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Design It, Build It

Design It, Build It

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Aug 21, 2015 10:29 AM

Truscott donation allows landscape architecture students to dig in.

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Lake Tahoe Mobile App Lets Visitors Be Citizen Scientists

Lake Tahoe Mobile App Lets Visitors Be Citizen Scientists

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Aug 19, 2015 11:31 AM

Data will help researchers better understand Lake Tahoe's fragile nearshore.

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UC Davis Is Green And Cool - Again!

UC Davis Is Green And Cool - Again!

by Dave Jones — last modified Aug 11, 2015 03:13 PM

UC Davis receives No. 2 "Cool Schools" ranking by Sierra magazine.

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Lights, Camera, Ag-tion!

Lights, Camera, Ag-tion!

by Chris Nicolini — last modified Aug 06, 2015 01:23 PM

Students learn video, multimedia skills for variety of careers.

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A Handy Device

A Handy Device

by Diane Nelson — last modified Aug 04, 2015 04:50 PM

Students invent award-winning sensor to assess olive oil quality.

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Summer Internships

Summer Internships

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Jul 28, 2015 11:05 AM

CA&ES students and Salinas Valley employers find common ground.

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UC Davis Ranked No. 1 In World For Ag

UC Davis Ranked No. 1 In World For Ag

by Karen Nikos-Rose — last modified Apr 29, 2015 11:49 AM

For the third year in a row, UC Davis tops global list of agriculture and forestry.

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Connecting Talent To Employment In Salinas

Connecting Talent To Employment In Salinas

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Apr 29, 2015 12:07 PM

UC Davis students and Salinas Valley employers find common ground in the World's Salad Bowl.

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Student Team Wins Food Hackathon

Student Team Wins Food Hackathon

by Brad Hooker — last modified Apr 24, 2015 03:36 PM

Nutrition app idea from food science major helps UC Davis team earn grand prize.

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Future Looks Bright: Ag Field Day

Future Looks Bright: Ag Field Day

by Diane Nelson — last modified Mar 18, 2015 04:48 PM

FFA & 4-H high school students from across California visit UC Davis for annual Ag and Environmental Sciences Field Day.

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New Trellis Fund Projects Awarded

New Trellis Fund Projects Awarded

by Brenda Dawson — last modified Feb 03, 2015 04:20 PM

UC Davis program selects graduate students for international horticultural projects.

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Giving Opportunities

Giving Opportunities

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Dec 30, 2014 02:04 PM

CA&ES students receive support through Barbara O. Schneeman Aggie Ambassador Prize & Nancy Rupp Tibbitts Scholarship.

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The UC Davis Study Abroad Experience

The UC Davis Study Abroad Experience

by cnicolin — last modified Dec 17, 2014 11:55 AM

UC Davis Study Abroad provides every UC Davis student the opportunity to graduate with an international experience.

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Making Connections

Making Connections

by John Stumbos — last modified Dec 01, 2014 04:13 PM

Popular undergraduate research conference hones student skills.

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Gearing Up

Gearing Up

by John Stumbos — last modified Nov 26, 2014 10:33 AM

Bixby fund supports popular courses in practical agriculture.

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Mind Your MANNRS

Mind Your MANNRS

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 03, 2015 03:45 PM

UC Davis’ many student organizations provide growth opportunities.

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Putting the Ag in Aggie

Putting the Ag in Aggie

by One UCDavis — last modified Nov 25, 2014 10:29 AM

The bigger the challenge, the more excited Amanjot Kaur gets about figuring it out.

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Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

by Diane Nelson — last modified Nov 19, 2014 03:38 PM

Activities prepare students for good jobs, bright future.

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Getting Our Hands Dirty

Getting Our Hands Dirty

by By Robin DeRieux and John Stumbos — last modified Dec 11, 2014 11:31 AM

Through internships, jobs, and research activities, many of our students receive a hands-on learning experience at UC Davis.

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Dean's Message: Ever Ready

Dean's Message: Ever Ready

by Helene R. Dillard, Dean — last modified Nov 18, 2014 04:51 PM

Strong leadership helps prepare CA&ES students to make an impact.

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Fresh Idea Brings Campus Produce to UC Davis Pantry

Fresh Idea Brings Campus Produce to UC Davis Pantry

by Julia Ann Easley — last modified Nov 12, 2014 01:16 PM

Fresh Focus brings campus-grown produce to students using a food pantry at UC Davis.

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UC Davis African plant breeding academy

UC Davis African plant breeding academy

by Ann Filmer — last modified Jul 21, 2014 03:28 PM

Successful completion of plant breeding training program in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Planting power: Edible landscape gardens

Planting power: Edible landscape gardens

by Kelsey Walker — last modified Jul 16, 2014 01:19 PM

Student interns design and build edible gardens in several spots on campus; helps students who need food.

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Global Food Initiative: UC President Napolitano

Global Food Initiative: UC President Napolitano

by Ann Filmer — last modified Jul 14, 2014 08:15 AM

Dean Helene Dillard speaks to UC Davis’ strengths in food and agriculture.

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Invasive water snakes: risk to native species?

Invasive water snakes: risk to native species?

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jul 08, 2014 01:45 PM

Snakes in a lake? Water snakes from eastern U.S. are invading California waterways

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Wheat can discern the length of day and night

Wheat can discern the length of day and night

by Brad Hooker — last modified Jul 07, 2014 11:59 AM

Springtime for wheat starts with a gene that "sees" light; allows for modifying flowering.

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Meat Lab teaches about slaughtering, processing

Meat Lab teaches about slaughtering, processing

by Ann Filmer — last modified Jul 07, 2014 11:20 AM

Students and researchers also study animals for research and education.

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Sustainable wine industry in California

Sustainable wine industry in California

by Susanne Rockwell — last modified Jun 06, 2014 11:01 AM

Grad student Mike Levy works on economics, environment, and communities.

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Dillard urges women to pursue agriculture careers

Dillard urges women to pursue agriculture careers

by Ann Filmer — last modified Jun 06, 2014 10:54 AM

She calls agriculture a career path that nurtures the soil and the soul.

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Childhood obesity drops: school nutrition program

Childhood obesity drops: school nutrition program

by Patricia Bailey — last modified May 19, 2014 09:01 AM

Program helps children make healthy choices with nutrition-related problem-solving skills.

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Student receives prestigious Goldwater scholarship

Student receives prestigious Goldwater scholarship

by Julia Ann Easley — last modified Apr 22, 2014 10:39 AM

Andrew Magee, animal biology major: premier undergraduate award for work on evolution.

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Kiah Twisselman, graduating student

Kiah Twisselman, graduating student

by Kiah Twisselman — last modified Apr 09, 2014 11:01 AM

She reflects on UC Davis and how her experiences here impact her career goals.

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Bill would ease alcohol tasting for some students

Bill would ease alcohol tasting for some students

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 11, 2014 01:26 PM

Allowing underage students to taste (not drink) wine or beer as part of coursework.

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Graduate student receives award; international work

Graduate student receives award; international work

by Brenda Dawson — last modified Feb 28, 2014 08:10 AM

Elana Peach-Fine receives USAID award for work with Horticulture CRSP program.

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Latinos set to surpass whites in California

Latinos set to surpass whites in California

by afilmer — last modified Jan 23, 2014 10:30 AM

Latinos to become the single largest race/ethnic group in California.

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Wild Campus students create wildlife habitats

Wild Campus students create wildlife habitats

by afilmer — last modified Mar 18, 2014 02:35 PM

Student organization at UC Davis creates wildlife habitats on campus and off campus.

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Digital badge system helps students develop skills

Digital badge system helps students develop skills

by afilmer — last modified Jan 09, 2014 02:29 PM

Customized badges and skill qualifications allow students to develop hands-on professional skills.

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Cultivating careers in the Central Valley

Cultivating careers in the Central Valley

by Sarah Colwell — last modified Dec 17, 2013 03:50 PM

The Central Valley Scholars Program supports students who attend UC Davis.

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Helene Dillard named dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Helene Dillard named dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

by Pat Bailey — last modified Nov 21, 2013 12:06 PM

Plant disease expert Helene Dillard, who is associate dean and head of Cooperative Extension at Cornell University, has been named the new dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UC Davis, and will begin at UC Davis in late January 2014.

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Engaging tomorrow’s agricultural researchers in international development

Engaging tomorrow’s agricultural researchers in international development

by Brenda Dawson — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:50 AM

Grad students answer the question, “What did you do this summer?” with stories of working abroad on agricultural development projects.

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Legislative resolution lauds UC Davis for top ranking in agriculture

Legislative resolution lauds UC Davis for top ranking in agriculture

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:52 AM

The California legislature honored UC Davis’ top ranking in agricultural teaching and research with a unanimous resolution.

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To feed the world, first light its chicken coops, young entrepreneurs suggest

To feed the world, first light its chicken coops, young entrepreneurs suggest

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:52 AM

Team Henlight — three people with a vision for boosting chicken production and global food security — won first place at the international Thought for Food Challenge Summit.

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Cattle grazing and clean water are compatible on public lands, new study finds

Cattle grazing and clean water are compatible on public lands, new study finds

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:01 AM

Livestock grazing, public recreation, and clean water are compatible goals on national forest lands.

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UC Davis Ranks No. 1 in the World in Agriculture

UC Davis Ranks No. 1 in the World in Agriculture

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:07 AM

The University of California, Davis, is No. 1 in the world for teaching and research in the area of agriculture and forestry, according to QS World University Rankings.

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Kinsella Prize winner helps uncover secrets of human breast milk

Kinsella Prize winner helps uncover secrets of human breast milk

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:13 AM

David Dallas, who recently completed his Ph.D. in nutritional biology, has been awarded the John E. Kinsella Memorial Prize for his outstanding research on human breast milk protein digestion.

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Food pioneer tells Aggie Ambassadors to follow their passion

Food pioneer tells Aggie Ambassadors to follow their passion

by John Stumbos — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:08 AM

Ann Evans, a leader in California’s sustainable food movement, recently told a group of Aggie Ambassadors—student leaders in the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences—to follow their passion to find a fulfilling career.

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Trellis Fund offers grad students experience, adventure

Trellis Fund offers grad students experience, adventure

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:09 AM

The Horticulture CRSP pairs U.S. graduate students with agricultural projects in developing countries.

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Food scientists receive graduate fellowships

Food scientists receive graduate fellowships

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:10 AM

Two graduate students from the UC Davis Department of Food Science and Technology received 2012 Graduate Fellowship Awards from the Robert Mondavi Industry Partnership Program to support their important work with citrus disease and food safety.

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Couch potatoes no more: Video game will fight obesity

Couch potatoes no more: Video game will fight obesity

by Donna Justice — last modified Nov 04, 2013 09:20 PM

A new video game under development by UC Davis researchers will encourage children to strengthen their action-hero characters by logging miles walked and calories burned in the real world.

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Karen Ross encourages UC Davis students to pursue careers in the “food system”

Karen Ross encourages UC Davis students to pursue careers in the “food system”

by John Stumbos — last modified Nov 04, 2013 09:16 PM

Karen Ross, secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), sees a bright future in agriculture for young people contemplating career choices.

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A Handy Device

A Handy Device

by Diane Nelson — last modified Apr 25, 2016 02:19 PM

Students invent award-winning sensor to assess olive oil quality.

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Student News

Design It, Build It

Aug 21, 2015 Truscott donation allows landscape architecture students to dig in.

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Research News

UC Davis Receives Unique, $1.5 Million Gift from Aggie Couple

Jul 07, 2016 Michael and Joelle Hurlston have pledged $1.5 million to endow a first-of-its-kind chair position.

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Outreach News

Summer Internships

Jul 28, 2015 CA&ES students and Salinas Valley employers find common ground.

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