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UC Davis celebrates community engagement, public service award recipients

UC Davis celebrates community engagement, public service award recipients

Hydraulic fracturing in California, controversial aerial spraying to eradicate agricultural pests, and the achievement gap in K-12 math and science — these are the important issues in which three University of California, Davis, professors are being recognized for their public service.

The UC Davis Academic Senate, representing all tenured faculty at the university, makes the Distinguished Scholarly Public Service Awards annually to recognize significant contributions — to the world, nation, state and communities — through public service.

The 2015 recipients are:... Read More

  • James Carey, distinguished professor of entomology;
  • Harry Cheng, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and director of the UC Davis Center for Integrated Computing and STEM Education; and
  • Bob Powell III, distinguished professor of chemical engineering and materials science as well as food science and technology.

Nelson Gallery closing soon as UC Davis prepares for new museum

Nelson Gallery closing soon as UC Davis prepares for new museum

Since opening in 1976, the Richard L. Nelson Gallery at the University of California, Davis, has held exhibitions ranging from large stone sculptures to old master prints to video and sound installations. It has shown works by world-famous faculty members and hundreds of UC Davis art students.

This successful 40-year run comes to an end when the gallery closes in late June. The important role that the gallery played in visual arts at UC Davis will be expanded as the university prepares to open the new Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art opening during the 2016-17 academic year... Read More

Former state superintendent and alumna wins UC Davis Medal

Former state superintendent and alumna wins UC Davis Medal

Former California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Delaine Eastin received her undergraduate degree in political science from UC Davis.

As California state superintendent of public instruction, Delaine Eastin cut class size and administrative costs, increased student access to technology and helped 3,000 schools plant their own gardens. Eastin, superintendent from 1995 to 2003 and the first and only woman to hold that post, is the 2015 recipient of the UC Davis Medal, the highest accolade that the campus may bestow upon an individual... Read More

Tumey to leave UC Davis athletics director position

Tumey to leave UC Davis athletics director position

Teresa Gould has been appointed the interim athletics director, effective immediately.

Terry Tumey, director of athletics at the University of California, Davis, will leave his position to pursue other opportunities, effective June 15. In the interim he will continue to assist the university in its capital improvement efforts... Read More

Musics of the World: Ensembles of UC Davis

Musics of the World: Ensembles of UC Davis
Musics of the World: Ensembles of UC Davis
04-24-2015 - 04-24-2015
UC Davis Department of Music
http://mondaviarts.org/events/event.cfm?event_id=1542&season=2014
Admission: $20
 
(866) 754-2787
tickets@ucdavis.edu
http://tickets.mondaviarts.org/single/SYOS.aspx?p=2983
Start Time(s): Fri 7pm

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TEDxUCDavis: Beyond the Conversation

TEDxUCDavis: Beyond the Conversation
TEDxUCDavis: Beyond the Conversation
04-26-2015 - 04-26-2015
TEDxUCDavis
http://tedxucdavis.com/conference/
Admission: $15-$30
 
(530) 754-5000
marketing@tedxucdavis.com
http://tickets.mondaviarts.org/single/SelectSeating.aspx?p=3593
Start Time(s): Sun 1pm
TEDxUCDavis is an independently organized TED event, and this year, the theme is “Beyond the Conversation” The event is not just about great speakers or their innovative ideas -- it’s also about you.
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UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine ranks No. 1

UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine ranks No. 1

U.S. News & World Report has recognized the School of Veterinary Medicine at University of California, Davis, as the nation’s best veterinary school. The 2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings, scheduled for release online March 10, also recognized many of UC Davis’ professional schools and graduate programs as among the nation’s best, reflecting the campus’s excellence across a broad range of fields... Read More