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November 2016

UC ANR recruits for final round of UCCE positions approved in 2014

UC ANR is in its sixth and final round of hiring for Cooperative Extension advisor and specialist positions released in December 2014. The 43 positions were released for recruitment in phases over time to enable Human Resources to accomplish the search...

UCANR raises funds and visibility on #GivingTuesday

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On Nov. 29, ANR is participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving fueled by the power of our social network. Celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season.  “We hope you will take...

Names in the News

Tara Batista

Batista joins ANR as 4-H advisor Tara Batista joined UCCE as an area 4-H youth development advisor for Kings, Fresno and Tulare counties on Oct. 3. Prior to joining UCCE, Batista was a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Management,...

In memoriam: Oscar Bacon

Oscar Bacon. Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey.

Oscar Gray Bacon, UC Davis professor emeritus in the Department of Entomology and Nematology, died Nov. 16 at his home in Davis. He was 97. Bacon, who served UC for 41 years and chaired the UC Davis Department of Entomology from 1967 to 1974,...

In memoriam: Bill Coates

Bill Coates

After a long battle with cancer, Bill Coates, UC Cooperative Extension advisor emeritus, passed away at home surrounded by family on Nov. 6, 2016. He was 66. William “Bill” Coates was born June 21, 1950, in Bakersfield. He grew up learning...

Wood tours Hopland REC

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Assemblymember Jim Wood, second from left, visited Kim Rodrigues and Greg Giusti at Hopland Research and Extension Center on Oct. 26 to learn about the research and outreach being conducted at the 5,300-acre site. Wood's district...

Facilitation training to be held March 28-30 in Davis

ANR Learning and Development will offer an Essential Facilitation® workshop March 28 to March 30, 2017. The training will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at the UC ANR Building at 2801 Second Street in Davis. UC ANR employees who organize or...

Nominations for UC ag sustainability leadership award due Jan. 16

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The Agricultural Sustainability Institute at UC Davis is accepting nominations for the annual Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award. Nominations are welcome for UC Cooperative Extension advisors and...

Despite passage of Prop. 64, you still can’t use marijuana on UC property

Recreational marijuana is now legal in California, but it's still prohibited at the University of California. UC prohibits the use, possession and sale of marijuana — in any form — on all university property, including university-owned and...

Employee comments sought on proposed revisions to nondiscrimination policy

The University of California invites comments on proposed revised presidential policy on nondiscrimination and affirmative action regarding Academic and Staff Employment and Proposed Revised Academic Personnel Policy Section 015, The Faculty Code of...


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