- Author: Pamela Kan-Rice
On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a military invasion of Ukraine. As a result, the United States and other nations have announced sanctions against Russia. These developments have heightened security measures in countries sharing borders with Ukraine, Belarus and Russia, impacting transportation and border crossing in those neighboring countries.
The U.S. State Department has issued a Level 4 — Do Not Travel Warning for Ukraine due to the conflict. As a result, and out of concern for the well-being and safety of the UC community, we are directing all members of...
Higher ed cyberattacks
Cyberattacks on higher education institutions are on the rise. Universities with medical centers and substantial research profiles were identified as the most vulnerable to cyberattack. Federally funded research is also at risk from cyberespionage. According to a recent Pandemic Impact Survey, there is an increase in cyberattacks targeting employees who are working from home.
Since mid-March, there continues to be an increase in the volume, severity, and/or scope of these cyberattacks. Please review what you can do to protect...
Effective June 22, 2018, California prohibits state-funded and state-sponsored travel to Oklahoma as a result of discriminatory legislation Oklahoma signed into law on May 11, 2018, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced.
Oklahoma joins Alabama, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas on the list of states subject to Assembly Bill 1887 travel prohibitions.
California law prohibits use of state funds to pay for travel to states with laws that discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
For UC ANR, that means UC systemwide assessment funds, which include state funds, cannot be used for travel to...
On Jan. 29, UCOP issued the statement below addressing the executive order that temporarily restricts entry into the United States by people from seven Muslim-majority countries. I share the concerns expressed by President Napolitano and the chancellors.
To my knowledge, no UC ANR academics have been detained. However, the travel restrictions could deter UC ANR members from the affected countries from traveling outside the U.S. to events that may be important to their work. It may also cause uneasiness among work-visa holders and green-card holders and I want to reassure you that you have our support.
If you have any...
- Author: Pamela Kan-Rice
ANR will be making additional travel support available for UCCE specialists to collaborate with UCCE advisors in FY 2014/15. With the level of funds available, each specialist may apply for up to $2,000 for FY 2014/15 (funds must be expended by June 30, 2015). These travel funds must be utilized by the UCCE specialists only and cannot be used for out-of-state travel.
Completing a short online survey is the only step in accessing these funds.
A brief survey form will be accessible from your ANR Portal. The survey will ask
- Name and title of specialist requesting support
- Project/Program name
- Brief project description (one paragraph)