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March 2017

UC ANR goes to Washington

The UC ANR group at the nation's capitol from left, Gabe Youtsey, Lucas Frerichs, Clare Gupta, Dina Moore, Bill Frost,Glenda Humiston, Lorrene Ritchie, Mike Mellano, Cher Watte and Wendy Powers.

“We visited offices of 26 of California's 55-member congressional delegation in two days!” said Lucas Frerichs, government and community relations manager.  On March 6-9, a UC ANR delegation attended the 35th Annual Council on...

Names in the News

Mark Bell

Bell named Vice Provost–Statewide Programs/Strategic Initiatives Mark Bell will join UC ANR on May 1 as Vice Provost–Statewide Programs/Strategic Initiatives position. Bell is director of the UC Davis International Learning Center, a...

UC ANR invites legislators to Ag Day at the Capitol

Secretary of State Alex Padilla, second from left, stopped Lucas Frerichs and Meredith Turner in the Capitol hallway to discuss mandarins.

Ag Day at the Capitol was held in Sacramento on March 22. On Monday, March 20, Lucas Frerichs, Tyler Ash, Pam Kan-Rice and Meredith Turner of UC State Government Relations, visited the offices of all 120 legislators and the governor and lieutenant...

FAQ on possible federal immigration enforcement actions on UC property

UC Office of the President has created a website for frequently asked questions on immigration enforcement actions. Charles F. Robinson, UC general counsel and vice president of Legal Affairs, has issued the FAQ for members of the University of...

Copyright workshop for academics, April 4

How can a law almost as old as our country work in today's high-tech universities? On April 4, UC ANR Office of Contracts and Grants will sponsor a workshop and webinar to provide academic basic information on copyright law and policies related to...

What would you like to learn about climate science and outreach?

4-H members participate in an activity about the water cycle.

The UC ANR Climate Change Program Team is asking UC ANR academics to complete a survey to help assess their needs for professional development related to climate science and outreach. “To better understand climate-science training...

Deadline extended for 2017 UC People Management Conference prerequisite

At the 2017 UC People Management Conference, Aug. 1 and 2, participants will hear from inspiring speakers, learn from peers and industry experts and stay current with people management trends. Conference topics will include Human Resources &...

Apply for IGIS drone bootcamp by April 15

drone demo

The Informatics and Geographic Information Systems (IGIS) Statewide Program will hold a three-day "Dronecamp" to be held July 25-27, 2017, in Davis. This bootcamp style workshop will provide "A to Z" training in using drones for research and resource...

Comments sought on proposed Presidential Policy on Export Controls

UC Office of the President is inviting employees to comment on a proposed new Presidential Policy on Export Controls. The proposed policy seeks to provide a framework for all university locations to develop further local export-control compliance...

Learning and development opportunities

NAEPSDP to hold annual conference in December The National Association of Extension Programs and Staff Development Professionals (NAEPSDP) will hold their annual conference at Green Valley Ranch Resort in Las Vegas on Dec. 4-7, 2017. Consider joining...

UC to begin reverifying the benefits eligibility of some family members in April

If you are enrolled in UC-sponsored health plans and you cover a spouse, domestic partner, grandchild or legal ward under your benefits, Secova, Inc., will contact you in early April as part of the Family Member Eligibility Recertification...

Annual staff performance review launched March 1

The annual performance review season for all ANR staff employees has begun. Performance reviews are an opportunity for staff and supervisors to step back from the day-to-day tasks to review past accomplishments and set clear goals for the future. People...

In memoriam: Carl Schoner

Carl Schoner

Carl Schoner, UCCE farm advisor emeritus in Yolo County, passed away on Feb. 21 at age 89. After serving in the Navy, Schoner graduated from UC Davis with a bachelor's degree in animal husbandry in 1951. Continuing his education during his career,...


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