University News University News for UC Davis en Fewer Than 10% of Patients Screened for Food Insecurity During Pandemic Only seven percent of primary care providers screened patients for food insecurity during the pandemic. A new UC Davis study finds that screening rates were even lower if the appointment was virtual. March 30, 2023 Amy M Quinton Rainbow Trout Subspecies Newly Named The McCloud River redband trout, or O. mykiss calisulat, is newly identified as its own distinct subspecies of rainbow trout in a study from UC Davis. It was named in consultation with the Winnemem Wintu tribe. March 29, 2023 Katherine E Kerlin TGFS: 2023 Logo Done, 2024 Logo Contest Underway <p>The logo you see here, created by Rosa Li of Finance, Operations and Administration, is for this year’s <a href="">Thank Goodness for Staff</a> celebration, coming in May.</p> March 28, 2023 Dave Jones LAURELS: Chancellor Named Black Engineers’ Lifetime Member of the Year Chancellor Gary S. May joined the NSBE as an undergraduate and has been active in the society ever since. March 28, 2023 Dave Jones Sharing Our Innovations <p>If the United States is going to remain competitive in the global economy, the country needs more innovations from more people, faster — and UC Davis can be a guide in many areas, speakers said yesterday (March 27) during the first day of a “launch summit” hosted on campus by the national Council on Competitiveness.</p> March 28, 2023 Cody T Kitaura How UC Davis Is Growing a Tree Canopy for Tomorrow’s Climate A team of UC Davis students, employees, planners, researchers, landscapers and community volunteers is working to help adapt the campus tree canopy for climate change and sustainability. The campus is a living lab in a process that just might help our region build climate resilience and strong trees. March 28, 2023 Jocelyn C Anderson THE DOWNLOAD: Gratitude the Cat <p>Experts with the School of Veterinary Medicine restored the sight of Gratitude, a 7-month-old kitten who came to the hospital with one eyelid fused shut. Learn more what caused the condition and how it was addressed in the above video.</p> March 28, 2023 Cody T Kitaura ‘School First, Tweet Later’ <p>One of UC Davis’ newest students can add Face to Face With Chancellor May to his growing list of media mentions. </p> March 28, 2023 Cody T Kitaura UC Davis Leads World Rankings With Veterinary Science, Ag UC Davis continues to be recognized for leadership in veterinary science, and agriculture and forestry in the 2023 QS World University Rankings by Subject. March 24, 2023 Julia Ann Easley Sea Otters Killed by Unusual Parasite Strain An unusually severe form of toxoplasmosis killed four sea otters and could pose a threat to other marine wildlife and humans, finds a study from UC Davis and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. March 22, 2023 Katherine E Kerlin UC Davis Media Experts on Bank Failures UC Davis has expertise in bank failures in the fields of economics, business management and law. March 21, 2023 Karen Michele Nikos-Rose Tulare Lab Facility Closed Due to Flooding <p>The California Animal Health and Food Safety (CAHFS) lab in Tulare has been closed since March 16 due to flooding. UC Davis staff have been able to visit the site with the assistance of the Tulare County Office of Emergency Services and local first responders. They are currently assessing damage and planning cleanup efforts. </p> <p>There is currently no estimate on when the lab will reopen. Clients are being advised to submit samples to other CAHFS locations in Davis, Turlock and San Bernardino.  </p> March 21, 2023 Andy Fell LAURELS: Maisha Winn Elected to National Academy of Education   IN THIS COLUMN Maisha Winn, School of Education Harris Lewin, College of Biological Sciences Custodial Services, Facilities Management Amy Oleynik, Student Affairs Joseph Villegas, Student Affairs <p class="MsoNormal">Professor Maisha Winn</p> March 21, 2023 Dave Jones New Endowment Will Support Next Generation of Water Management Leaders <p>Jay Lund, distinguished professor of civil engineering, and his wife, Jean Lund, have given $800,000 to endow graduate student fellowships at the <a href="">Center for Watershed Sciences, or CWS</a>. It is the largest gift in the center’s history and will encourage interdisciplinary water management research in student dissertations. </p> March 21, 2023 Cody T Kitaura Crossing Guards to Help Address Silo Crosswalk Congestion <p>Starting this week, two crossing guards in fluorescent yellow vests will be standing amid the hustle and bustle on the stretch of Hutchison Drive between the Silo and the Teaching and Learning Complex. A crossing guard will be present at the entry and exit to the Silo bus terminal between 8:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., Monday through Friday on days when classes are held, through the end of the academic year. They began Monday.</p> March 21, 2023 Cody T Kitaura THE DOWNLOAD: Women in Ag, Match Day <p>Clarity and Leadership for Environmental Awareness and Research at UC Davis, or the CLEAR Center, is marking Women’s History Month by celebrating some of the women with the center who are pursuing careers in agriculture. Watch the above video to meet a few of them.</p> March 21, 2023 Cody T Kitaura Humans Are Leading Source of Death for California Mountain Lions, Despite Hunting Protections Humans are the leading source of death for California mountain lions, despite hunting protections, finds a study of the state's lions from University of Nebraska, UC Davis and other California researchers. March 20, 2023 Katherine E Kerlin Checking In With Chancellor May: You Belong Here <p class="MsoNormal">To the UC Davis community:</p> <p class="MsoNormal">The limits of free speech are being tested at college campuses across the country. That was the case at UC Davis earlier this week. There were some tense moments, but what struck me the most was how our community came together to talk with and support one another.</p> March 17, 2023 Dave Jones UPDATED: Controversial, Student-Led Event Goes On As Planned <p>Updated March 30: Both subjects who were arrested are not affiliated with UC Davis. The Yolo County district attorney’s office has filed charges on both for threats on a police officer, conspiracy to commit vandalism, vandalism and resisting arrest.</p> March 14, 2023 Cody T Kitaura $4M More for Professor’s Open Education Platform <p class="MsoNormal">A $4 million award from the state-funded <a href="">California Education Learning Lab</a> will help expand LibreTexts, an innovative, open education project founded by Delmar Larsen, chemistry professor in the UC Davis College of Letters and Science. </p> March 14, 2023 Dave Jones