The 2013 ANR Competitive Grants – Request for Proposals (RFP) will be released on Monday, June 17, 2013. A full announcement, including Web links to the full RFP, will be in ANR Update, on the UC ANR Portal and distributed via the ANR Notification system and other means.
The RFP will seek proposals for projects of 1 to 5 years including small, medium and large projects up to $500,000. Some changes to the RFP are the result of the PACE (Partnership to Advance Cooperative Extension) effort.
Further details will be in Monday’s announcement. Letters of Intent (LOI) will be required and due no later than July 26, 2013. PI’s will be notified of LOI decisions on August 19, 2013, and full proposals...
UC President Mark G. Yudof will answer employee questions at the fifth annual President’s Town Hall, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, in downtown Oakland. The event will be webcast live via UC’s UStream channel.
The event, sponsored by the Office of the President Staff Assembly, gives staff an opportunity to hear and speak directly with President Yudof about the challenges and opportunities facing the university as well as other matters of concern to the UCOP community. With President Yudof stepping down on Aug. 31, this will be his final staff town hall event.
If you are interested in submitting questions in advance, please send an...
- Author: Cynthia Kintigh
Vice President Allen-Diaz announced in March that the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources will be consolidating over 150 employees into one location in East Davis. ANR reached an agreement with John Buckel and Rod Johnson of Capital Partners Development Company and Sam, Gwen and Jeff Harrison of the Davis Indoor Sports Center, LLC, for the purchase and renovation of the building located at 2801 Second Street in Davis. MFDB Architects is the project architect, Harrison Construction Company is the general contractor, and Jim Gray and Nahz Anvary of Cassidy Turley are the brokers. The groundbreaking was held April 2.
VP Barbara Allen-Diaz will give a presentation about ANR at the May 15 regents meeting in Sacramento. “Investing in California” is the second discussion item on the Committee on Educational Policy’s agenda, which begins at 1 p.m. and adjourns at 2:20 p.m.
The regents will be meeting at the Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J Street, and the educational policy session is open to the public. Background material was mailed to the regents in advance of the meeting.
To watch the meeting live, visit
I want to thank everyone who worked so tirelessly to pull the Global Food System Forum and our statewide conference together. And I especially want to thank those of you who attended, in person and virtually, and added your voices to so many conversations.
I hope you all enjoyed yourselves, made some new contacts, put some faces to familiar names, renewed networks and found challenging ideas to take home with you.
We chose some of the world’s most confounding and contentious issues to focus on – from climate change to global hunger to water use.
We heard a diversity of viewpoints, all of them expressed with insight, passion and mutual respect. We’ve shaken up old ideas and hopefully...