July 20, 1990 |
A national center to research global environmental and climate changes will be established at UC Davis, University of California officials announced Thursday. To be funded with an initial $6-million grant from the U.S Department of Energy, the project is expected to help better understand the causes and consequences of the greenhouse effect and find ways to avoid catastrophic climate changes. The greenhouse effect is caused by carbon dioxide and other gases that accumulate in the atmosphere.
December 2, 1990
Stephen Smith's 21 points and Matt Cordova's 19 led UC Davis to a 78-66 victory over Chapman College in a nonconference basketball game Saturday at Davis. The score was tied, 36-36, at halftime, but Davis (4-1) pulled away with its strong defense. Frantz Reyes scored 21 points, Beau Pack 17 and Roger Middleton 12 to lead Chapman (3-2) "We didn't execute the techniques needed to win," Chapman Coach Bob Boyd said. "I thought that was the difference in the game."
April 7, 1989
Cameron Smyth of Hart High, a second-team Times All-Valley wide receiver, has made an oral commitment to attend UC Davis in the fall. Smyth (6-foot-2, 180 pounds) had 46 catches last season to finish sixth among Valley receivers. Smyth scored six touchdowns and totaled 818 yards in receptions, despite being overshadowed by teammate Brian Allen, the leading receiver in the Valley with 62 catches. Allen has committed to UCLA. Smyth also will play volleyball at Davis.
November 27, 1989 |
Officials at UC Davis admitted that they purchased a greyhound for medical experiments from a trainer who did not inform the dog's owners that it would be used in a laboratory. Because of this, university officials have offered to return 23 greyhounds if the owners can be identified and if those owners object to their animals being used in testing. Kathleen Jenkins, the lawyer representing UC Davis, made the announcement during a hearing in Yolo County Superior Court in Woodland.
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May 18, 1989
UC Davis swept in doubles to defeat Chapman College, 5-3, to finish third in the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. Division II team tennis championships Wednesday at the Four Seasons Resort in Lake of the Ozarks, Mo. Tom Burwell and Duncan Love defeated Olivier Amerlinck and Darren Kapik, 6-2, 6-1. Scott Tredennick and Bill DeLambert defeated Laurent Dopsy and Michael Zuercher, 6-4, 6-3. Burwell also defeated Amerlinck in singles, 6-2,...
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October 16, 2002 |
James H. Meyer, 80, who served as chancellor of UC Davis for 18 years and oversaw the campus' major growth, died of Alzheimer's disease Saturday at the University Retirement Community in Davis. Meyer, former chairman of the department of animal science and dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, served as chancellor from 1969 until his retirement in 1987. Born in Fenn, Idaho, Meyer grew up on an Idaho livestock and grain-producing ranch.
April 21, 1997 |
Thirty-two people, including three juveniles, were arrested Sunday during an animal rights protest at UC Davis. Protesters began their demonstration in front of the school's veterinary diagnostic laboratory, then marched to the California Regional Primate Research Center on campus, where the arrests occurred as most tried to cross a campus police picket line, a campus spokesman said.
December 7, 1985
The Cal State Northridge women's basketball team advanced to the finals of the Sacramento Tournament on Friday with an 82-74 victory over UC Davis. Freshman guard Vicky Mallett came off the bench to lead the Lady Matadors in scoring with 15 points. "Vicky really sparked us," CSUN assistant coach Paula Moran said. CSUN (4-0) had four players score in double figures and shot 55% from the field. Regan O'Hara had 13 points, Denise Sitton had 11 and Renee Loch added 10.
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December 6, 2003 |
Fredric W. Hill, 85, a retired UC Davis professor who founded the university's nutrition department, was found dead Nov. 29 after having been missing for six days. Hill, who had dementia, was found outside his car, which had run into a ditch several miles southeast of Davis in a remote area of Yolo County, according to a UC Davis official, who said the coroner had not yet determined the cause of death.
August 17, 1991 |
A veterinary professor who was removed from a course after protesting a requirement that students kill dogs for laboratory work will get $75,000 in an agreement with UC Davis. The university also agreed to take no punitive action against Dr. Nedim Buyukmihci and to reconsider a $4,000-a-year merit raise that had been vetoed. The course Buyukmihci once taught was changed earlier this year to offer the option he had sought, he said.