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Susan Mann wins 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award

Nov 25, 2014

Susan Mann, a UC Davis history professor emerita, has been announced as one of the winners of the 2014 lifetime achievement awards from the American Historical Association. Mann, who is the former chair of the UC Davis history department, is the first UC Davis history professor to receive this award. Though Mann has received...

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Pokémon culture at UC Davis thrives

Nov 25, 2014

The release of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire has, once again, brought the popular franchise to the forefront of people’s attention. However, for some fans, interest in the game is not limited to new releases. On July 6, Alex Ogloza, a recent UC Davis graduate with a major in communication, won the...

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UC Davis Students Call for Statewide

Nov 24, 2014

On Nov. 24 at noon, hundreds of UC Davis students and community members gathered on the Quad and staged a march through Downtown Davis as a part of the “UC/CSU/CC Statewide Call for Action” protest regarding the UC Regents’ decision to increase UC tuition by five percent annually over the next five years. Last week,...

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Aloe anticipation at UC Davis

Aloe anticipation at UC Davis

The University of California Davis campus has several aloe hot spots (see this post from February). Curious to find out whether any of their aloes are flowering yet, I decided to go on a little outing yesterday. (Weekends are best for a campus visit since parking is free.)

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Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Who Should the Students Blame?

Nov 23, 2014
Commentary: Who Should the Students Blame?

There has been a lot of anger by students directed at UC in the last week, as they propose five more years of increased tuition, but if you believe the Enterprise Editorial, “the problem is in Sacramento.” Writes the local paper, “while the rage against the immediate decision-makers is understandable, the students — and voters...

Davis Vanguard
My View II: The Pointless Tuition Hikes

Nov 22, 2014
My View II: The Pointless Tuition Hikes

In 2012, when the voters were asked to approve Proposition 30, it was students votes, promised that there would not be tuition hikes that in part helped pushed the tax increase to victory. But now, barely two years later, the University of California Regents, over the vehement objections of Governor Jerry Brown, have approved...

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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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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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