ANR academics are invited to apply for Strategic Initiative leader positions, which play key roles in unifying, communicating and advocating to strengthen UC ANR's research and outreach agenda. Given the ongoing evolving role of the UC ANR Strategic Initiatives (SI), the SI leaders agreed that it would again be beneficial to conduct an open search - from across the breadth of expertise of the division - for the next rotation of SI leaders.
Open positions. Two SI leader positions are scheduled to rotate off at the end of 2018. This change offers opportunities for others to take the lead...
The 2015 UC ANR Joint Strategic Initiative Conference will be held October 5-7 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, 1230 J Street, in Sacramento.
Who should attend: Academics affiliated with ANR – UCCE Advisors, UCCE Specialists, AES Faculty, Program Directors and Academic Coordinators.
Submit a poster abstract to participate in a poster session. To be given priority consideration, please submit poster abstracts by June 1. For details, see
Registration is now open for the Sept. 18-19 program team meetings being held at the Activities and Recreation Center at UC Davis.
Four program teams will be meeting thus far: Positive Youth Development, Youth Science Literacy, Healthy Behaviors for Preventing Childhood Obesity, and California Communities.
The program will feature the launch of a new Healthy Youth, Healthy Environment speaker series, with a keynote address by Louise Chawla, professor in the Department of Planning and Urban Design at the University of Colorado.
Participants will also hear research updates and plan ongoing program team activities.
For more information or to register, visit the
If you plan to attend UC ANR’s Healthy Families and Communities Strategic Initiative Conference and haven't registered, please do so by tomorrow, Wednesday, May 11. The organizers need a headcount for meals and logistics.
The theme of the conference is “Broadening and Deepening our Policy Relevance,” and it will be held May 17-19 at the ARC at UC Davis. Diana Dooley, Secretary of California Department of Health and Human Services, will be the keynote speaker.
During the registration process, academics may submit a poster title, which will be displayed during the Tuesday night reception.
Three relevant program teams will meet Wednesday night. Workgroups wishing to meet can...
The Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiative Conference has been rescheduled for Oct. 11 – 12 at the ARC at UC Davis. More information about the two-day SFS conference will be posted at http://ucanr.org/sites/SFS as it becomes available.
California Health and Human Services Secretary Diana Dooley will be the keynote speaker for the Healthy Families and Communities Strategic Initiative Conference, scheduled for May 17 - 19 at ARC at UC Davis. More information about the HFC conference will be posted at http://ucanr.org/sites/HFC as it becomes available. The final version of the HFC strategic plan is posted at