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Memory Researcher Wins Pentagon Grant

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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Historian Charles Walker Honored in Cusco, Peru

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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New Legislative Caucus Seeks to End Poverty in California

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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Scholars Present at Annual Sociological Association Meeting

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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Teaching Prize Winner is a Gardener Who Sows Wisdom in the Classroom

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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Historian Alan Taylor Wins Pulitzer Prize for Second Time

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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