Category: University of California, Davis

Media Advisory: UC Davis LIVE on Wildfires and Health

* Oct. 22, 11 a.m. — Since 2017, California has seen a worsening series of fire seasons — with 2020 setting a record of more than 4 million acres burned….

Plant Pathologist Pamela Ronald Named GCHERA World Agriculture Prize Laureate

Pamela Ronald, distinguished professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of California, Davis, and with the UC Davis Genome Center, has been named the 2020 World Agriculture…

Wildfires Destroy Important Butterfly Habitats

Art Shapiro, distinguished professor of evolution and ecology, has been studying the butterfly populations of Central California since 1972 and wrote this piece on recent wildfires’ effect on butterflies and…

Plant Biologist Awarded Packard Fellowship

Patrick Shih, a biologist who studies the evolution of enzymes that play a central role in taking carbon out of the atmosphere, has been awarded a 2020 Packard Fellowship in…

IN BRIEF: 300-Plus Laptops Are on Loan

INDEX UC Davis has loaned more than 300 laptop computers to students for remote instruction and  has more loaners available. Staff from several departments came together in March — when…

The Electrification of ASUCD Unitrans

ASUCD Unitrans recently received a federal grant to buy five more battery electric buses, which means the campus-city transit system now has funding for 11 of the buses — three…

Unfold Podcast, Episode 4, E-commerce and Climate Change

Media contact(s) Amy Quinton, News and Media Relations, 530-752-9843, cell 530-601-8077, amquinton@ucdavis.edu Kat Kerlin, News and Media Relations, 530-752-7704, 530-750-9195, kekerlin@ucdavis.edu

Unfold Podcast, Episode 4, E-commerce and Climate Change

Media contact(s) Amy Quinton, News and Media Relations, 530-752-9843, cell 530-601-8077, amquinton@ucdavis.edu Kat Kerlin, News and Media Relations, 530-752-7704, 530-750-9195, kekerlin@ucdavis.edu

The Distance Local Energy Goes to Bring Power to the People

When you go to the grocery store, you can look at an apple and know if it was grown in Chile, Washington or somewhere closer to you by a quick…

Historians to Digitize Endangered Peruvian Archive

For years, the historical papers of a Peruvian peasants’ rights group sat heaped in piles on the floor of a house in downtown Lima — threatened by pests, political foes,…