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UC Davis was included on lists of national universities where students graduate with the least debt, and of "Best Value" colleges. (Gregory Urquiaga/UC Davis photo)

We're in the top 10!

UC Davis is placed ninth among the nation’s public universities in rankings released Sept. 9 by U.S. News & World Report, the fifth consecutive year that UC Davis has been ranked in the top 10 public universities.

"UC Davis consistently performs strongly in national rankings because the people here create an extraordinary place of learning. We are proud that our scholarly work at UC Davis brings national recognition to California," said UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi.

UC Davis is ranked at 38 overall in U.S. News & World Report's 2015 "Best Colleges" rankings, up one place from last year.


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Study solves the mystery of bluetongue livestock disease

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The bluetongue virus, which causes a serious disease that costs the cattle and sheep industries in the United States an estimated $125 million annually, manages to survive the winter by reproducing in the insect that transmits it, report veterinary scientists at the University of California,…

Evolutionary biology key to tackling diverse global problems, study finds

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Evolutionary biology techniques can and must be used to help solve global challenges in agriculture, medicine and environmental sciences, advises a nine-member global team led by an evolutionary ecologist from University of California, Davis. Findings from the study will appear Sept. 11 in…

University lights the way for hospital energy savings

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As ambulances at a Vacaville hospital speed off to their next patient, an ultrasmart, energy-efficient system is lighting the way. Installed in partnership with the University of California, Davis, the lighting system now illuminates the emergency vehicle routes, parking lots and outdoor walkways…

UC Davis experts on the Middle East

The following University of California, Davis, experts are available to discuss current issues in the Middle East as we commemorate the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States. Muslim fundamentalism and ISIS Karima Bennoune, a professor of international law, is an expert on…

China and UC Davis partner to put Zero Emission Vehicles on a faster track

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In a landmark international collaboration on clean vehicle adoption, the University of California, Davis, and the China Automotive Technology and Research Center will work together to help speed the commercialization of plug-in and fuel cell electric cars in China and the U.S. under an agreement…