Most climate scientists will be quick to say that 2019 was the year that Greta Thunberg truly became a force to be reckoned with. The 16-year-old Swedish activist has become the face of that newly energized climate movement and was recently named Time magazine’s Person of the Year.
Oanh Meyer is no stranger to Alzheimer’s disease. Her everyday life revolves around caring for those who suffer from the ailment. Meyer’s office is at the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center in Sacramento. But her care goes beyond the clinic.
After an extensive selection process, the University of California, Davis, has selected the team of Wexford Science & Technology and GMH Capital Partners from a list of four finalists to design, finance, construct, own and manage the first phase of Aggie Square.
UC Davis Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Ralph Hexter announced John Marx, professor and chair of the department of English and 2018-2019 ACE Fellow, will serve as Faculty Adviser to the Provost — Academic Planning, Aggie Square.
Children’s programs have introduced characters who are on the autism spectrum in order to help educate the current and future generations of children about autism and change the way autism is viewed in society.
A handful of lucky pets rescued from Northern California’s Camp Fire last month are healing with the help of a procedure that — until now — had never been done on cats or dogs. Jamie Peyton, a UC Davis veterinarian, had success last year using the unconventional fish skin technique on rescued from fires — so this year, as injured animals poured into the hospital in Chico, she volunteered to give the method a try on household pets.
The UC Firearm Violence Research Center (UCFC), the nation’s first research center of its kind, recently published three studies that take a closer look at the impact of firearm violence and potential prevention efforts. These studies are part of the first wave of state-funded firearm violence research in more than 20 years.
The Missing Pages, recently published by Stanford University Press, took Watenpaugh to the places the pages had traveled, from their creation in 1256 in present-day Turkey, to Armenia, Syria, Ellis Island, Massachusetts and Los Angeles.
In an attempt to update our understanding of gun ownership, a team of researchers led by Nicole Kravitz-Wirtz, from the University of California, Davis, decided to investigate the prevalence of firearms in California, the types and numbers of weapons people owned, and their reasons for having them.
UC Davis Health is a pioneer and early adopter in precision cancer care, and is now home to growing portfolios in both precision medicine research and education. The university’s Center for Precision Medicine will promote advances across the field, in subjects ranging from combat medicine to everyday nutrition.
UC Davis Facilities Energy & Engineering partnered with the Sustainable Campus, Sustainable Cities Big Idea to host the Global Campus Energy Manager’s Workshop on Oct. 22 – 24. More than 70 participants from around the world attended and shared ideas on energy efficient projects.