UC Davis has the fifth most COVID-19 cases of all UC campuses
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UC Davis has the fifth most COVID-19 cases of all UC campuses

American universities lack standardized system to track COVID-19 cases According to a recent survey conducted by the New York Times, more than 6,600 coronavirus cases have been found…

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Michael V. Drake named first Black president of the University of California
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Michael V. Drake named first Black president of the University of California

Drake’s base salary to be 56% higher than current President Janet Napolitano’s, coming in at $890,000 Dr. Michael V. Drake, the current president of Ohio State University (OSU),…

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Undergraduate students can retroactively switch grading mode for Spring Quarter 2020 classes
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Undergraduate students can retroactively switch grading mode for Spring Quarter 2020 classes

Academic Senate announces that current students, regardless of academic standing, and Spring Quarter graduates can switch grading modes for Spring Quarter classes The Academic Senate announced on June…

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Former top-ranked UC Davis gymnast Alexis Brown speaks out about racism on team
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Former top-ranked UC Davis gymnast Alexis Brown speaks out about racism on team

Review may be conducted by Harassment and Discrimination Prevention Program on campus Alexis Brown, a decorated alumna of the UC Davis women’s gymnastics team who graduated in 2018,…

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Graduate students won’t vote on a state-wide COLA strike
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Graduate students won’t vote on a state-wide COLA strike

UAW Local 2865’s bargaining team voted 10-8 to not call a strike vote, increasing current discontent with union leadership Hundreds of phone calls and countless emails hounded members…

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UC Davis announces plans to partially reopen campus for fall, students voice mixed reactions
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UC Davis announces plans to partially reopen campus for fall, students voice mixed reactions

University will offer some classes, services in person, based on health guidelines, instructor preferenceBy UC Davis announced on June 16 that it will welcome students back to campus…

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Tensions high at last Senate meetings of the quarter as controversial BDS resolution passes, is later vetoed
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Tensions high at last Senate meetings of the quarter as controversial BDS resolution passes, is later vetoed

Thrive faces criticism for not consulting members of the Black campus community when deciding to skip last Senate meeting of the quarter in solidarity with the BLM movement…

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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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US Supreme Court rules Trump administration improperly ended DACA program
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US Supreme Court rules Trump administration improperly ended DACA program

DACA program must resume accepting applications, Trump administration could attempt to end program again The U.S. Supreme Court released its decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals…

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After SHCS furloughs, counselors voice yearslong frustrations with university leadership
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After SHCS furloughs, counselors voice yearslong frustrations with university leadership

Six SHCS counselors say they feel devalued, voice frustrations with management This article fits into the context of a previous article by The California Aggie titled “UC Davis…

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UC Davis Counseling Services staff at odds with SHCS leadership over summer furloughs
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UC Davis Counseling Services staff at odds with SHCS leadership over summer furloughs

Six counselors claim furloughs are unprecedented since 2008 recession, SHCS leadership says furloughs are normal and in no way related to COVID-19 budgetary concerns All six counselors who…

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UC Davis Pre-Health Conference shifts to free, live virtual event due to COVID-19
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UC Davis Pre-Health Conference shifts to free, live virtual event due to COVID-19

More diverse workshops, speakers, exhibitors planned  The 18th annual UC Davis Pre-Health Conference, the nation’s largest pre-health conference, will take place as a live virtual event on Oct.…

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UC Davis Professor elected to Society of American Historians
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UC Davis Professor elected to Society of American Historians

Professor Ari Kelman honored for literary achievements  UC Davis History Professor and Interim Dean for the College of Letters and Science Ari Kelman was recently elected to the…

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Blood drive held despite campus closures
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Blood drive held despite campus closures

Need for donations increases as COVID-19 pandemic continues  UC Davis partnered with Vitalant and the Red Cross to hold two blood drives on campus from May 21–22 and…

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UC Davis Children’s Hospital researches COVID-19-related syndrome in children
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UC Davis Children’s Hospital researches COVID-19-related syndrome in children

200 children in Europe, U.S. diagnosed with COVID-related inflammatory syndrome UC Davis Children’s Hospital, part of the Pediatric Emergency Research Networks (PERN), is helping conduct a global study…

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