Two UC Davis students awarded President’s Award for Outstanding Leadership
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Two UC Davis students awarded President’s Award for Outstanding Leadership

Awardees include UC Davis students Mariah Watson, Lauren Jabusch, UCLA student Tyler Watson On May 11, two UC Davis students, Mariah Watson and Lauren Jabusch, and one UCLA…

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ASUCD senators vote to forfeit stipend to help combat financial deficit
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ASUCD senators vote to forfeit stipend to help combat financial deficit

Pending finalization of ASUCD’s budget, senators’ stipend to give an additional $18,228 to ASUCD units On May 22, ASUCD senators voted to forfeit their stipends in order to…

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UC Davis Medical Center ranks in 100 Great Hospitals in America
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UC Davis Medical Center ranks in 100 Great Hospitals in America

Center achieves ‘A’ ranking in patient care for sixth consecutive year For the second consecutive year, the UC Davis Medical Center (UCDMC) was named one of the 100…

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New club-seeking app prepares for Davis release
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New club-seeking app prepares for Davis release

Premeer app makes splash on Snapchat geofilters on Picnic Day UC Davis students and young professionals in the Davis area will soon have a new tool to use…

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UC president allocates $8.4 million for undocumented student support
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UC president allocates $8.4 million for undocumented student support

Money to go toward loans, legal support, student services for undocumented students On May 11, UC President Janet Napolitano released details on a plan to provide $8.4 million…

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UC ranked highest university worldwide for investment in combatting climate change
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UC ranked highest university worldwide for investment in combatting climate change

UC ranked 17th best worldwide investor in the AODP Climate 500 Index On May 2, for the second year in a row, Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) ranked…

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UC Davis hosts third annual One Cup Challenge throughout May
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UC Davis hosts third annual One Cup Challenge throughout May

Campaign focuses on reducing consumer waste and encouraging students to use their own reusable cups The third annual “One Cup Challenge” was organized this month to reduce consumer…

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ASUCD Pay It Forward campaign to provide Aggies in need with free pizza
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ASUCD Pay It Forward campaign to provide Aggies in need with free pizza

Program to offer students the opportunity to pay for another student’s slice of pizza at the CoHo Beginning on Friday, May 20, ASUCD’s Pay It Forward campaign will…

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UC Davis Confucius Institute hosts inaugural cooking competition
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UC Davis Confucius Institute hosts inaugural cooking competition

Entrants tasked with incorporating Lee Kum Kee sauces into their own unique Chinese cuisine-inspired dishes A live cooking demonstration, featuring both amateur and professional chefs, will be hosted…

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Unitrans holds Safe Space campaign to encourage student safety
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Unitrans holds Safe Space campaign to encourage student safety

Campaign promoted in response to recent hate speech incident on Unitrans On May 10 and 11, Unitrans conducted a Safe Space Initiative, a new campaign to raise awareness…

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UC Davis student organization raises $2,000 to donate 80 supply-filled duffel bags to local foster youth
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UC Davis student organization raises $2,000 to donate 80 supply-filled duffel bags to local foster youth

Fundraiser coincides with Foster Care Awareness Month in May Student organizations Guardian Scholars and the Davis chapter of California Youth Connection raised $2,000 in a little over two…

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More dining locations to be added to South Silo by March 2017
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More dining locations to be added to South Silo by March 2017

Convenience store, sandwich bar, pizza location to be built alongside additional space and seating for food trucks On May 2, construction began on portions of the South Silo…

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UC Davis Medical Center nurses and parents shave heads in solidarity with child cancer patients
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UC Davis Medical Center nurses and parents shave heads in solidarity with child cancer patients

Head-shaving event raises over $25,000 for pediatric cancer research On April 12, UC Davis Children’s Surgery Center’s nurses and parents shaved their heads in support of child cancer…

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Adam Xu appointed as newest ASUCD senator
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Adam Xu appointed as newest ASUCD senator

First-year computer science major Adam Xu was appointed Thursday, May 12, as the newest ASUCD senator following formersenator Mikaela Tenner’s resignation two weeks prior. Xu, who ran for…

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UC Davis engineering professor helps develop ultrasound motion-detection technology
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UC Davis engineering professor helps develop ultrasound motion-detection technology

Chirp Microsystems creates 3-D sensing technology for electronic devices Chirp Microsystems, a startup company based in Berkeley, Calif., has developed an ultrasound 3-D sensing technology for gesture recognition…

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