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The Gerontological Society of America - the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging - has chosen Heather M. Young, PhD, RN, FAAN, of the University of California, Davis, as the 2014 recipient of the Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award.
Early life experiences, such as childhood socioeconomic status and literacy, may have greater influence on the risk of cognitive impairment late in life than such demographic characteristics as race and ethnicity, a large study by researchers with the UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center and the University of Victoria, Canada, has found.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the nomination of Jonathan K. Renner for associate justice of the Third District Court of Appeal.
The agreement, signed Wednesday in China by U.S and Chinese officials, brings together UC Davis and China's Northwest Agricultural and Forestry University, which is funded by the Chinese government.
A UC Davis white paper maps out "Three Routes Forward for Biofuels," balancing investment risk with carbon benefits.
Steven Currall is not really the traditional US business school dean. A psychologist by training, he taught overseas for several years - in London Business School and UCL in London - as well as studying at the London School of Economics.
This policy has allowed an explosion of fake small farms that have no commercial intention.
Contrary to previous assumptions, researchers find that preschoolers are able to gauge the strength of their memories and make decisions based on their self-assessments.
Kate Smith, a resident at The Meadows assisted-living apartments in Elk Grove, meets Humiko, a Shiba Inu and Lend-A-Heart volunteer while accompanied by her owner Jody Bryan, right, on Monday evening, July 14, 2014.
Receiver Ty Montgomery, Stanford's top returning playmaker, is questionable for the season opener against UC Davis and could miss the Week 2 showdown against USC as he recovers from an arm injury, Cardinal coach David Shaw said Thursday.
Faced with one of the state's worst droughts on record, some Californians have taken extreme measures to force their neighbors to use less water: publicly shaming them on social media, using the hashtag #DroughtShaming .
This 2014 photo provided by Ann Savageau shows homeowner Savageau in her sustainable drought-tolerant garden in front of her house in Davis.
The city of Davis, in the midst of seeking a new city manager, is now offering more money for the position, after a professional recruiter suggested the city wasn't paying competitively for a city of its size.
California's economy is expected to lose $2.2 billion as a result of this year's drought and conditions will likely get worse, according to a report released last week.
He has been with the department since 2005, giving him nine years of service. His first firefighting experience was at UC Davis for a restoration ecology class where he helped conduct prescribed burns to restore native grasslands.
Santa Rosa-based REACH Air Medical Services has announced plans to operate a base at Mather Airport in Rancho Cordova in October.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 12:30 am
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