In January, an Alaskan dog, Archer, was severely burned when the house where he lived caught on fire. Firefighters arrived on the scene and found Archer covered in flames. When it became clear that Archer would need more help to heal than she could provide, Dr. Oakley reached out to Dr. Jamie Peyton, a burn specialist at The University of California, Davis, for advice.
Local leaders were on hand Wednesday as UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May and Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Aggie Square’s new launch headquarters on Stockton Boulevard in Sacramento. Aggie Square is an innovation hub planned for the university’s Sacramento campus.
The state of California will pay $3.85 million to researchers at the University of California, Davis, to develop the nation’s first program to train health care professionals to help their patients reduce firearm-related injury and death.
More than any other aspect of the climate crisis, it is the over-production of carbon dioxide that has been demonized – and rightly so. But nitrogen, and its abundant use in commercial fertilizer, also leads to air pollution and climate change.
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.
UC Davis released three studies focusing on key issues in preventing gun violence. The studies are among the first from the University of California Firearm Violence Research Center, which began publicly funding the effects of gun violence in 2017.
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.
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.
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.
Garen Wintemute, the director of the Violence Prevention Research Program at University of California, Davis, said that it will take more than universal background checks and extreme risk protection orders to prevent future mass shootings.
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.
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.
According to Dr. Garen Wintemute, champion of the Center for Violence Prevention Research Big Idea, closing the private sales loophole would make it more difficult for criminals to avoid creating a paper trail or for a prohibit a banned person from buying a firearm.
Researchers have found a link between a spike in handgun purchases that took place following the Sandy Hook shooting and the re-election of President Barack Obama, and injuries caused by firearms in California.