for faculty diversity

Apr 8, 2014

The Council for Affirmative Action panelist speakers called Sacramento State students to action April 3, demanding diversity amongst faculty in a forum presentation marking 60 years since the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education deemed s...

The State Hornet
Students, faculty discuss difficult situations at annual Spring Convocation

Apr 8, 2014

As a Filipino-American, Associated Students Inc. President Nielsen Gabriel said he has faced typical Asian stereotypes, including being a math whiz and science genius.



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