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Digest: ☀️ Ways we come together

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  • Help prepare for memorial event

  • Mark your calendar for the first UC Davis Remembrance Ceremony on May 21, honoring the lives and contributions of students, staff and academics who we lost during the previous year. Learn more about this event.
  • Consider joining a mentorship group

  • Participate in group events, make connections, and pursue professional development as a mentee or mentor in a group mentoring program spanning UC Davis and UC Davis Health. Apply by May 17 to participate.


Arboretum and Public Garden staff members hand out plants at TGFS

Blown away by TGFS

FOA staff members braved the wind at this week's Thank Goodness For Staff celebration, hosting tables, mingling and even getting dunked. Swipe through photos.

A group of people play after dark on a lit field on the UC Davis campus

See what’s coming to Russell Field

A lighting update this summer on Russell Field will provide Campus Recreation athletes more time and space to play, offering well-being benefits to UC Davis community members and negligible impact to neighbors. Find out more about the project.


  • 🌻  Enjoy the benefits of nature

  • Tour landscapes on the Davis and Sacramento campuses, do yoga in the Arboretum, and make crafts with sheep as part of the spring lineup of Nature Rx events. See the lineup and register in advance.
  • 🌿  Shop discounted plants

  • Get 20% off climate-ready plants at the last Arboretum and Public Garden plant sale of the spring. Explore Saturday's sale.
  • 🤝  Learn to cultivate inclusion

  • Understand more about affirming gender identity and how race and gender intersect  with a panel of speakers from the Lived Name and Gender Marker Taskforce. Register for the May 14 Race Matters event.
  • 👮  Meet about police accountability

  • The quarterly UC Davis Police Accountability Board public meeting will include an update on the board’s work, information on filing complaints and an opportunity to provide comments and feedback. Make plans to attend on May 15.
  • 🚴  Bike!

  • Celebrate Bike to Wherever day, by riding to work, to lunch, with family or just for fun and with a new Spin coupon code if you'd like. Hop on any bike to participate on May 16.


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