UCs explore options for reduced density in residence halls for fall based on local impacts of COVID-19
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UCs explore options for reduced density in residence halls for fall based on local impacts of COVID-19

Some campuses could reopen one-third to one-half of dorms Some UC campuses are exploring an array of scenarios to reduce density within housing and dining facilities due to…

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Parents of UC Davis students who died by suicide turn to advocacy work
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Parents of UC Davis students who died by suicide turn to advocacy work

Suicide needs to be “discussed and addressed,” parents say Content Warning: Suicide. Resources for 24/7 national and local crisis phone lines and text lines are listed at the…

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Pablo Reguerín appointed as new vice chancellor of Student Affairs
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Pablo Reguerín appointed as new vice chancellor of Student Affairs

 Reguerín plans to focus on listening to students while highlighting social, educational inequities Pablo Guillermo Reguerín was selected as the new vice chancellor of Student Affairs, effective on…

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Senate fails to fill Judicial Council vacancy for third consecutive week
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Senate fails to fill Judicial Council vacancy for third consecutive week

Controversial closed session called over appointment Editor’s Note: At the time this article was written, the May 14 ASUCD Senate Meeting had not taken place. At that meeting,…

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Third-year UC Davis student files lawsuit against UC demanding pro-rata fee refund
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Third-year UC Davis student files lawsuit against UC demanding pro-rata fee refund

UC, CSU systems sued Disclaimer: The refunds demanded from this lawsuit would directly impact The California Aggie. Campus News Reporter Alex Weinstein is a volunteer writer and does…

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Sociology Department Chair publishes groundbreaking research on California prison, probation trends
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Sociology Department Chair publishes groundbreaking research on California prison, probation trends

Grattet’s research is “first of its kind,” “never been done before” UC Davis Sociology Department Chair and Professor Dr. Ryken Grattet recently published innovative research on changes to…

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UC Davis Medical Center no longer taking personal protective equipment donations after reaching goal
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UC Davis Medical Center no longer taking personal protective equipment donations after reaching goal

Students, professors across UC work to get masks to communities The UC Davis Medical Center said on April 28 it was no longer taking personal protective equipment donations…

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First-of-its-kind virtual UC Davis Pride Month centers on solidarity, community
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First-of-its-kind virtual UC Davis Pride Month centers on solidarity, community

LGBTQIA Resource Center celebrates theme of Nourishing Stories throughout May For the first time, UC Davis’ annual Pride Month is being held entirely online with interactive programming sessions…

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Give Day breaks new records amid campus closure, stay-at-home order
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Give Day breaks new records amid campus closure, stay-at-home order

UC Davis receives $2.5 million in gifts, donations  Despite the move to remote instruction, the campus being placed on suspended operations and a statewide stay-at-home order, UC Davis…

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Picnic Day goes digital
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Picnic Day goes digital

How the time-honored UC Davis tradition adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic In its over 100-year history, Picnic Day has never been held virtually — that was the case,…

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UC Undergraduate Experience Survey now open with new questions on COVID-19 impacts
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UC Undergraduate Experience Survey now open with new questions on COVID-19 impacts

2020 survey measures campus climate, academics, accessibility of resources to support students, food and housing security  This year’s UC Undergraduate Experience Survey (UCUES), one of the biggest UC…

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Aside from temporary COVID-19 suspension, UC looks to keep SAT/ACT requirements in admissions process
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Aside from temporary COVID-19 suspension, UC looks to keep SAT/ACT requirements in admissions process

UC Assembly of the Academic Senate unanimously approves task force recommendation for the continued use of SAT/ACT in admissions UC Academic Senate Chair Kum-Kum Bhavnani sent a letter…

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International students transition to virtual classes
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International students transition to virtual classes

SISS maintains communication, coordinates accommodations with professors The transition to virtual courses presents different obstacles to every student, depending on their circumstances. For both international students who have…

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COLA movements among groups who participated in May Day actions
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COLA movements among groups who participated in May Day actions

Strikes and protests reflect discontent with handling of COVID-19 measures Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) movements from seven UCs, including UC Davis, went on strike on May 1,…

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Midterms in the era of remote learning
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Midterms in the era of remote learning

From business as usual, to no exam at all: different ways professors are administering midterms remotely With the first ever wave of online midterms now behind us, students…

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