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November 2019

Regent Stegura 'blown away' by UCCE Sonoma work

UC alumni regent-designate Debby Stegura met UCCE staff and stakeholders in Sonoma County to learn more about UC ANR serves Californians away from campuses..

Vice President Glenda Humiston introduced alumni regent-designate Debby Stegura to UC Cooperative Extension staff and their community partners and clientele in Sonoma County on Nov. 15. After visiting Beretta Dairy, Bayer Farm Park and Gardens,...

New report reveals California’s working landscape is a major economic driver

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California's working landscape and the industries associated with agriculture and natural resources are the sixth largest sector of the state's economy, according to a new study by the

Names in the News

Kim Ingram

Ingram named forest stewardship education academic coordinator Kim Ingram is now an academic coordinator for forest stewardship education as of Nov. 18, 2019. She is also a trainer for UC ANR's Collaborative Facilitation Skills workshop and is involved...

Giving Tuesday presents opportunities Dec. 3


On Dec. 3, ANR is once again participating in Giving Tuesday's 24-hour global giving challenge, a movement about ordinary people coming together to do extraordinary things. Celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Giving Tuesday...

Unifying, Communicating and Advocating: Video and Knowledge Stream

Consumers seek practical information from how-to videos.

We are finishing the year strong and planning for success in 2020. Videos for all?  In our digital and always-connected age, it seems almost everyone loves a good video. Did you know “how to” videos are the second most...

Recording of ANR town hall posted

VP Glenda Humiston shared good news during the ANR town hall Nov. 21.

During the ANR town hall Thursday, Nov. 21, VP Glenda Humiston shared encouraging news, including new sources of funding, response to the UC regents tours and the new report “California's Working Landscape: A Key Contributor to the State's...

Public invited to give input on UC president search

Forums at UC Davis Dec. 13 and UCLA Jan. 14 Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, a woman and minority-owned executive search firm, has been selected to help identify candidates and facilitate a global search for a new president of the University of...

Learning & Development: Foreign influence, measuring outcomes, training webinars

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Check out the continuing learning opportunities provided through ANR Learning & Development. ANR Webinars are recorded and archived here. Foreign Influence: What is foreign influence and how can I comply? Wednesday, Dec. 4 | 9:30 a.m-10:30 a.m....

Iowa added to travel ban list


On Oct. 4, 2019, the state of California added Iowa to Assembly Bill 1887. AB 1887 that restricts the use of State General Funds to pay for travel costs to states with laws that discriminate based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender...

Employee comments sought for dean and faculty administrator policy revisions

UC invites comments on proposed revisions to Academic Personnel Manual Sections 240 (APM - 240), Deans, and 246 (APM - 246), Faculty Administrators (100% time). Summarized below are the proposed key revisions that are being distributed for systemwide...

Social media webinars to hone your outreach

In 2018, an estimated 2.65 billion people were using social media worldwide, a number projected to increase to 3.1 billion in 2021. YouTube has 2 billion active monthly users who watch how-to content regularly. Roughly 70% of adults...

In memoriam: Marijohn Bledsoe

Marijohn Bledsoe

Marijohn Bledsoe, a UCCE community education specialist 2 for the UC Master Food Preserver Program, passed away in Modesto on Oct. 31, 2019. She was 46. Bledsoe joined UCCE in the Capital Corridor in 2016. She coordinated volunteers in Solano, Yolo...

In memoriam: Aaron Nelson

Aaron Nelson

Aaron Nelson, UCCE livestock advisor emeritus, passed away on Oct. 14, 2019, in Clovis. He was 85. Nelson grew up on a small farm in Texas until the age 7, when his family moved to the San Diego area. At age 11, his father gave him a newborn calf to...

Researchers must comply with policy on foreign Influence

UC ANR values international collaborations and educational opportunities with foreign institutions, through collaborative research, and scholarly exchanges that are an essential part of the academic community. At the same time, the University of...


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