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Digest: ✅ Chances to engage and improve

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  • ⚪ Do some digital spring cleaning

  • Follow IET tips to review online accounts, update devices, refresh browsers and more in order to improve system efficiency and security. Get started with 6 easy steps.


Police Chief Emeritus Calvin Handy congratulates Fire Chief Nate Trauernicht at Soaring to New Heights ceremony.

FOA employees shine as diversity champions

Nate Trauernicht, UC Davis fire chief, and Kelli O’Day, assessment program manager for Sustainability, were honored at the Soaring to New Heights awards ceremony for their impact in making the university a more inclusive place. Read more about these and other awardees.


  • 🚧  Be aware of parking structure change

  • Levels 5 and 6 of the Pavilion parking structure have been closed to public vehicles and pedestrians to address safety concerns. Read more and find alternate parking in nearby lots.
  • 🍨  Meet and eat with campus safety teams

  • Enjoy ice cream while getting to know campus safety professionals from the Police and Fire Department teams who are taking an inclusive approach to advancing the well-being and safety of our campus community. RSVP for the May 30 event.
  • 💬  Help inform action on basic needs

  • Davis campus employees who are experiencing difficulty affording food or housing are invited to join a focus group and take a survey that will help optimize resource allocation and shape programs. Learn more and participate, now until June 5.
  • 🎓  Sign up as commencement ambassador

  • Help bring commencement ceremonies to life by volunteering as a greeter, ticket scanner or other role and receive a $75 Visa gift card, a T-shirt and lunch in return. Learn more and sign up for shifts on June 14, 15 or 16.
  • 🧘  Practice mindfulness

  • Attend weekly guided mindfulness and kindness meditations held now through June. RSVP and find mindfulness resources.
  • ✉️  Tool available to weigh in on state budget

  • The UC Advocacy Network is a platform where UC employees, students and friends can send messages to state lawmakers, including opinions about the revised state budget proposal that includes $137 million in cuts to the University of California. Find out how to send your own message.
  • 🍽️  Take a new approach to eating

  • Join a virtual, 12-week support group to learn about intuitive eating, listening to your body, and forming a healthy relationship with food. Fill out an interest form to join.


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