Dateline Content Dateline Content for UC Davis en CHANCELL-ING: A Tribute to What We Can Accomplish … Together <p class="p3">LeShelle and I often say we are grateful to live in Davis. The last two years have only strengthened our pride in our community. After all, UC Davis is a world-class research institution with a healthcare system that serves the broader region, and we saw the power of that in action for the public good.<span> </span></p> July 01, 2022 - 10:16am Cody T Kitaura Next Book Project Focuses on Public Safety <p><span><span><span><span>The UC Davis community will come together over the course of the next academic year to examine public safety and policing through the 2022-23 Campus Community Book Project: <em>Defund Fear: Safety Without Policing, Prisons, and Punishment</em> by Zach Norris.</span></span></span></span></p> June 28, 2022 - 10:40am Cody T Kitaura UC Davis COVID-19 Testing Moving to New Location <p><span><span>The campus’s COVID-19 testing center is moving, but it isn’t going far.</span></span></p> <p><span><span>After conducting more than a million tests there, the testing operation will leave the Activities and Recreation Center next week and move across the street to the <a href="">Human Resources Administration Building</a>, on the <a href="">newly renamed Blue Ridge Road</a>. </span></span></p> June 28, 2022 - 10:11am Cody T Kitaura Pete Scully Sketches His Surroundings <p><span><span>The next guest on Chancellor Gary S. May’s talk show can often be spotted around campus, having “conversations” with the scenery.</span></span></p> June 28, 2022 - 9:30am Cody T Kitaura THE DOWNLOAD: Calm Meadow, Feeding the Less Fortunate <p>Swaying grasses. Grazing sheep. The sights and sounds of this campus meadow bring a sense of calmness to Cooperative Extension Specialist Leslie Roche. As director of UC Rangelands, she’s assessing real-world practices for grassland restoration and management. The open space serves as an important landscape for the plants and animals she works to protect. See above for episode three of Thought/Space, a College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences video series about the special places that faculty, staff and students have found at UC Davis.</p> June 28, 2022 - 9:23am Cody T Kitaura Police to Offer Self-Defense Classes <p><span><span><span>The UC Davis Police Department is sponsoring self-defense classes beginning this summer. Taking two full days on consecutive Saturdays, the class is intended to build physical skills, muscle memory and self-confidence. The classes are geared towards women but registration will be open to all students, faculty and staff. Group sizes will be small, about 10 students to three instructors. No previous experience in martial arts is required. </span></span></span></p> June 28, 2022 - 6:00am Cody T Kitaura Aggie Merchandise Launches on Amazon <p><span><span>UC Davis last week launched a <a href="">branded storefront on Amazon</a>, allowing shoppers all around the country easy and quick access to products to show off their Aggie Pride.</span></span></p> <p><span><span>The digital storefront features a wide variety of shirts, sweaters and other items for infants, kids and adults, with more items on the way later this summer. Current offerings include clothing branded with various UC Davis logos, athletic teams, alumni and parent marks and more.</span></span></p> June 27, 2022 - 2:00pm Cody T Kitaura Chancellor May’s Statement on Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade I write today to not only share President Drake’s statement on today’s Supreme Court decision overturning 50 years of women having the right to make informed decisions about their health care, but also to let our community know that your reproductive options in the state of California will remain the same. On June 3, we sent a message to our students regarding their reproductive health care options. June 24, 2022 - 10:00am Cody T Kitaura COVID-19 Testing No Longer Required <p><span><span>Your routine for coming to campus gets a little simpler today: Regular COVID-19 testing is no longer required, although it is still available on a voluntary basis. And while students are no longer required to complete the <a href="">Daily Symptom Survey</a>, campus employees must still submit one every time they come to a university facility.</span></span></p> June 24, 2022 - 7:00am Cody T Kitaura Police Chief Farrow to Lead NAMI California Board <p><span><span><span>UC Davis Police Chief Joseph Farrow begins a three-year term as president of the board of directors of the California branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI, on July 1. The organization provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all those affected by mental illness can lead quality lives of dignity and respect without fear of discrimination and stigma. </span></span></span></p> June 22, 2022 - 1:24pm Cody T Kitaura