Higher Education

The California Aggie
Yolo County sees increase of children entering foster care

Dec 9, 2014

Yolo County is currently experiencing a shortage of foster parents both due to an increase in children entering the system and a deficit of available foster parent homes. According to Cherie Schroeder, educational specialist and program director for Yolo County Foster Care, it is not just Yolo County experiencing a shortage of foster families...

The California Aggie
UC Davis professors give lectures about fusion of art, science

Dec 9, 2014

Several UC Davis professors gave lectures on the fusion of art and science at the Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) event last Thursday, an event sponsored by the UC Davis Art and Science Fusion Program. Founded in 2008, the LASER event consists of a series of lectures and presentations on science, art and...

The California Aggie
UC Davis receives $100 million for project that would predict, prevent emerging diseases

Dec 9, 2014

UC Davis was recently granted $100 million by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to continue phase two of the PREDICT project, based at the School of Veterinary Medicine. PREDICT is part of the Emerging Pandemic Threats (EPT) program, an international campaign established by USAID to identify and respond to zoonotic diseases...

The State Hornet
Committee begins search for new Sac State President

Dec 8, 2014

Members of the presidential search committee began the process of selecting a successor to Alexander Gonzalez, convening for the first time in the University Union Ballroom at Sacramento State on Dec. 3.

The State Hornet
Sac State alumni showcase their work in Legit exhibit

Sacramento State alumni, students and professors braved the rain Wednesday to attend the opening reception of Legit, an art exhibit in the University Union Gallery to hear lectures in the Redwood Room from three alumni.

The State Hornet
Ed Mills selected as new vice president for Student Affairs

Edward Mills has been selected as the new vice president of Sacramento State's Student Affairs department.



The California Aggie
Peer Education And Community Empowerment (PEACE) continues to tackle social issues

Dec 4, 2014

With the recently heightened level of student activism on-campus, the Peer Education And Community Empowerment (PEACE) program plans to help educate students about controversy surrounding racism, sexism and homophobia through upcoming instructional workshops. “We’re basically a peer-to-peer education group,” said fourth-year community and regional development major and PEACE coordinator Kriti Garg. “We provide workshops...

The California Aggie
Choral concert to feature Beethoven’s ‘Mass in C Major’

Dec 4, 2014

On Friday, UC Davis University Chorus and UC Davis Symphony Orchestra will be holding their bi-annual collaborative musical performance in the Mondavi Center. Third-year student conductor and musicology/conducting graduate student Jonathan Spatola-Knoll finds the opportunity to take the stage with other companies sets Davis’ music program apart from other college music programs. “One of...

The State Hornet
Sac State freshman follows grandfather’s footsteps 67 years later

When David Morse walked over to the Sacramento State University campus to enroll for classes, he had no idea he was building a legacy and making history as the university’s first student.



The California Aggie
UC Davis professor gets seat on Davis School Board

Dec 2, 2014

On Nov. 4 at local restaurant Tucos, over 40 people attended Madhavi Sunder’s election night party, celebrating the final day of her campaign for a seat on the Davis School Board. Attendees mingled with one another while watching the results roll in on a wall projection, and many thought it was obvious that Sunder...

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