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UC Davis Picnic Day 2015: Heart of the Community

UC Davis Picnic Day 2015: Heart of the Community
UC Davis Picnic Day 2015: Heart of the Community
04-18-2015 - 04-18-2015
UC Davis
http://picnicday.ucdavis.edu/
Admission: Free entry
 
(530) 752-6320
 
Start Time(s): Sat TBD
This family friendly event is free for all to come and experience the richness of diversity and achievement at UC Davis and the surrounding community in the areas of research,  teaching, service and campus life
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UC Davis experts on romance and relationships for Valentine's Day

UC Davis experts on romance and relationships for Valentine's Day

Commitment and bonding

Emilio Ferrer, professor of psychology, has done extensive research on romantic relationships, including analyzing how couples communicate over time, how well they are in sync emotionally and even how their heart and breathing rates compare. His research has been publicized nationally in popular media as well as a number of scholarly journals. Press release and other media on his work. Contact: Emilio Ferrer, eferrer@ucdavis.edu, (530) 752-0184... Read More

An Evening with Laura Ling: Journey of Hope

An Evening with Laura Ling: Journey of Hope
An Evening with Laura Ling: Journey of Hope
02-21-2015 - 02-21-2015
Davis Schools Orchestral Music Association
http://groups.dcn.org/dhs-orchestras
Admission: Free Donations appreciated
 
(530) 902-8123
president@dsoma.org
 
Start Time(s): Sat 5pm-7pm *Seats are first come first serve
Journalist Laura Ling will speak about her time in a North Korean prison in 2009
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19th Annual Wennberg Music Festival

19th Annual Wennberg Music Festival
19th Annual Wennberg Music Festival
02-14-2015 - 02-14-2015
Davis Schools Orchestral Music Association
http://www.mondaviarts.org/contactus/index.cfm
Admission: Orchestra and Orchestra Terrace: -Adults $17 -Child/Student $10 -Senior $13 Grand Tier: -Adults $15 -Child/Student $10 -Senior $10 *Adults and seniors add $5 to at the door purchases
 
(866) 754-2787
president@dsoma.org
http://www.mondaviarts.org/events/event.cfm?event_id=1553&season=2014
Start Time(s): Sat 2:30pm
An impressive and uplifting showcase of the award winning orchestras in the Davis Joint Unified School District strings program 
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ITS-Davis director Dan Sperling to chair national Transportation Research Board

ITS-Davis director Dan Sperling to chair national Transportation Research Board

The executive committee Sperling will chair for the coming year oversees the board's programs and activities, engaging more than 7,000 engineers, scientists, and transportation researchers and practitioners .

Dan Sperling, director of the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis, has been appointed the 2015 chair of the Transportation Research Board’s Executive Committee, which provides independent scientific advice to the nation on transportation issues.

The appointment was announced at this week’s 94th annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington, D.C., attended by 12,000 transportation professionals from across the United States and abroad. ... Read More

Listening to the Stone: Original Inuit Art (January-March)

Listening to the Stone: Original Inuit Art (January-March)
Listening to the Stone: Original Inuit Art (January-March)
01-12-2015 - 03-31-2015
CN Gorman Museum
http://gormanmuseum.ucdavis.edu
Admission: Free
 
(530) 752-6567
cngorman@ucdavis.edu
 
Start Time(s): Mondays-Fridays Noon-5pm Sundays 2pm-5pm *Opening Reception (1/14) 4pm-6pm  
Featuring traditional and contemporary Inuit stone sculpture and prints, privately collected over the past 30 years
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Brown’s budget would pay down debt, hold down college tuition

Brown’s budget would pay down debt, hold down college tuition

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown this morning presented his budget proposal, which he said  injects billions of dollars more into schools and health care coverage, holds college tuition flat and delivers on Propositions 1 and 2 by investing in long overdue water projects.

“This carefully balanced budget builds for the future by saving money, paying down debt and investing in our state’s core needs,” said Brown. “Our long-term fiscal health depends on the wise and prudent actions we take today.”... Read More