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The Big Question: How Can We Stop Mass Shootings?

November 15, 2019
News of mass shootings and participating in active shooter trainings in schools, workplaces and public venues have become part of everyday American life. But, rather than getting used to mass shootings, what can we do to stop them?

Latitudes of Learning for the Global Good

November 13, 2019
We speak with the Global Education for All champion, Vice Provost Joanna Regulska, about how this Big Idea aims to offer all students international experience to help them live, lead and thrive in an interconnected world.

Tech for Sustainable Food Production

October 09, 2019
Biological and Agricultural Engineering Professor David Slaughter is the champion of the Smart Farm Big Idea. He believes the next era of agriculture begins with the expertise here at UC Davis. We spoke with him about what Smart Farm is and how it has the potential to change the way we grow food worldwide.

BOOK PROJECT: Gun Violence and Its Victims

September 24, 2019
Garen Wintemute, champion for the Center for Violence Prevention Research Big Idea, will speak at "Firearm Violence: The Science of What Clinicians Can Do" on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 1222 Education Building, Sacramento Campus.

Green Dream Team: Faculty, Staff and Students Model Sustainability Worldwide

September 17, 2019
Kurt Kornbluth, Ph.D. ’08, an assistant adjunct professor in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering and the champion of the Sustainable Campus, Sustainable Cities Big Idea, has been traveling the world with staff and students to strengthen UC Davis’ partnerships with international institutions. 

4 Developers Invited to Submit Aggie Square Proposals

September 16, 2019
The University of California, Davis, has issued a request for proposals, or RFP, to a group of real estate developers interested in financing, designing, building, owning and managing the first phase of Aggie Square, a new innovation hub for the university’s Sacramento campus.

A Big Impact: Heart Health at Home

September 13, 2019
For Hugo Campus Jr., a UC Davis research-study partner, keeping his dad healthy, safe and at home are top priorities – as is managing his own inherited hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and diastolic dysfunction.

Studying the Past to Create a Better Future

September 06, 2019
UC Davis professor and a champion of the Global Human Rights Big Idea, Michael Lazzara, speaks to his pillar of this Big Idea: working to understand the past in order to prevent future genocides and mass atrocities.