Higher Education

The California Aggie
News in Brief: Mondavi Center to host finals week study session

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts will host a finals week study session today from 3 to 9 p.m. “We know that Finals Week is an especially stressful time for students and as part of the UC Davis campus we at the Mondavi Center feel it is our duty to...

The California Aggie
Sequester cuts to hamper research, student aid

Mar 18, 2013

Higher education can expect to be hit in two major ways because of the sequestration — cuts in financial aid and research funding. Pell Grant awards will begin to lose funding after one year, affecting over 1 million California students, and funds for new research projects will decrease by millions. In 2011, Congress passed...

The California Aggie
UC Regents discuss UC SHIP, online education at March meeting

Mar 18, 2013

At the March 13 and 14 UC Board of Regents meeting at UCSF Mission Bay, the UC Regents discussed the search for a new UC President, along with other issues the University is facing. The meeting addressed caps to UC Student Health Insurance Plans, energy efficiency, as well as members of the public during...

The State Hornet
Sacramento State design gallery open for business after fire

The Department of Design Gallery rose from the ashes Wednesday during its re-opening in Mariposa Hall. After a fire destroyed the gallery in October 2011, faculty and students came together to see the ...

The California Aggie
New research lab safety regulations to be implemented after delay

In an effort to reduce students’ exposure to lab risks, UC officials released new policies regarding lab safety that were to be put into effect March 1. However, the implementation of these policies has been delayed in order to allow for the review of more comments from campuses about the new regulations. These regulations...

The California Aggie
News in Brief: Snapshot Photo Campaign organized for Picnic Day 2013

The Picnic Day 2013 team is organizing the Snapshot Photo Campaign for Picnic Day 2013 and asking for submissions of photos of the “perfect” Picnic Day. Selected photos will be compiled into a collage that is to be displayed at the MU, ARC and SCC during Picnic Day, according to the online event page....

The California Aggie
Primate research center appeals citation of maltreatment of monkeys

In response to a complaint filed by an animal rights group, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) cited the California National Primate Research Center at UC Davis for maltreatment from 2009 to 2010, specifically the death of 19 monkeys. UC Davis appealed the citation, and after continued investigation, the USDA recently decided not to...

The California Aggie
Raising the bar

Do you know what your first Miranda right is? How about the colloquial name for the London Underground, a rapid transit system in the United Kingdom? Or what noun/verb fits the description, “to fill various items”? Chances are if you didn’t get these answers right, The Scrambled Eggheads or The Ice Cream Socialists probably...

The California Aggie
Russell Park Apartments explosion court trial today

David Snyder, a junior researcher who allegedly caused the Jan. 17 explosion at the Russell Park Apartments, will be tried today in Yolo Superior Court. Snyder was released on a $2 million bail after he was arrested on Jan. 19 in connection to the explosion, according to a UC Davis News press release. Under...

The California Aggie
Chancellor’s 2020 Initiative to begin this May

Last week, Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi announced new developments in the 2020 Initiative — a strategy she has been working on to improve the university, announced Sept. 21, 2011 during her fall convocation address. As one of the main components of the initiative, there is a plan to increase the student population by 5,000...

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