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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This Week in Senate
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This Week in Senate

ASUCD Senate meeting: May 12, 2016 CONFIRMATIONS First-year computer science major Adam Xu was confirmed as the newest ASUCD senator. Xu replaces former ASUCD Senator Mikaela Tenner, who…

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UC Davis club ABIDE kicks off Great Jeans Giveaway
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UC Davis club ABIDE kicks off Great Jeans Giveaway

Students donate old jeans and celebrate positive body image UC Davis’ Association of Body Image and Disordered Eating (ABIDE) kicked off its annual Great Jeans Giveaway event on…

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UC personal statements to offer eight prompts as opposed to previous two
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UC personal statements to offer eight prompts as opposed to previous two

New application requires incoming applicants to respond to four of eight shorter questions Beginning this fall, applicants to the University of California will have a new set of…

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Out of the Darkness holds second annual walk for suicide prevention
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Out of the Darkness holds second annual walk for suicide prevention

Event will raise funds for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention On Sunday, May 15, Out of the Darkness (OOTD) – Students Against Suicide will be holding its…

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UC Davis Strawberry Breeding Program innovates new strawberry varieties
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UC Davis Strawberry Breeding Program innovates new strawberry varieties

Varieties include drought-resistant, more flavorful, insect-repellent strawberry breeds UC Davis’ multimillion dollar Strawberry Breeding Program continues to innovate new breeds of strawberries to improve upon taste, quality and…

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UC Davis students, staff draw 62-acre loop around campus to model university’s solar power plant
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UC Davis students, staff draw 62-acre loop around campus to model university’s solar power plant

Project focuses on emphasizing the importance of the solar power plant on campus and educating students on environmental sustainability In April, volunteers from the Sustainable Resources Operations (SRO)…

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UC Davis graduate groups issue letters in opposition of Acting Chancellor Hexter’s appointment
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UC Davis graduate groups issue letters in opposition of Acting Chancellor Hexter’s appointment

Comparative literature and cultural studies graduate groups call for Hexter’s immediate suspension Recently, graduate groups in the comparative literature and cultural studies departments at UC Davis sent out…

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Farm sanctuary Animal Place hosts Brave the Cage campaign
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Farm sanctuary Animal Place hosts Brave the Cage campaign

Campaign allows students to experience human-sized battery cage On Tuesday, May 3, the Grass Valley-based farm sanctuary Animal Place brought a human-sized battery cage to UC Davis’ Memorial…

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UC Davis to be first U.S. campus to hold Silver Ribbon Campaign
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UC Davis to be first U.S. campus to hold Silver Ribbon Campaign

Movement raises awareness for women’s reproductive health, rights Starting the week of May 16, UC Davis will be the first college campus in the United States to promote…

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UC President hires former U.S. attorney to perform investigation into previous UC Davis Chancellor
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UC President hires former U.S. attorney to perform investigation into previous UC Davis Chancellor

UC Berkeley and UC San Diego alum Melinda Haag to investigate Linda P.B. Katehi’s potential violations of UC policy The University of California Office of the President (UCOP)…

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UC Davis ranks No. 6 among country’s most sleep-deprived schools
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UC Davis ranks No. 6 among country’s most sleep-deprived schools

Jawbone study finds UC Davis students receive average of six hours and 45 minutes per night As the second round of midterms sweep UC Davis, students are beginning…

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Thirteen University of California alumni awarded 2016 Pulitzer Prizes
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Thirteen University of California alumni awarded 2016 Pulitzer Prizes

Alumni from UC Berkeley, UC Santa Cruz, UC Riverside take home awards for categories including public service, fiction and breaking news. This year, 13 University of California (UC)…

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