May 12, 2021, 9:56 AM
Please join us in congratulating our very own Dr. Rebecca Lybrand on receiving the SSSA Pedology Division Award for her contributions to the field of Pedology.
May 3, 2021, 4:17 PM
Throughout the history of the West, human actions have often rushed the desert — and their actions backfired. In the 1920s, the Colorado River Compact notoriously overallocated water still used today…
Jan 27, 2021, 5:28 AM
Dani Gelardi and Geoffrey Koch both graduate students in the Soils and Biogeochemistry Graduate Group have been selected as recipients of the 2021 American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society…
High school student mentored by LAWR faculty member named one of the top 300 scholars in the 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search (STS) competition
Jan 8, 2021, 11:19 AM
Society for Science (the Society) yesterday announced the top 300 scholars in the Regeneron Science Talent Search (STS) 2021, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for…
Dec 18, 2020, 2:24 PM
While the pressures of climate change bring a sense of urgency to renewable energy development, a new study serves as a roadmap toward uniting the goals of a low-carbon future with that of ecological…
Nov 19, 2020, 1:12 PM
Driven by climate change and population growth, wildfires are becoming more frequent and severe worldwide, particularly in California, a region with exceptionally high wildfire incidence.
Nov 2, 2020, 10:23 AM
When you go to the grocery store, you can look at an apple and know if it was grown in Chile, Washington or somewhere closer to you by a quick glance at its sticker. But consumers have largely been in…
Oct 14, 2020, 5:37 AM
Please join us in congratulating our latest award recipients Rebecca R. Hernandez and Kyaw Tha Paw U.
Sep 17, 2020, 2:30 PM
High-severity wildfires in northern coastal California have been increasing by about 10 percent per decade since 1984, according to a study from the University of California, Davis, that associates…
Jul 20, 2020, 10:50 AM
Native Desert Plants Important to Indigenous Cultures Especially Vulnerable
Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension
Jul 8, 2020, 8:59 AM
Please join us in congratulating Daniele for his distinguished service award in the Outstanding Team – AB 589 Water Measurement Training Team. This is an outstanding recognition given by the…
Jul 8, 2020, 8:18 AM
The 2020 Excellence in Education Award recipient is Isaya Kisekka, PhD, of the University of California, Davis.
Jun 30, 2020, 4:41 PM
Dr. Daniele Zaccaria has been selected to receive the UC Cooperative Extension 2019/2020 Outstanding Team Distinguished Service Award (DSA) for your participation in the AB589 Water Measurement…
Jun 3, 2020, 8:33 AM
It is with sadness we experience again the killing of a Black person and the systemic racism present in our society. We must do better. We must create a world of equal justice for all.
May 11, 2020, 1:39 PM
Conventional knowledge has it that warm air rises while cold air sinks. But a study from the University of California, Davis, found that in the tropical atmosphere, cold air rises due to an overlooked…
Apr 15, 2020, 1:43 PM
The Office of Naval Research recently announced their 2020 class of Young Investigator Program (or “YIP”) recipients. This list included LAWR’s Adele Igel, an assistant professor and cloud…
Apr 1, 2020, 3:59 PM
The LAWR Awards Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 LAWR Award Program
Mar 16, 2020, 9:08 AM
Professor Kyaw Tha Paw U carries a cheat sheet of sorts to class, with thumbnail photos and names of his students. Across a sea of faces, this personal class roster helps him learn each of their…
Feb 25, 2020, 12:18 PM
The Atmospheric Science Graduate Group presented the “Walter and Margaret Milton Graduate Atmospheric Science Award” to Shiheng Duan, a PhD student of Professor Paul Ullrich.
Feb 19, 2020, 3:45 PM
Air pollution can cross state lines, and with deadly consequences, study says Air pollution is known to have negative -- even deadly -- effects on our health, and studies have shown that breathing…