Increase in demand for undocumented student legal services
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Increase in demand for undocumented student legal services

While DACA hangs in limbo, some UC community members seek support During the 2016-2017 academic year, there were an estimated 800 cases of students seeking legal immigration assistance…

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UC sues Trump administration over DACA elimination
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UC sues Trump administration over DACA elimination

Napolitano, lead founder of program, defends rights of DACA recipients in statement On Sept. 8, the UC Office of the President announced in a press release that the…

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UC Davis MIND Institute receives $1.4 million grant to improve effectiveness of evidence-based practices for individuals with autism spectrum disorders
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UC Davis MIND Institute receives $1.4 million grant to improve effectiveness of evidence-based practices for individuals with autism spectrum disorders

Research will be primarily conducted using an estimated 5,000 electronic surveys The UC Davis Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders (MIND) Institute was the recipient of a competitive $1.4…

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Campus Center for the Environment removes Michael Gofman as adopted senator
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Campus Center for the Environment removes Michael Gofman as adopted senator

Gofman abstained from voting on Environmental Justice for Underrepresented Communities’ resolution due to potentially polarizing language On June 5, the Campus Center for Environment’s (CCE) former unit director…

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UC system announces new procedures for better responses to alleged sexual misconduct by faculty, staff
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UC system announces new procedures for better responses to alleged sexual misconduct by faculty, staff

New procedures to provide greater transparency, consistency, timeliness On June 29, the University of California announced, in a press release, the new system-wide procedures for responding to alleged…

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Jeff Flynn becomes new general manager for Unitrans
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Jeff Flynn becomes new general manager for Unitrans

Flynn hopes to focus on student employees, expand collaboration with ASUCD, UC Davis, city of Davis On June 26, Jeff Flynn became the new general manager of Unitrans,…

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UC Davis students attend UCSA Student Organizing Summit
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UC Davis students attend UCSA Student Organizing Summit

OASR takes UCD’s largest delegation to the conference to date From Aug. 3 to 6, 22 UC Davis students attended the UC Student Organizing Summit (UCSOS), an annual…

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UC Irvine to reinstate offers of admission to 290 of 499 incoming freshmen with rescinded admissions offers
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UC Irvine to reinstate offers of admission to 290 of 499 incoming freshmen with rescinded admissions offers

University stated that admissions decisions were reversed based on failure to meet deadlines, poor grades during senior year In late July, UC Irvine rescinded offers of admission for…

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UC President, university leaders offer statements on Charlottesville
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UC President, university leaders offer statements on Charlottesville

Leaders condemn recent actions of white supremacists, discuss current state of free speech on college campuses In light of the chaos which occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia after a…

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Linda Katehi returns to UC Davis as research professor, will earn $318,000 salary
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Linda Katehi returns to UC Davis as research professor, will earn $318,000 salary

Katehi will teach one class per quarter in 2017-18 school year, conduct research Following her 2016 resignation from the position of UC Davis chancellor, Linda Katehi will return…

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Senator Daniel Nagey resigns to take on role of OASR External Vice President
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Senator Daniel Nagey resigns to take on role of OASR External Vice President

Nagey expresses excitement for his new position At the last ASUCD meeting of the 2016-17 school year, Senator Daniel Nagey resigned from his position to take on the…

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Chancellor May attends meet-and-greets with students, faculty, members of the press on first day in new position
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Chancellor May attends meet-and-greets with students, faculty, members of the press on first day in new position

At the press meet-and-greet, May responded to questions about student protest, Katehi’s salary, sexual assault prevention To kick off his first day on the job, Chancellor Gary May…

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UC Davis hosts C-STEM GIRL Camp for middle school girls
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UC Davis hosts C-STEM GIRL Camp for middle school girls

Camp designed to educate girls, motivate them to pursue STEM fields The UC Davis C-STEM Center recently hosted a Girls in Robotics Leadership (GIRL) Camp from July 10…

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Chancellor May –– UC Davis officially has its seventh chancellor
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Chancellor May –– UC Davis officially has its seventh chancellor

May discusses plans for coming year, controversial positions on external boards related to defense industry, achievements at Georgia Tech, hopes for university Today, August 1, marks Gary May’s…

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UC Davis Children’s Hospital receives high marks in national ranking
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UC Davis Children’s Hospital receives high marks in national ranking

U.S. News & World Report ranked hospital among best for five pediatric specialties The UC Davis Children’s Hospital was nationally ranked in five categories in the 2017-18 Best…

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