Aggie Square

Why Aggie Square? And Why Me?

March 13, 2020
By John Marx / Originally published at UCDavis.edu

John Marx, professor and chair of the Department of English, is a member of the Aggie Square team, advising on academic planning, as a faculty advisor to the provost.

The Alice Waters Institute for Edible Education

Now, one of California’s most visionary champions of food justice is joining forces with one of its most powerful drivers of impactful research and education to advance a transformative vision for the well-being of our communities, our food systems and our planet.

UC Davis Selects Development Partner for Aggie Square

December 18, 2019
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.

Aggie Square Has a New Academic "Curator"

December 18, 2019
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.

“Quarter at Aggie Square” Program Set to Begin at Sacramento Campus

November 20, 2019
UC Davis has released new information about the progress of Aggie Square in Sacramento — including details about a new program set to begin next fall called “Quarter at Aggie Square.” Students pursuing this option will have the opportunity to earn one quarter’s worth of units on the Sacramento campus.

Board Post and Award for Chancellor

November 12, 2019
The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities, or APLU, board of directors elected Chancellor Gary S. May to its executive committee last weekend, four days after another national association honored May and Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg for their work on Aggie Square.

Aggie Square Launch Headquarters Opens

October 30, 2019
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.

Four 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.