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ASUCD Fall 2014 Senate Election Results

Nov 21, 2014

On Nov. 21 at 4 p.m, ASUCD Elections Committee chair, John Wu, announced the results of the ASUCD Fall 2014 Senate Elections. The winners are as follows, in order of highest voter turnout: Alex Lee, Casey Nguyen, Reem Fatayerji, Roman Rivilis, Anabiah Syed and Andrea Velazquez. The newly elected senators will begin their term at the...

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Director Honored by Elk Grove

Nov 21, 2014

It’s 5:45 p.m. and Kirtland Stout arrives early at The Commons, just like he does every Tuesday evening. He knows if he shows up late, his audience will leave.



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UC Regents approve tuition hike

Nov 20, 2014

The University of California (UC) Board of Regents approved a tuition plan Thursday morning that will increase UC tuition by up to five percent annually over the next five years. The decision came at the Board of Regents meeting held at the UCSF Mission Bay Campus, where hundreds of students protested. UC tuition is currently...

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UC Davis offered the chance to discover “Roots of Inspiration”

Nov 20, 2014
UC Davis offered the chance to discover “Roots of Inspiration”

  On Saturday, TEDxUCDavis will be hosting its first salon of the year from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tickets will be $5 for Davis students and $7 for non-students. TEDxUCDavis is an independently organized version of the globally-renowned TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) Conferences. TED Conferences, popularized by the release of “TED Talks” online (many...

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Interclinic consortium works to increase collaboration between clinics

Nov 20, 2014
Interclinic consortium works to increase collaboration between clinics

When fifth-year environmental toxicology major Marianne So was volunteering at the UC Davis student-run Bayanihan Clinic, it was located on V Street in Sacramento, less than a mile from a similar organization, Shifa Clinic, located on the same street. Although So knew friends at Shifa Clinic, she thought it was interesting that they had...

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UC Davis students discuss National Diabetes Awareness Month

Nov 20, 2014
UC Davis students discuss National Diabetes Awareness Month

It started with extreme exhaustion, then intense dehydration kicked in. Seven-year-old Camille Andre would drink tons of water, but it would just flow through her without an effect. When her mother took her to the hospital, she was already having difficulty swallowing food without drinking liquid. The doctors told her parents that diabetes was...

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Davis Police holds open dialogue on military vehicle acquisition

Nov 20, 2014

The Davis Police Department (DPD) held an open dialogue on Nov. 13, in the Davis Senior Center to discuss the June 2014 acquisition of the Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle (MRAP) from the federal government. With over nearly 60 people including city council members, the DPD and the general public, the event aimed to conduct...

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UC Davis researchers win USDA research award

Nov 20, 2014

This November, UC Davis professors Patrick Brown, Jan Hopmans and Ken Shackel, along with retired UC Cooperative Extension Specialist Larry Schwankl, received the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s 2014 Experiment Station Section Excellence in Multistate Research Award. This award acknowledges universities’ multistate research projects. These researchers received this honor for their work...

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UC Davis earns USDA honor for agricultural efforts in Afghanistan

Nov 20, 2014

On Nov. 5, Jim Hill, associate dean for International Programs at the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, and Michael McGirr, national program leader of the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute for Food and Agriculture’s Center for International Programs, were presented with the 2014 USDA Secretary’s Honor Award in Washington, D.C....

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UC Board of Regents passes tuition plan

Nov 19, 2014

This morning, a committee of the University of California (UC) Board of Regents approved UC President Janet Napolitano’s tuition plan, which would increase UC tuition by up to five percent annually over the next five years. The board voted 7-2 in favor of the plan at its meeting held at the UCSF Mission Bay campus. California Gov. Jerry Brown...

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