Instruction to be delivered remotely for Summer Sessions as enrollment spikes
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Instruction to be delivered remotely for Summer Sessions as enrollment spikes

Number of total units enrolled across all students jumps by 27.9% Summer Sessions, split up into Session 1, Session 2 and Special Sessions, will be delivered remotely this…

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Carnegie Fellowship awarded to UC Davis Professor Andrés Reséndez
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Carnegie Fellowship awarded to UC Davis Professor Andrés Reséndez

Exploration of 500 year-old sea voyage relevant to COVID-19 today Andrés Reséndez, a Latin American historian and professor, was recently awarded the Andrew Carnegie Fellowship, becoming the first…

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UCD Police chief asserts department is releasing records pursuant to state law
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UCD Police chief asserts department is releasing records pursuant to state law

Recent investigation by UCSD alumnus details use-of-force cases across UC Senate Bill 1421, passed in 2019, requires police departments statewide to release records regarding use of force, sexual…

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UC task force unable to reach agreement on how to move forward with Dignity Health partnerships, gives two recommendations
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UC task force unable to reach agreement on how to move forward with Dignity Health partnerships, gives two recommendations

Some argue that partnering with Dignity restrict care to LGBTQ+ people, women, others argue more are harmed by not partnering Unable to agree on a single set of…

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UC is largest educational institution in nation to divest completely from fossil fuels
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UC is largest educational institution in nation to divest completely from fossil fuels

UC sells more than $1 billion in assets from pension, endowment, working capital pools to divest completely from fossil fuels After a five-year effort to move the UC’s…

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Academic Senate allows instructors to make finals optional in light of pandemic, protests
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Academic Senate allows instructors to make finals optional in light of pandemic, protests

Instructors are not required to make finals optional, not authorized to cancel scheduled finals In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing protests and demonstrations focused on…

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Students, community members protest police brutality after police killing of George Floyd
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Students, community members protest police brutality after police killing of George Floyd

Student activists inspired by Black Lives Matter protests across nation call for change in Davis community Protesters in Davis took to the streets this weekend to speak out…

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All BIS 2B seats held for incoming first-years for Fall Quarter 2020
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All BIS 2B seats held for incoming first-years for Fall Quarter 2020

Students encouraged to take series out of order for smoother transition, stronger chemistry foundation  During Fall Quarter Schedule Builder pass times, continuing students found that all seats for…

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In Memoriam: Dr. F. William Blaisdell, former chair of UCDMC Surgery Department
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In Memoriam: Dr. F. William Blaisdell, former chair of UCDMC Surgery Department

Founder of trauma care as a surgical speciality passes at age 92 Dr. F. William Blaisdell, “widely considered the founder of trauma care as a surgical speciality,” passed…

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UC Regents unanimously vote to suspend use of SAT and ACT in admissions
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UC Regents unanimously vote to suspend use of SAT and ACT in admissions

New test that more closely aligns with what students need to know to prepare for UC will be identified or created  The UC Board of Regents unanimously voted…

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UC Santa Cruz police monitored picket lines of graduate students supporting COLA
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UC Santa Cruz police monitored picket lines of graduate students supporting COLA

Recent discovery reminiscent of COLA organizers’ previous, current experiences with policing, drums up motivation to keep movement alive Graduate students at UC Santa Cruz striking for a Cost…

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Senate confirmation hearings bring up concerns that “rules are being applied willy-nilly”
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Senate confirmation hearings bring up concerns that “rules are being applied willy-nilly”

Contention over bylaws, cultural tensions on campus arise in hearings for Judicial Council, Ethnic and Cultural Commission The May 14 ASUCD Senate meeting was called to order at…

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Unitrans proposes service changes for 2020–2021 service year
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Unitrans proposes service changes for 2020–2021 service year

Proposal includes drop-off only stops, schedule adjustments, rear door boarding Unitrans has proposed new service changes for the 2020–21 school year, set to take effect Aug. 3, 2020.…

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UC Davis Law student wins international competition for app that assists domestic abuse survivors
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UC Davis Law student wins international competition for app that assists domestic abuse survivors

Alison Corn’s “Next Steps Advisor” app highlights UC Davis Law School’s emphasis on equal access to justice  UC Davis Law Student Alison Corn was recently awarded a second…

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Undergraduate Research Conference goes virtual for first time in 31-year history
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Undergraduate Research Conference goes virtual for first time in 31-year history

Undergraduate Research Scholarship and Creative Activities Conference held online The Undergraduate Research Center (URC) held the 31st annual Undergraduate Research Scholarship and Creative Activities Conference from May 7–8,…

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