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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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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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Students lead protest in response to impending tuition hikes

Nov 18, 2014

Three years to the day of the infamous “pepperspray” incident involving campus police and student demonstrators, UC Davis students once again filled the Quad this afternoon to protest, this time in response to impending tuition hikes. An estimated 500-600 students, faculty and community members convened in the center of the Quad at noon, Nov....

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Artsweek

Nov 18, 2014

MUSIC   Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Nov. 18, 8 p.m., prices vary Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts Grammy-winning trumpeter Irvin Mayfield will lead the 18-piece New Orlean Jazz Orchestra through New Orleans musical classics and works by Basie and Ellington. There will be a 7 p.m. pre-performance talk in...

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Volunteers, artists, Davis residents support unique local museum

Nov 18, 2014

A little over a year ago, a man carried a 89-pound iron ball into the Hattie Weber Museum, located on C Street in Downtown Davis. The iron ball had sat atop Davis’s first water tower, previously functioning as a lightning rod. The man’s father-in-law, who was moving to a rest home, told the volunteers...

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Davis non-profit FARM plants winter vegetables to donate

Nov 18, 2014

Members from the non-profit FARM Davis gathered Saturday on Valdora Street in South Davis to plant vegetables. FARM Davis is a non-profit organization dedicated to growing and donating fresh, local food in order to help homeless or low-income individuals obtain healthy produce. Robyn Waxman founded the organization and wrote her master’s thesis about it...

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