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UC Davis historian Alan Taylor wins Pulitzer Prize for second time

UC Davis historian Alan Taylor wins Pulitzer Prize for second time

UC Davis distinguished history professor Alan Taylor has won the Pulitzer Prize in history for his book about slaves assisting the British during the War of 1812. “The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia: 1771 – 1832” was called “a meticulous and insightful account of why runaway slaves in the colonial era were drawn to the British side as potential liberators” by the Pulitzer committee... Read More

Raw Edge: UC Davis Picnic Day Fashion Show

Raw Edge: UC Davis Picnic Day Fashion Show
Raw Edge: UC Davis Picnic Day Fashion Show
04-12-2014 - 04-12-2014
Fashion and Design Society of UC Davis
 
Admission: General $5 UC Davis Student with Studen ID $3
 
(530) 752-2471
 
Start Time(s): Sat 1:30pm-3pm Doors 1pm
The Fashion and Design Society (FADS) of UC Davis announces the runway fashion show, Raw Edge, to be debuted at the 100th Annual Picnic Day
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UC Davis 5K to raise funds for scholarships

UC Davis 5K to raise funds for scholarships

Runners, walkers, volunteers and others who want to support UC Davis student scholarships are invited to rally for the second annual Stride for Aggie Pride 5K on campus on Sunday, May 18. Participants who sign up through Friday, April 4, will receive a registration discount and be guaranteed availability of a custom-designed, high-performance running shirt. ... Read More

Save the dates for Woodland Schools Foundation's spring events

Save the dates for Woodland Schools Foundation's spring events

..Mary Mast, Ashley Tenhunfeld and Gabbie Humphrey raise funds for Woodland schools at last year's Burgers & Brew dinner and auction. This year's Woodland Schools Foundation event will take place at 6 pm on Thursday, April 17, at the Woodland Community Center. Courtesy photo... This spring, dine, bid, golf and listen to country music ..... Read More

Sweet smell of sustainability: renewable sources for artificial scents

Sweet smell of sustainability: renewable sources for artificial scents

Fresh banana, a waft of flowers, blueberry: the scents in Shota Atsumi's laboratory in the UC Davis Department of Chemistry are a little sweeter than most. That's because Atsumi and his team are engineering bacteria to make esters — molecules widely used as scents and flavorings, and also as basic feedstock for chemical processes from paints to fuels. Their latest work is published March 9 in the journal Nature Chemical Biology. Nearly all industrial chemicals, from artificial flavorings to paint, are derived from oil or gas, Atsumi said. "Our motivation is to make chemicals from renewable sources instead," Atsumi…... Read More

UC Davis opens new chapter as it breaks ground for new art museum

UC Davis opens new chapter as it breaks ground for new art museum

The University of California, Davis, will celebrate groundbreaking today for the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art — a museum decades in the making that will be dedicated to art education for students of all ages, exhibiting the university’s impressive legacy of achievement in the arts, and creating participatory art experiences. ... Read More

Classical Guitar Series: Arina Burceva

Classical Guitar Series: Arina Burceva
Classical Guitar Series: Arina Burceva
04-04-2014 - 04-04-2014
Davis Art Center
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Admission: General $15 Students $10 Children (age 0-2) $5
 
(530) 756-4100
office@davisartcenter.org
 
Start Time(s): Fri 8pm
The Davis Art Center is pleased to present the 5th Annual Classical Guitar Series
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