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A Re-Emergence of Picnic Day and EE-Emerge
May 19, 2022

In 2022, after a two-year hiatus, UC Davis students, faculty, staff and members of the surrounding community were finally able to come together to partake in the annual open-house celebration of Picnic Day that celebrates all things UC Davis.

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NSLS-II User Profile: Roopali Kukreja, UC Davis
May 19, 2022

To investigate the functional properties of electronic and magnetic materials, Assistant Professor Roopali Kukreja leverages the coherent and highly stable x-ray beams available at the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II)—a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility at DOE’s Brookhaven National Laboratory.

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Civil and Environmental Engineering Welcomes Kari Watkins as Associate Professor
May 17, 2022

Civil and Environmental Engineering at UC Davis is excited to welcome Kari E. Watkins as an Associate Professor. Watkins is a leading expert in transit, whose research contributes to the goal of expanding mobility options by improving transit, walking, bicycling, and other alternatives to driving.


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