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Minor Helps Students Tackle Human Rights Issues

March 03, 2018
When Liz McAllister transferred to UC Davis in 2016, she didn’t expect that she would be able to study human rights, much less go to Lebanon to work with Syrian refugees.

Hopwood Honored for Work to Bring More Science to Psychiatric Diagnoses

March 02, 2018
Chris Hopwood, an associate professor of psychology working to develop better models for psychiatric diagnosis, has been selected to receive the American Psychological Foundation's 2018 Theodore Millon Award in Personality Psychology.

Creative Writing Student Wins PEN Award

February 28, 2018
UC Davis Creative Writing graduate student Cristina Fries is one of the 12 winners of the PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers. It is given by PEN American, an organization that offers a wide range of support to writers.

A New Explanation For the Moon's Origins

February 28, 2018
A new explanation for the moon’s origin has it forming inside the Earth when our planet was a seething, spinning cloud of vaporized rock, called a synestia.

DarkSide-50 Collaboration Sets Stage for Next Experiment

February 22, 2018
The DarkSide-50 experiment at the Gran Sasso National Laboratory in Italy has completed its experimental run. Four UC Davis physicists – Associate Professor Emilija Pantic, postdoctoral researchers Tessa Johnson and Luca Pagani, and graduate student Ben Schlitzer – are members of the DarkSide-50 research collaboration.

Student-Run Art Space Fosters Experimentation, Experience

February 15, 2018
At the edge of campus, beneath the first floor of the Art Building, is a unique and hidden pocket of the university unknown to most UC Davis students: the Basement Gallery, a space run entirely by students for students.

UC Davis Collaborating with Mexico on Lighting, Energy Efficiency

February 05, 2018
UC Davis and universities in Mexico will collaborate on energy-efficiency projects during the next several years. The major project between the UC Davis California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) and the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara (UAG), Jalisco, Mexico, will establish a sister lighting technology center in Guadalajara.

Migration and Refugee Scholars, Activists Talk at UC Davis

February 05, 2018
"Border Protests and Transnational Solidarities," organized by the Mellon Initiative in Comparative Border Studies at UC Davis will examine border and migration issues in Palestine, Korea, North Africa, Latin America and Kashmir.

Summer Linguistic Institute Coming to Campus

February 05, 2018
UC Davis has been selected to host the Linguistic Society of America's 2019 Summer Linguistic Institute—spotlighting the interdisciplinary strengths of both the campus and its Department of Linguistics.

$10 Million for UC Humanities

February 01, 2018
As part of the University of California's Humanities Network, the UC Davis Humanities Institute (DHI) will benefit from a $10 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to advance humanities research and education throughout the UC system. It is the foundation's single largest award to UC.

Five Faculty Named Chancellor's Fellows

January 26, 2018
Five associate professors in the UC Davis College of Letters and Science are members of the university’s newest class of Chancellor’s Fellows, an honor for early career faculty who are already making outstanding contributions to their fields.

UC Davis Symposium Explores the Future of Tea

January 25, 2018
A UC Davis symposium will bring tea farmers, industry experts and scholars together Feb. 22-23 to focus on "The Future of Tea: Issues in Sustainability and Preservation."

Colloquium Looks at Color in the Ancient World

January 19, 2018
The annual Templeton Colloquium in Art History at UC Davis will journey across oceans and centuries for “The Power of Color: Polychromy and Pigments in Ancient Mediterranean And Latin American Art.”