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December 2018

PAC discusses ANR Advisory Committee recommendations

President Janet Napolitano thanked Don Bransford and everyone who provided information to the UC ANR Advisory Committee. She announced she would be moving forward on the committee's recommendations.

The UC ANR Advisory Committee, appointed by President Janet Napolitano to consider options for UC ANR's structure, governance and funding, submitted its recommendations to her, Don Bransford told the UC President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture...

Names in the News

Daniela Bruno

Bruno named dairy advisor in Fresno and Madera counties Daniela Bruno joined UCCE on Nov. 5, 2018, as the area dairy advisor in Fresno and Madera counties. Bruno completed a Ph.D. in comparative pathology from UC Davis and a DVM from The Federal...

Learning & Development

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  WebANRCommunicating Your Story: LinkedInDate: Thursday January 3, 2019Time: 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Zoom link: [Corrected link 1/3/19]1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 558 8656Webinar ID: 751 701 428 Presenters: Rose...

Learn what you need to know about UCPath at Jan. 29 town hall

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Join VP Glenda Humiston, AVP Tu Tran and the UCPath Project Team for an important town hall Zoom session from 1 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. We encourage all UC ANR academics and staff to save the date and plan to participate. UC Path is the...

You can support the future of the University of California

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University of California staff are an integral part of a system with a high purpose. Every staff member plays a role in supporting the University's mission: Educating the best and brightest from all backgrounds, ethnicities and incomes, conducting...

Communicating Your Story tip sheet series starts

Communicating story webinars

About the ANR Communicating Your Story Tip Sheet Series: This is a series of monthly publications designed to provide communications tips to ANR academics and staff. The Tip Sheets are intended to augment the “Communicating Your ANR Story”...

Apply to develop online educational resources for underserved audiences

All UC ANR and UC ANR-affiliated academics and staff are invited to apply for funding to develop online resources targeting underserved audiences. Extending UC ANR's reach and impact to significant numbers of non-English speaking audiences in California...

California Adaptation Clearinghouse website launched

Topic categories in the Adaptation Clearinghouse

IGIS and the California Naturalist Program are pleased to help celebrate the launch of a new information portal on climate adaptation. The California Adaptation Clearinghouse was officially launched at the California Adaptation...

CalNat accomplishments recognized in five-year review

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The UC California Naturalist program successfully completed its first UC ANR five-year statewide program review. Associate Vice President Powers and I extend a thank you to the ad-hoc committee for their time commitment and thoroughness in examining the...

Duo adds layer of security to online accounts

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As many of you are aware, preparations are underway for UC ANR to implement UCPath in the spring of 2019. UCPath is a systemwide initiative launched by the University of California to modernize its current payroll system. Using new technology, UCPath...

Lindcove REC citrus attracts a crowd

Lindcove REC held its annual citrus sampling.

Lindcove Research and Extension Center hosted its annual citrus variety tasting for growers and other industry members on Dec. 14. The following day, they welcomed members of the public to sample over 100 different citrus...

Nominations open for Experiment Station Diversity and Inclusion Award

The Experiment Station Committee on Organization and Policy (ESCOP) is seeking nominations for the National Experiment Station Section Diversity and Inclusion Award. The award recognizes experiment station research initiatives that support the creation...

Apply for 2019 WEDA Award of Excellence by Feb. 15

The Western Extension Directors Association (WEDA) seeks applications for the 2019 Award of Excellence. This award recognizes Cooperative Extension outreach education programming that has achieved outstanding accomplishments, results, and impacts in...

How might we connect better?

Being able to connect is key to the success we in UC ANR enjoy in developing and providing solutions to help the people of California.  Please provide your input (see #3 under "Where are we?) to see how we might do this even better. A summer...

Intermountain REC calls for proposals

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The Intermountain Research and Extension Center is soliciting proposals from researchers for new and continuing research projects in 2019-20.  IREC is a 140-acre research facility located at 4,000 feet elevation near the Oregon border. The center...

Duo office hours offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Starting Monday, Dec. 17, ANR's help desk team will begin offering virtual “office hours” to answer questions about the multifactor authorization app Duo. The Zoom link to the “Duo Clinic” is Join any...

In memoriam: Joanne Ikeda

Joanne Ikeda

Joanne Ikeda, UC Cooperative Extension nutrition specialist emeritus in the Department of Nutrition and Toxicology at UC Berkeley for 36 years, died on Nov. 27. She was 74. She was highly respected for her research on the food habits of minority...

In memoriam: Hank Sciaroni

Hank Sciaroni

R.H. "Hank" Sciaroni, UC Cooperative Extension advisor emeritus, passed away on Sept. 30, 2018. He was 95. Sciaroni, who served UCCE as a farm advisor and director for close to 40 years, was instrumental in establishing UC Cooperative Extension in San...


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