the week of Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017, Wednesday Seminar

4:10 PM, 55 Roessler
Tea and cookies at 3:45 in the aviary - (2110 EPS)

“Sexual Selection in a Triassic Marine Reptile”

      – by Ryosuke Motani, University of California, Davis

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Thursday, April 13th, 2017, CIG Webinar

2:00 PM, Adobe Connect

“An overview of PyLith plus a preview of multiphysics and other features coming in PyLith v3.0”

      – by Brad Aagaard, US Geological Survey

I will give an overview of PyLith, including a discussion of the types of applications for which it is designed, the features currently available, and the user workflow for running a simulation. I will also present a preview of the multiphysics implementation and other features coming in PyLith v3.0.

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Friday, April 14th, 2017, Special Event

1:00 PM, Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art

“2017 UC Davis Grad Slam competition”

      – by top ten finalists: Carina Fish and Mike Huh, UC Davis Earth and Planetary Sciences

UC Grad Slam is an annual contest in which master's and Ph.D. students across UC campuses - in disciplines ranging from hard sciences to humanities - compete to sum up their research for a general audience. Students present the significance and fundamental points of their work at UC Davis in a clear, direct and interesting manner.

The finalists will compete against each other at the UC Davis Final Round at the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art on April 14 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. The event is free and open to the public, and is co-sponsored by the Manetti Shrem Museum of Art. Registration is now open at

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