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MacArthur Chairs

They rotate among the UC campuses, and UC Davis is getting two — one of which goes to history professor Chuck Walker


Niels Grønbech-Jensen leads statewide program


Ron Mangun named Radboud Excellence Initiative professor

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Rope-chewing technique an easy way to screen monkeys for disease

Monkey sucking on a swab rope

A noninvasive technique involving strawberry jam and a piece of rope is helping surveillance for diseases that might jump from monkeys to humans according to a study from the University of California, Davis. The UC Davis One Health Institute’s PREDICT Project has been performing global disease…

‘Cool’ conservation: UC Davis saves 61 million gallons of water a year

Photo shot from above showing three men in a room with a hose connection

The University of California, Davis, will reap savings of 61 million gallons of potable water annually thanks to the implementation this month of a new process in the Davis campus’s cooling system. The saved water amounts to about 9 percent of the campus’s total potable water use for a year.…

Baboon study reveals surprises, breaks ground in tracking behavior

A new study shows that baboon decision making is more democratic than expected