UC ANR leaders welcome and encourage your review and comment on the five candidates invited to interview for the UC ANR Vice Provost position. You can review the public presentation portion of the interview process at the links below.
The vice provost candidates gave their presentations on April 30 and May 1. Audio volume can be adjusted at the bottom right corner of Adobe Connect with the slider next to the speaker icon.
http://uc-d.adobeconnect.com/Candidate_01 Candidate #1 – Chris Greer
Nomination applications are being accepted for the ANR Staff Appreciation and Recognition (STAR) Program through May 16.
The purpose of the STAR program is to recognize and reward outstanding staff individual and/or team performance within the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Under the STAR plan, managers are able to recognize, acknowledge and reward employees for exceptional performance and/or significant contributions related to and supportive of individual, departmental, divisional, and/or organizational goals and objectives. Managers may acknowledge and reward individuals and teams demonstrating:
- Exceptional performance: Demonstrated and sustained exceptional performance...
We need your help! With one week to go before our May 8 Day of Science and Service, we need your help to encourage people throughout California to participate. One easy way to do this is to join our Thunderclap campaign: https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/10528-beascientist
Once we get 100 sign-ups, it will activate a social media blast on May 8 to our Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr accounts. If you sign up, the following message will be sent on May 8 to your friends and followers:
"On May 8, 2014, join the University of California in a one-day science project and record your observations.
Five candidates are being considered to fill ANR's new vice provost position, which will oversee UC Cooperative Extension in the counties. ANR members are invited to watch the five candidates present their answers to the question, “What is your vision for the next 20 years for UC Cooperative Extension?” The candidates will also describe how they would provide leadership and advocacy for a unified ANR program with a strong statewide, campus and local presence.
You may attend the seminars in person at the ANR Building in Davis or online via AdobeConnect at http://uc-d.adobeconnect.com/r7515ht0sch.
The ANR vice provost candidates will deliver their...
A lot has been written of the Heartbleed bug, and server administrators are diligently patching servers. As security experts have had time to explore the bug and its effect, they are concluding the threat is not as bad as first thought. However, changing your password/passphrase is a good idea by any account.
Here is good read on the subject: