Higher Education

The California Aggie
UC Davis establishes Confucius Institute

Apr 8, 2014

For six months, the Confucius Institute (CI) has been trying to create a dialogue between China and Davis. There are four CIs in California, and many more worldwide. Most of these institutes focus on educating their communities on language, but according to the CI website, UC Davis is the first school to focus on...

The California Aggie
UC Davis professor wins Wolf Prize for discovering gene that can increase nutritional value of wheat

Apr 8, 2014

UC Davis Professor Jorge Dubcovsky discovered a gene that can increase the nutritional value of wheat, and in January, was awarded the 2014 Wolf Prize in Agriculture. The prize, which has been awarded since 1978, is one of six prizes established by the Wolf Foundation and is awarded once a year in Israel. The...

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The California Aggie
Sacramento freeway closures to cause heavy traffic for UC Davis commuters

Apr 8, 2014

UC Davis student and faculty commuters will be affected by Caltrans’ Fix50 plan this spring. The first stage of the rehabilitation project to enhance the W/X Viaduct of U.S. Highway 50 in Sacramento begins April 22. The Viaduct is the elevated section of the highway that requires construction from heavy use. Eastbound construction starts...

The California Aggie
Campus Council on Community and Diversity announces 2014-15 Campus Community Book Project

Apr 8, 2014

“Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism” by Temple Grandin has been announced as the 2014-15 Campus Community Book Project. Created in 2002 as a response to the Sept. 11 attacks, the Campus Community Book Project aims to strengthen the UC Davis community through community discussion and the promotion of diversity. Events are planned...

The California Aggie
Campus Judicial Report

Apr 8, 2014

The start of Spring Quarter marks the opening of the Recreation Pool, the beginning of beautiful weather and the longtime traditions of Picnic Day and the Whole Earth Festival. Unfortunately, Spring Quarter often brings with it an additional side effect: excessive underage drinking. While many individuals believe that underage drinking is a harmless ritual...

The California Aggie
UC Davis Police arrest man suspected of breaking into dorm room

Apr 8, 2014

On March 19, the UC Davis Police Department announced its arrest of a man suspected of breaking into three female students’ dorm room in Potter Hall at the Tercero Housing Area two days prior. The police arrested Justin Chiou, 18, a previous first-year student at UC Davis. The suspect was charged for burglary, according...

The State Hornet
Grad Fest puts all a graduate’s needs in one place

Apr 8, 2014

The 2014 Grad Fest, presented by the Alumni Association and Hornet Bookstore, helped graduating seniors prepare for commencement Tuesday in the Union Ballroom.

The State Hornet
Parking Structure I closed after unidentified driver hits wall, causes damage

Apr 8, 2014

University Transportation and Parking Services have shut down Parking Structure I after a  vehicle collided with a wall on the second floor. Two cars were damaged on the ramp between the first and second floors.



The State Hornet
Fix50 road maintenance project will delay commuters later this month

Apr 7, 2014

Sacramento State commuters could be delayed for more than 30 minutes a day for the rest of the spring semester, starting in less than two weeks.

The State Hornet
Student government candidates remain uncontested

Apr 7, 2014

Alongside the many faces of Associated Student Inc.’s latest campaign signs was a chalk-written message etched onto the quad’s pavement urging passersby to get involved.





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