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Historian Alan Taylor Wins Pulitzer Prize for Second Time
By Jeffrey Day - UC Davis distinguished history professor Alan Taylor has won the Pulitzer Prize in history for his book about slaves assisting the British during the War of 1812.
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Teaching Prize Winner is a Gardener Who Sows Wisdom in the Classroom
By Karen Nikos-Rose - In her garden, University of California, Davis, anthropologist Suad Joseph has propagated more than 140 different varieties of fruit trees, assorted grapes, herbs and other vegetables -- many grown from her own seeds and cuttings that she has collected. She shares the bounty, and her well-known cooking, with friends, colleagues and her students.
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Scholars Present at Annual Sociological Association Meeting
By Jeffrey Day - Nearly 60 faculty and students at the University of California, Davis, attended the 109th annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, with about half presenting papers or leading discussions in San Francisco in August, 2014.
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New Legislative Caucus Seeks to End Poverty in California
By Alex Russell - Center for Poverty Research Director Ann Huff Stevens presented on poverty in California at the first meeting of the new legislative caucus on ending poverty in the state.
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Historian Charles Walker Honored in Cusco, Peru
By Alex Russell - Charles Walker was celebrated as an Honorary Professor by the National University of San Antonio Abad, where he has led regular courses and seminars on historiography for the past 25 years. The ceremony took place on August 6, 2014 in Cusco, Peru.
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Memory Researcher Wins Pentagon Grant
By Andy Fell - Charan Ranganath of the UC Davis Center for Neuroscience was selected as a National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellow by the U.S. Department of Defense in July. The five-year, $2.6 million fellowship will support new work on learning and memory in Ranganath’s Dynamic Memory Laboratory at UC Davis.
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Psychologist's Research Supports Gay Marriage Decision
By Andy Fell - When a panel of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana this week, the justices cited work by UC Davis professor of psychology Gregory Herek.
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Interdisciplinary Institute for Social Sciences to Tap New Potential of Researchers at UC Davis
The Institute for Social Sciences at UC Davis will promote interdisciplinary research in the social sciences to address challenges within in our rapidly changing society.
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Anthropology Professor Raises $5,000 to Help Save Lions in Tanzania
Monique Borgerhoff Mulder wrapped up a successful fundraising campaign in October to monitor their efforts to stop lion killing in Tanzania, and to determine where and how to expand her her project.
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Inaugural Noon Lecture Features an Analysis on the Mid-term Elections
The Institute for Social Sciences (ISS) hosted its inaugural Noon Lecture in November with a joint talk by two UC Davis professors of political science presenting an analysis of the 2014 mid-term elections.
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