UC president announces choice for UC Davis chancellor

DAVIS – “Gary May is a dynamic leader and an accomplished scholar and engineer with a passion for helping others succeed,” Napolitano said. “He was chosen from an extraordinarily talented pool of candidates because I believe he’s the right person to guide UC Davis to even greater heights, advancing academic and research initiatives, building a […]

Rep. John Lewis To Speak At UC Davis Graduation

DAVIS – UC Davis School of Law graduates will hear from an American icon as they participate in commencement activities on Saturday, May 14. Civil rights legend, Congressman John Lewis, will deliver the commencement address for the Class of 2016. The event will take place on May 14, 2016 at the UC Davis Mondavi Center for […]

Patients & Medical Students Work Together to Save Lives in Sacramento’s Black Community

SACRAMENTO – Yes2Kollege Education Resources, Inc.’s African American Women’s Health Legacy (AAWHL) Program is proud to announce it’s partnership with the UC Davis School of Medicine’s Office of Student and Resident Diversity, in a three part series of workshops and medical clinic, beginning this evening at the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services, 3333 Third […]

Actor/Activist Harry Belafonte To Share His Wisdom Locally

SACRAMENTO – In honor of slain civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., UC Davis has invited legendary actor/activist Harry Belafonte to speak at the Mondavi Center’s Jackson Hall on Jan. 17 at 8 p.m. Belafonte began his career as a singer and actor. He was dubbed the “King of Calypso” during the 1950s […]

UC Davis Taps Ron Gould To Head Football Program

DAVIS – Ron Gould, a 16-year veteran of the University of California, Berkeley, coaching staff who was most recently the Golden Bears’ associate head coach, has been named UC Davis’ new head football coach, Director of Athletics Terry Tumey announced at a campus news conference on Monday morning. Gould, 47, is just the 16th head […]

Healthy Men, Healthy Families Workshop & Free Cancer Screenings

OAK PARK – The Sacramento Community Cancer Coalition has joined forces with U.C. Davis and the U.C. Davis student-run clinics to encourage under-served communities in Sacramento to get early screenings for prostate and breast health and, to promote wellness for the entire family. 2012 marks the sixth year of the endeavor, entitled Healthy Men, Healthy […]

UC to Pay Pepper-Sprayed Occupy Protesters More Than $1 Million

SAN FRANCISCO – The University of California is set to pay about $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by demonstrators who were pepper-sprayed during an Occupy protest at UC Davis last fall. UC and plaintiffs represented by the American Civil Liberties Union filed the preliminary settlement in federal court in Sacramento on Wednesday. The […]