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Nov 27, 2023, 10:21 AM
The UC Davis Collegiate Soil Judging Team competed last Friday November 10th, 2023 against four other college teams (Cal Poly SLO, Cal Poly Humboldt, Fresno State, and New Mexico State University) in…
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Oct 10, 2023, 3:09 PM
Every year the UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program funds 30 outstanding postdoctoral fellows conducting all types of research across the University of California's ten campuses.
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Aug 31, 2023, 1:50 PM
Satellite data from across California’s landscapes reveal an increase in nitrogen dioxide levels in remote forest areas, and wildfire and soil emissions are likely the reasons why, according to a…
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Aug 24, 2023, 3:17 PM
As part of a historic partnership between the University of California and the state of California, the University today (Aug. 23) announced it is awarding over $80 million in climate action grants.…
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Jul 18, 2023, 11:16 AM
The Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources congratulates Dr. Josh Garcia, a postdoc working with Dr. Cristina Lazcano and Dr. Mallika Nocco, for receiving the University of California…
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Jun 7, 2023, 11:43 AM
As we wrap up the quarter we celebrate the achievements of our outstanding undergraduates Alicia Hans (Dean’s Circle Award), Ivan Martinez (Dean’s Circle Award) and Ameya Naik (College Medal) who are…
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Jun 1, 2023, 3:32 PM
Congratulations to Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry graduate student, Heather Lieb, for being named to this year’s cohort of Earth, Environmental, and Climate Justice Scholars by the UC Davis…
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May 23, 2023, 2:52 PM
Congratulations to Olmo Guerrero Medina and Chitra Chopra, PhD students in Atmospheric Sciences in the Biomicrometeorology research team of Kosana Suvočarev and Kyaw Tha Paw U.
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May 2, 2023, 3:32 PM
PFTF is a highly competitive, leadership-development program that provides outstanding Ph.D. students and postdoctoral scholars with an unparalleled opportunity
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Apr 17, 2023, 10:29 AM
Congratulations to Jocelyn Rodriguez, Environmental Science and Management major, who was selected to participate in the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) Significant…
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Dec 15, 2022, 3:45 PM
California prairie once proliferated across the Central Valley before it was converted to cropland. A new project involving solar power, pollinators, native plants, Native people, and even a…
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Sep 2, 2022, 9:31 AM
ASGG students Nathan Pope and Arthur Hu have both won awards for their excellent presentation skills this year.
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Aug 1, 2022, 3:37 PM
Wine grapes are sensitive crops that are susceptible to subtle changes in temperature and precipitation, making them particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Regenerative agriculture,…
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Jul 15, 2022, 2:38 PM
Prof. Adele Igel’s recent research about methods for modeling rain in models of the atmosphere was highlighted by an Editor of the Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems on Eos.org.
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Jul 7, 2022, 8:23 AM
Producing energy takes up land—a fact you could be forgiven for forgetting today. After all, the current energy system only occupies about 0.4% of ice-free land worldwide, most of it for hydroelectric…
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Jun 3, 2022, 11:12 AM
On a clear day, the little-known UC Davis weather station is barely noticeable to passersby, but it has been recording weather since the 1800s. Students monitor winds, temperature and other weather…
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Jun 3, 2022, 9:10 AM
Established in 1992, Professors for the Future (PFTF) is a year-long competitive fellowship program designed to recognize and develop the leadership skills of outstanding graduate students and…
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May 9, 2022, 11:22 AM
Kate Scow from the University of California, Davis, has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences. She was among 120 new members and 30 international members announced by the…
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Feb 25, 2022, 1:31 PM
If you make your way to the west end of the Arboretum from early February through May this year, you will find a new addition to the waterway — a floating, solar-powered aerator installation funded by…
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Feb 11, 2022, 3:53 PM
El Niño, an oceanic phenomenon that affects worldwide weather patterns, significantly affected the number of enslaved Africans transported from West Africa to the Americas between the mid-1600s and…