Application Deadline for Spring 2018 Natural Reserve System Field Studies Program Closes February 5th

02.05.18 @ 5:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The application deadline for the Spring 2018 UC Natural Reserve System Field Studies Program: California Ecology and Conservation is drawing near! Applications can be found here and are due on February 5, 2018. California Ecology and Conservation brings together 27 undergraduates from across the UC system for seven weeks of intensive learning at NRS reserves. Experienced field instructors help undergraduates transform […]

Fear No Fruit Screening by the UC Davis Plant Breeding Center

01.18.18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

“Do you know how kiwifruit first got to your supermarket? Fear No Fruit chronicles produce pioneer Frieda Caplan’s rise from being the first woman entrepreneur on the Los Angeles Wholesale Produce Market in the 1960s, to transforming American cuisine by introducing over 200 exotic fruits and vegetables to U.S. supermarkets. Still an inspiration in her 90s, Frieda’s […]

Girls Outdoor Adventure in Leadership and Science (GOALS) Fundraiser

01.26.18 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the GOALS team on Friday, January 26th from 4-8pm at Dunloe Brewing and help to support girls from underrepresented backgrounds learn ecology, earth science, and chemistry in the Sierra Nevada mountains with UC Davis scientists. There will food trucks, a gear raffle and a bake sale, with a portion of proceeds from  sales going […]

Climate Science Legal Defense Fund Workshop: Scientists – Know Your Rights

02.20.18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join the Muir Institute and the Climate Science Legal Defense Fund (CSLDF) for a workshop to learn more about how to reduce threats to scientists and their work, including: Whether state and federal open records laws may be applicable to you and how to minimize legal risks Record-keeping requirements and email best practices What to […]

Sugar Science Roundtable: Institute for Food and Agricultural Literacy

01.26.18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Institute for Food and Agricultural Literacy is hosting a roundtable on January 26th at Noon. It will be held in the Student Community Center Multipurpose Room. Lunch will be provided. Growing scientific evidence shows that eating too much added sugar over time is linked to health problems including serious chronic diseases. The Sugar Science Roundtable features Dr. […]

Chancellor’s Awards for International Engagement: Nominate UCD Faculty by February 1

02.01.18 @ 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Global Affairs invites you to help honor faculty and staff who are carrying out the university’s mission of international engagement by nominating them for the Chancellor’s Award for International Engagement. Please submit your nominations, including all nominating materials, as one PDF to Jenni Konsella Norene at no later than February 1, 2018.

Natural Reserve System Special Seminar with Dr. Sarah Oktay

01.18.18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Natural Reserve System is excited to be hosting a visit from Dr. Sarah Oktay, Director of Institutional Advancement at the Rocky Mountain Biological Lab. The Muir Institute will be holding a seminar and discussion with Dr. Oktay on building programs, engaging policymakers, and cultivating networks for fundraising. The seminar will be held on Thursday, […]

California Water Policy Seminar Series: Environmental Flows

01.17.18 @ 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm

The Center for Watershed Sciences is hosting a weekly series of public speakers on the science and policy for environmental flows in California, beginning on January 17. This course examines the history, problems, and prospects of environmental flows throughout the state. Early seminars will focus on the science behind environmental flow management, while later seminars […]

Webinar: Impacts of New Mobility Services on the Use of Other Travel Modes in California

01.17.18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis (ITS-Davis) is the leading university center in the world on sustainable transportation. Event Overview: Emerging transportation services, such as carshare and ride-hailing services (e.g., Uber, Lyft), are quickly changing how people travel. This webinar will highlight new research from Dr. Giovanni Circella exploring the factors affecting the […]

SPEAK Workshop Series: Turn Your Science into a Video

01.19.18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On January 19th and 26th, 2018, Scientists for Public Engagement and Knowledge (SPEAK) will host a two-part workshop to learn how visual storytelling to enhance your scientific research. The series will also include tutorials on how to use Adobe Premiere Pro to edit and produce videos. For more information, please refer to the SPEAK website.