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March 2016

ANR staff encouraged to support and engage with Staff Assembly

Glenda Humiston

Colleagues: Since I joined UC ANR last summer, I have come to recognize the valuable role played by the Division's staff employees. We rely on academics to lead our research and extension programs and administrators to set the course and manage our...

Register for Environmental Hort and Pest Management program team meetings

The Environmental Horticulture Program Team will meet April 18-19 and the Pest Management Program Team will meet June 13-15. Anyone (including ANR and non-ANR personnel) who wishes to participate is welcome to attend the program team meetings. Travel...

Names in the News

Car Mun Kok

Kok named 4-H advisor in Mendocino and Lake counties Car Mun Kok joined UC Cooperative Extension on Jan. 11 as an area 4-H Youth Development advisor in Mendocino and Lake counties. Her research focuses on the influence of family on children and youths'...

Humiston addresses GrowRIVERSIDE conference

UCR Chancellor Kim Wilcox and VP Glenda Humiston.

VP Glenda Humiston delivered the keynote speech on local food systems at the third annual GrowRIVERSIDE conference, a City of Riverside-led initiative to cultivate food and agricultural activities across the city. The event was hosted by UC...

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April sex assault prevention month

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, prompting campaigns on higher education campuses across the nation. “While UC ANR is not a campus with students, we are part of the UC family and want to support our campus students and...

UC Food Observer delivers food and agriculture content

UC Food Observer

Are you looking for value-added news and commentary on the latest agriculture and food topics? Be sure to visit This website is sponsored by the University of California's Global Food Initiative and just celebrated its one-year...

Find a mentor or be a mentor

Janet Napolitano says mentoring propelled her career forward and can do the same for you.

Long ago UC President Janet Napolitano realized the importance of good mentoring as part of a successful career. Even when the message was hard for her to hear, Napolitano's mentor offered her valuable guidance and advice. Read her LinkedIn article to...

Water Pricing for a Dry Future presentations posted

An international group of water experts gathered in Sacramento on Feb. 2 and 3 to share their experiences with the use of market-based incentives to address water scarcity. The presentations and videos from the workshop "Water Pricing for a Dry Future:...

License renewed for Qualtrics online survey software

ANR is renewing the Qualtrics license for another three years. The 2015 pilot year was successful, resulting in more than 60 new accounts or accounts transferred from other university accounts, said Kit Alviz, Program Planning & Evaluation analyst....

UC Board of Regents approves new retirement program for future employees

The University of California Board of Regents today (March 24) approved a new retirement program for future UC employees proposed by President Napolitano, as part of a broader effort to maintain the university's excellence and sustain its long-term...

In memoriam: Kent Brittan

Kent Brittan

Kent Brittan, UC Cooperative Extension advisor emeritus for Yolo, Solano and Sacramento counties, died March 12. Brittan retired in 2012 as a UCCE director in Yolo County after nearly 34 years of working for UC. Brittan's career in crop research began...

In memoriam: Ben Waller

Ben Waller

M.G. "Ben" Waller, UC Cooperative Extension advisor emeritus passed away on March 6. He was 86. Waller was a long time 4-H youth advisor for San Joaquin County. Even as a youth, he was active in 4-H and was named as a California Diamond Star Winner in...

UC Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

Colleagues, On January 29, ANR VP Humiston announced revisions to the UC Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment and a new training requirement for UC employees. The training for non-supervisory employees is now available through the Learning...


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