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Professor Richard Scalettar Wins Nash Prize

May 15, 2018
Richard Scalettar, distinguished professor of physics, is this year’s recipient of the Charles P. Nash Prize, recognizing faculty members who have taken on Nash’s mantle of promoting shared governance, and advocating for faculty interests and welfare.
Faculty and Grads a Big Part of Upcoming Jewish Museum Lineup Jeffrey Day September 25, 2017

September 2017 - UC Davis College of Letters and Science faculty, former faculty and graduates will be a part of several exhibitions at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco during the coming months. 

Wendell Potter: In Memoriam

January 19, 2017
Wendell H. Potter, a physics professor whose passion for teaching led to major reforms in undergraduate science education, died Jan. 8. He was 73.

Concert Celebrates ‘Cycles’ for Composer

October 14, 2016
During any given year, the music of composer and professor Pablo Ortiz can be heard across the globe — from his native Argentina to Switzerland to San Francisco. The UC Davis Department of Music professor’s 60th birthday will be celebrated with a concert of his music at the new Ann E. Pitzer Center recital hall Oct. 21.

Celebrating 50 Years of Eldridge Moores at UC Davis

June 08, 2016
Marking 50 years of contributions to UC Davis, faculty and alumni of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences feted UC Davis geologist Eldridge Moores during a weekend of events on June 3-5, 2016.

In Memoriam: Charles Higgins

June 07, 2016
Charles Graham Higgins Jr., professor emeritus of geology at UC Davis, died at Carmel Valley Manor in Carmel, California, on May 16, 2016. He was 90.