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September 2015

UC ANR Joint Strategic Initiatives Conference

No ANR Building parking at 607 Pena Drive

Water institute calls for proposals  

UC sexual violence and sexual harassment policy posted for review

IGIS offers training workshops

Crucial Conversations training offered Nov. 3-4

Names in the news

California Naturalist named ‘program of the year’ by national organization

Retirement: Jim Coats

In memoriam: Carl Rimbey

10/2/15 Download
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August 2015

VP Humiston shares her vision for UC ANR

Register for the UC ANR Joint Strategic Initiative Conference

UC ANR Staff Assembly and Principles of Community committees formed

Names in the news

Update nondiscrimination statements for publications

UC offers spray application training Sept. 22-23

SVM to cohost Oct. 6 workshop on antimicrobial drug use in food animals

UC ANR programmatic orientation to be held at KARE Oct. 27-29

UC to host ecological restoration workshop on Nov. 5

Policy-relevant research case studies online

Drought tips available for farmers

Retirements: Aziz Baameur, Connie Schneider

In memoriam: John Glenn, Wayne Jensen

9/2/15 Download
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July 2015

Humiston to take VP office on Aug. 3

Communications Advisory Board seeks nominations

ANR associate editors needed

Aug. 27 deadline for poster abstracts for Joint Strategic Initiatives Conference

Names in the news

Salary increases for non-represented career staff

UC releases annual payroll report

2015 Universitywide policy revisions that affect you!

UC staff has high regard for UC as employer

7/31/15 Download
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June 2015

Experts combine research with policy to reduce childhood obesity

Submit poster abstracts for Joint Strategic Initiatives Conference

VP Allen-Diaz's farewell to the ANR community

ANR leadership thanks Barbara Allen-Diaz

UC Berkeley honors Allen-Diaz with Berkeley Citation

Barbara Allen-Diaz: A career applying research to solve California's problems

Names in the News

ANR STAR award winners announced

Retirements: Susan Donahue, John Kabashima, Bob Keiffer, Maxwell Norton, Yvonne Savio

Two UC staff elected to retirement system advisory board

UC enacts measures to ensure campus environments are inclusive for LGBT students, employees

7/9/15 Download
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April-May 2015

VP message

Plan to attend the first Joint Strategic Initiative Conference

New ANR academics to meet for programmatic orientation Oct. 27-29

Names in the News 

New CSIT leadership structure now in place 

Public invited to food security symposium June 4

Retirements: Glenn Nader, Cathi Lamp, Neil O'Connell, Jim Sullins

Qualtrics survey software available for ANR staff and academics   

UC Delivers continues under Program Planning and Evaluation 

UC students tour peach farm, meet with President Napolitano 

5/26/15 Download
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March 2015

VP message

Cousins, McNicol named UC Sustainability Fellows

Names in the News

How can ANR support urban farming in California?

Staff nominations accepted for STAR awards

Environmental Horticulture and Pest Management Program Teams meet April 8-10

Two May conferences target insect-vectored plant pathogens

CIWR funds new water-related research

IPM prof seeks collaborators for pesticide spray research

UC seeks applications for 2015 information technology award

Employee comments sought for proposed revisions to staff personnel records policy

New survey asks staff’s opinions about working at UC

Nominate staff for UC Retirement System Advisory Board

3/31/15 Download
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February 2015

VP message

ANR members honored with range awards

ANR Work Environment Assessment Workshops begin March 2

VP announces 2015 competitive grants program RFP

Calls for proposals

Names in the News

ANR provides ESRI software and licenses to staff and academics

IGIS workshops schedule now available

Bioeconomy research to be discussed April 1 and 2

Crucial Conversations training registration opens

Poultry website answers questions about chickens

ANR Competitive Grants Program Assessment Summary available

California Master Gardener Handbook updated

UC Food Observer blog launches

UCR decides against forming a College of Arts and Sciences

UC facts available in 2-page

3/31/15 Download
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January 2015

VP message to the ANR community

PAC discusses water and nutrition

Dates set for 6 program teams to meet

Work Environment Assessment workshops set for spring

4-H links scientific literacy to ANR initiatives 

Sierra Foothill REC calls for proposals

Project Learning Tree seeks more UCCE collaborators 

Employment opportunities

Grad students seek UCCE mentors, projects 

Names in the News 

Whistleblower protection policy revisions proposed 

UC creates President's Sustainability Student Fellowship/Internship Program 

FAQ about the Blue-Shield-Sutter contract termination 

1/30/15 Download
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December 2014

Nathaniel to lead Healthy Families and Communities initiative

VP approves UCCE positions for recruitment

UCCE celebrates centennial in Riverside County

Employment opportunities

Names in the News

12/10/14 Download
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November 2014
  • Doll to lead Sustainable Food Systems initiative, new panel members appointed
  • Employment opportunities
  • UC students receive fellowships to study food issues
  • ANR launches pilot program for graduate students
  • Names in the News
  • Travel funds for specialists
  • IREC calls for proposals
  • UC app encourages people to play with food
  • Open Enrollment closes on Nov. 25
11/18/14 Download
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October 2014
  • Message from VP
  • CIWR requests research proposals
  • GIS training offered for staff and academics
  • Employees invited to comment on Phased Retirement Program
  • Employment opportunities
  • Names in the News
  • Open Enrollment begins Oct. 30
  • Napolitano’s hangout with academics recorded
  • 4-H featured on PBS
  • Hilgardia available online
10/23/14 Download
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September 2014
  • Local luminaries attend South Coast REC’s ‘Elegant Evening on the Farm’
  • Employment opportunities
  • Is your directory information up-to-date?
  • UCCE hosts InsectBlitz in Half Moon Bay
  • UCCE LA fights for good health
  • UCCE holds harvest fest in Oakland
  • Napolitano visits Merced
  • Open enrollment for 2015 begins Oct. 30
  • Names in the News
  • In memoriam: Hamilton, Letey, Scarlett, Shultz
10/3/14 Download
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August 2014

Two new UCCE specialists to join ANR and locate at UC Merced

New academics attend programmatic orientation

ANR forms Capitol Corridor MCP

Employment opportunities

Names in the News

IREC celebrates UCCE centennial at field day

Employee comments sought for REC use and RAC meetings

8/27/14 Download
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July 2014
  • UC launches Global Food Initiative
  • Sign up for September program team meetings
  • Kearney calls for proposals
  • Employment opportunity
  • Travel funds available for specialists to collaborate with advisors
  • UCCE Santa Clara County opens demonstration garden
  • In memoriam
  • Celebrate 100 years of UC Forestry Sept. 19
  • ANR seeks ideas to replace ANR Report
7/24/14 Download
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June 2014

VP Allen-Diaz names Greer vice provost

Public comment on UCCE positions closes July 21

Employment opportunities

ANR hosts programmatic orientation for new academics Aug. 19-21

Names in the News

Communications Advisory Board seeks nominations

UCCE Santa Clara honored for centennial


UC takes lead in defining privacy, creating framework

6/23/14 Download
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May 2014
  • Thank you for making our May 8 UCCE centennial celebration a success
  • Employment opportunities
  • Names in the news
  • UC responds to drought crisis
  • UCCE centennial photos
  • Learn the secrets of soil
5/30/14 Download
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April 2014
  • Napolitano tours valley ag, discusses food with PAC
  • VP fulfills Promise for Education
  • Employment opportunities
  • Names in the News
  • ANR STAR Program award nominations deadline extended to May 16
  • Comments sought on renewing policy to supplement military pay
  • Oak conference calls for papers by May 15
  • UCOP conducts employee survey regarding disability status
  • Create buzz for May 8
  • May 23 is the deadline for July 1 retirement distribution requests
  • President Napolitano holds webchat with staff
5/2/14 Download
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March 2014
  • ANR Work Environment Assessment results now available
  • ANR returns to reporting directly to UC president
  • CDFA honors UCCE centennial
  • Napolitano to “hang out” with staff on April 16
  • ANR to evaluate Competitive Grants Program progress
  • South Coast REC calls for proposals
  • Lindcove REC calls for proposals
  • Employment opportunities
  • ANR Contracts & Grants starts Updates blog
  • Names in the News
  • ANR associate editors needed
  • California water and drought videos now online
  • Forest and Rangeland Systems Program Team to meet May 1
  • Giannini to host climate change conference on May 19
  • UC issues updated sexual harassment, sexual violence policy
  • Revised UC policy on copyright and fair use under systemwide review
  • Staff nominations accepted for STAR awards
  • Employee comments sought on UC policy for corrective action
  • Employee comments sought on whistleblower protection policy
  • In memoriam: Lola Lawson


3/27/14 Download
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February 2014
  • ANR competitive grants fund 15 projects
  • Employment opportunities
  • Desert REC calls for proposals
  • Names in the News
  • Farm Smart welcomes its 100,000th visitor
  • “Plants and the Changing Environment” symposium set for June
  • National eXtension to meet in Sacramento in March
  • Bioeconomy Conference to be held March 26-27 at UC Berkeley
  • UCCE celebrates 100th anniversary at WAE
  • In memoriam: Ken Farrell, Birgit Hempel
3/4/14 Download
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January 2014
  • Harper to lead Sustainable Natural Ecosystems Strategic Initiative
  • UC tobacco-free policy now in effect
  • UCCE Ventura celebrates Science and Service
  • Sierra Foothill REC seeks proposals
  • WEDA seeks nominations for Awards of Excellence
  • Standard mileage rate decreases
  • AFRI grants program adds CARE section
  • Names in the News
  • UCOP launches new website for employees and retirees
  • Development Services reorganizes
  • In memoriam: Dean Donaldson
  • UCCE to give talks at World Ag Expo
2/7/14 Download
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December 2013

Nominations accepted for ANR Distinguished Service Awards

Celebrating 100 years of UC Cooperative Extension

Crucial Conversations training registration opens

ANR federal Annual Report now posted online

Employee comments sought on UC on sexual harassment policy

William C. Clark to speak Jan. 14 in Davis

Lindcove REC hosts citrus tasting

Names in the News: Crawford honored for public health contributions

ANR associate editor for youth development needed

UC is tobacco-free as of Jan. 2

12/19/13 Download
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November 2013
  • PAC welcomes President Napolitano
  • VP raises money for UC scholarships
  • ANR seeks leader for Sustainable Natural Ecosystems Initiative
  • IREC calls for proposals
  • Collaboration travel funds available for CE specialists
  • ESRI licenses and software offered free to ANR members
  • New phone numbers for staff in ANR building in Davis 
  • Employment opportunities
  • Names in the News
  • In memoriam: Donald Bath
12/2/13 Download
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October 2013
  • VP Allen-Diaz promises to wear bees, eat insects for scholarship donations
  • Several program teams and workgroups to meet in November and December
  • New ANR building in Davis opens in November
  • Hansen calls for proposals
  • CIWR requests water research proposals
  • Soil science conference to be held in Sacramento in March
  • Open enrollment begins Oct. 28, ends Nov. 26
  • IGIS brings GIS software to every UC ANR user
  • Names in the News
  • Retirement: Julie Newman
  • UCCE connects at Farm to Fork Festival
10/27/13 Download
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September 2013
  • VP posts PACE committee report, highlights actions underway
  • Update on the new ANR building in Davis
  • Employment opportunity: IPM communications coordinator
  • Names in the News
  • Employee comments sought on uniforms and safety apparel policy
  • UCCE celebrates 100 years in Humboldt County
  • UC welcomes President Napolitano
  • Retirements: Peggy Michel,  Vito Polito
  • In memoriam: Ben French
  • UC launches Promise for Education to raise scholarship funds
10/1/13 Download
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August 2013
  • ANR okays 70 LOIs to prepare for full grant proposals
  • ANR launches Nutrition Policy Institute
  • Second Street News reports on new ANR building
  • Use ANR’s updated nondiscrimination statement
  • ANR Cultural Resource Team seeks volunteers
  • For travel abroad, register with UC Trips
  • UCCE San Diego hosts Pitahaya Festival
  • Names in the News
  • UC to be tobacco-free by 2014
  • 4-H celebrates its centennial at state fair
  • Retirement: Richard Enfield
8/26/13 Download
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July 2013
  • Regents appoint Napolitano UC's first woman president
  • YFC meets regents’ associates
  • UCCE Fresno moves
  • Forest and woodland sustainability conference Oct. 10
  • Names in the News
  • Retirements: Dan Drake, Lucrecia Farfan-Ramirez, Pam Geisel, Janet White
  • In memoriam: Alex Gibson, Olivia Thebus
  • 4-H competes in cooking at State Fair
7/31/13 Download
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June 2013
  • Proposals requested for 2013 ANR Competitive Grants
  • Yudof announces salary increase
  • Employment opportunity
  • CAB seeks nominations
  • Equal Opportunity committee seeks staff representatives
  • Names in the News
  • Retiree reunion in Riverside Oct. 8-10
  • New ANR building progressing in Davis
  • Retirements
  • In memoriam
7/1/13 Download
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May 2013
  • Yudof outlines state of UC in white paper
  • Regents: ANR’s work is 'critically important'
  • Employment opportunities
  • Child abuse and neglect reporting policy takes effect May 25
  • Names in the News
  • CE to celebrate 100th anniversary in 2014
  • Sign up for branding toolkit training in June
  • Systemwide smoke and tobacco-free policy elicits comments
  • Mendocino County celebrates 100 years of 4-H 
5/23/13 Download
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April 2013
  • Conference conversations continue
  • ANR considers local to global issues at statewide conference
  • PAC bids Yudof farewell
  • AHB research proposals sought
  • Comments sought on ANR tobacco-free policy
  • Forest management plan course offered online
  • Names in the News
  • Retiree health benefit changes coming in July
  • In memoriam: Jack Foott
5/1/13 Download
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March 2013
  • ANR finds a new home in Davis 
  • Join the #Food2025 conversation on Twitter
  • New CE specialist and advisor positions approved for hiring
  • “California Agriculture” license plates to fund 4-H and ag education
  • Vet Med opens new research building 
  • ANR seeks associate editors
  • Names in the News
  • Ag Day at the Capitol
  • UC Naturalist program seeks partners 
  • Seats remain for preconference tours
3/28/13 Download
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February 2013
  • March 8 deadline for discount hotel rooms for ANR Statewide Conference
  • Employment opportunities
  • Emerging postharvest technologies workshop March 14-15
  • Calls for proposals
  • “Crucial Conversations” offered April 22-23 in Davis
  • ANR seeks associate editors 
  • UCD to host Climate-Smart Agriculture Global Science Conference
  • CASI seeks more ANR partnerships
  • Names in the News
  • Urban ag project surveys ANR to assess needs 
  • In memoriam: Ray Lyon
3/7/13 Download
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January 2013
  • Register for ANR Statewide Conference April 9-11
  • $1.5 million donated to fund UCCE specialist
  • Employment opportunities
  • Sierra Foothill REC seeks proposals
  • IGIS seeks input to shape program
  • Names in the News
  • Applications being accepted for staff advisor to regents
  • UC invites comments on Conflict of Interest Code amendments
  • Retirement
  • In memoriam
2/8/13 Download
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December 2012
  • VP Allen-Diaz’s year end message
  • Academics urged to attend dialogue session on strengthening AES and CE connections
  • California Table Grape Commission donates $840,000 to hire UCCE advisor
  • UCCE LA moves to new offices
  • Names in the News
  • Retirements: Kent Brittan, Lynn Deetz , Lorrie Mandoriao
  • In memoriam: Adel Kader, Fumio Matsumura
12/19/12 Download
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November 2012
  • Allen-Diaz releases 19 CE academic positions for recruitment
  • UCCE centennial planning committee appointed
  • ANR work environment survey responses surpass 60%
  • CSIT Update:  New resources available in Toolkit 2.0; Beware phishing scams
  • UC to pay nonexempt staff on bi-weekly cycle
  • Surveys, reviews show administrative service quality
  • Names in the News
  • PAC discusses budget, nitrogen management
  • IREC calls for proposals
  • Desert REC turns 100
  • In memoriam: Win Lawson
11/27/12 Download
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October 2012
  • ANR seeks input on work environment issues
  • Budget news from the vice president
  • UC employee Web chat with President Yudof
  • New ANR IGIS statewide program to provide long-term data online
  • ANR seeks nominations for Western Extension Leadership Program
  • ANR seeks county representative for Program Council
  • Onward California ad stars Darren Haver
  • Calls for proposals
  • ANR competitive grants fund 16 projects
  • Soil fertility short course will be offered on Nov. 28
  • New farmers guide published
  • Videoconferencing expands to 50 locations
  • NOS, Consumer Economics move to Rubidoux Building
  • Names in the News
  • In memoriam: Barbara Reed
10/22/12 Download
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September 2012
  • CD Council appointed
  • ANR accepts donations online
  • UC seeks locations to install tablet kiosks for consumers to get health information
  • Register for program team meetings
  • UC Accountability Report shows strengths, challenges
  • Names in the News
  • In Memoriam: Bob Pearl, Herb Weisheit, Don Gustafson
  • Onward California may be coming to a town near you
9/25/12 Download
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August 2012
  • $1.3 million donated to fund UCCE specialist
  • Register for program team meetings
  • Nominations sought for Peer Review Committee
  • Employment opportunities
  • Equal Opportunity Advisory Committee appointed
  • Toolkit for Change offers help for engaging community members through stories
  • KARE calls for project proposals
  • Names in the News
8/20/12 Download
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July 2012
  • Website for 2012 ANR statewide conference opens
  • Rate priority topics for Water SI conference
  • Comment on CE positions by Aug. 7
  • Employment opportunity
  • Federal reports posted
  • Complaint resolution policy revised
  • RREA requests proposals
  • Affirmative Action lends books, DVDs
  • UC ad campaign mentions UCCE
  • New exit survey process piloted
  • Names in the News
  • Slides posted for nitrogen forums
  • Retirements: Mel George, Marilyn Johns, Claudine Kent, Bill Krueger, Andra Strads
  • UCOP posts Morrill Act slide show
  • Growers learn from their networks
  • In memoriam: William Wood


7/23/12 Download
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June 2012
  • Review under way for 107 proposed CE positions
  • ANR statewide conference set for April 9–11, 2013
  • Program teams to meet in October
  • ANR forms CD Council
  • Employment opportunity: YFC evaluation coordinator
  • Names in the News
  • Retirements
  • CAB seeks nominations
  • Employee comments sought on ERIT, military pay
  • UCCE displays historic photos at Marin County Fair
6/14/12 Download
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May 2012
  • UC celebrates Morrill Act 150th
  • Yudof discusses UC myths, budget with PAC
  • Panel discusses Farm Bill 
  • New rate and recharge training website launched 
  • Names in the News
  • In memoriam: Fred Jensen


5/22/12 Download
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April 2012
  • Call for positions closes May 18
  • Register for supervisor training by April 23
  • Employment opportunities
  • Nominate yourself for Equal Opportunity Advisory Committee
  • Calls for proposals
  • Spanish gardening diary now available
  • Names in the News
  • UC hosts western AES directors
  • UC hosts Western Region 4-H Science Academy
4/20/12 Download
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March 2012
  • Register for April EIPD conference
  • LOIs invited for full proposals posted
  • Family member verification due May 17
  • Desert REC seeks proposals
  • Daily cap for meal expenses raised
  • Employment opportunity
  • Names in the News
  • ANR leadership development book club to meet April 2
  • Retirements: Jeanne Lothridge, Neil McDougald
  • In memoriam: Peter Lert, F. Gordon Mitchell


3/21/12 Download
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February 2012
  • ANR issues call for positions
  • New members appointed to SFS panel
  • Chat online with President Yudof on March 2
  • Requests for proposals
  • Employment opportunities
  • CSIT Update
  • Names in the News
  • Register for travel insurance and safety information
  • Retirement: Fatima Afana
  • In memoriam: Bill Fischer, Ron Tyler
  • Survey assesses interest in EH&S Certificate Series


2/23/12 Download
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January 2012
  • ANR Competitive Grants Program proposals requested
  • Registration opens for program team meetings
  • Employment opportunities
  • ANR offers facilitation training and other opportunities
  • Water initiative advisory panel appointed
  • 2012 NOS calendar available
  • Nominate an innovative farmer or ag educator
  • ANR leadership book club to meet in March
  • WEDA calls for award nominations
  • Names in the News
  • Retirements: Peggy Gregory, Richard Mahacek
  • In memoriam: Dick Rice
1/23/12 Download
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December 2011
  • Upcoming call for positions
  • Bunge named budget director
  • Corlett named VP chief of staff
  • EIPD schedules April 25-26 conference
  • Water program teams to meet Feb. 1
  • ASI seeks nominations for Bradford-Rominger award
  • FSNEP renamed UC CalFresh
  • Hansen calls for proposals
  • Look for Patent Amendment project email
  • Names in the News
  • Rangeland Research Symposium and Conservation Summit set for Jan. 19-20
  • Regents approve increased pension contributions for 2013
  • Hopland builds facility honoring Rod Shippey
  • Retirement: Stepheny Kellogg
12/15/11 Download
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November 2011
  • PAC discusses value of research
  • First group of program teams to meet in February
  • Intermountain REC calls for proposals
  • Academic Directory added to
  • Harassment prevention training offered for nonsupervisors
  • UC Davis partners with Wageningen University
  • Learn to build a Facebook community
  • Names in the News
11/29/11 Download
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October 2011
  • Commitment and Continuity
  • ANR competitive grants fund 21 projects
  • Eleven positions released for recruitment
  • West Side REC calls for proposals
  • Jones appointed UCOP budget director
  • Strategic conference presentations posted on Web
  • UC receives more than $6 million for specialty crop research
  • Program Team list posted on Web
  • SAREP funds 14 projects
  • CSIT Update: CAB welcomes new chair and members
  • ANR staff merit program guidelines
  • Names in the News
  • In memoriam: Hal Carter, Paul Casamajor, Pete Christensen,
10/24/11 Download
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September 2011
  • Dooley announces changes in ANR leadership
  • Pursuing our Strategic Vision
  • First multi-county partnership finalized
  • Employment opportunity: Desert REC director/advisor
  • Program development funds to support advisors, academic coordinators, academic administrators and program reps
  • Register for the Sustainable Food Systems conference
  • UC seeks comment on proposed phased retirement program
  • Names in the News
  • ANR Administrative Handbook membership policy updated
9/21/11 Download
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August 2011
  • Recruitment under way for new advisors
  • Merit-based salary increases for faculty and non-represented staff
  • Register for the Sustainable Food Systems Conference
  • ANR Administrative Handbook revised
  • Committee creates ANR training website, offers training tips
  • Nondiscrimination Policy Statement language clarified
  • Leadership notes about collaboration, budget and communication posted
  • KARE calls for project proposals
  • New forestry resources available online
  • Revisions proposed for staff layoff and reduced time policies
  • CSIT Update
  • Names in the News
  • ANR to host 2012 Western Region 4-H Science Academy
  • ANR launches leadership development book club
  • Retirement:  Steve Quarles
8/22/11 Download
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July 2011
  • Regents enact budget, cut ANR budget by $3.3 million
  • CE priority positions and selection process posted
  • Grafton-Cardwell named EIPD strategic initiative leader
  • CSIT Update
  • Names in the News
  • Mileage reimbursement rate rises
  • Retirements:  Steve Dasher, Mike Marzolla, Carole Paterson
  • CX Unit employees may participate in ERIT Program
  • UCCE in Fresno has new phone numbers
  • In memoriam: Gabriel Terronez
7/21/11 Download
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June 2011
  • Nominate colleagues for Distinguished Service Awards
  • SFS panel seeks input for conference & plan
  • Parker returns to ANR as CWRRI director
  • New people step into role of county director
  • Names in the News
  • ‘Subpoenas’ section of ANR Administrative Handbook updated
  • Retirements: Bill Coates, Mary Harmon, Gary Nakamura, Shirley Peterson, Carolyn Pickel, Jeanette Sutherlin, Sonya Varea-Hammond
  • CS Update: Communications Advisory Board seeks nominations
  • In memoriam: Wilford Gardner, Harold Heady, Kirby Moulton
  • ANR offers ERIT program
6/20/11 Download
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May 2011
  • ANR assigned $6.2 million reduction; budget committee formed
  • County structure task forces forming
  • PAC discusses budget, wildfire, nutrition and food safety
  • PAC welcomes 4 new members
  • Yudof responds to May Revise
  • Names in the News
  • CS Update
  • Symposium features genomics-based breeding in forest trees
  • In memoriam: Evelyn Wunderlich
5/26/11 Download
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April 2011
  • Advisor positions approved for recruitment
  • Strategic initiative conferences locations set
  • Lindcove REC calls for research proposals
  • Admin Handbook section on “Administrative Appointments” updated
  • New email for Program Support Unit
  • “Essential Facilitation” training offered in June
  • Names in the News
  • $4.8 million study will fight child obesity in Central Valley
  • Retirement: Doug Kuney
5/2/11 Download
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March 2011
  • Strategic initiative conferences dates set
  • Hayden-Smith named SFS strategic initiative leader
  • Schneider named Youth, Families and Communities director
  • ANR safety policy section revised
  • Western SARE offers funds for professional development
  • Names in the News
  • CS Update
  • Retirements: Michael Reid, Jim Thompson
  • Crucial Conversations training in May
  • Tag yourself for ANR’s taxonomy project
  • Social media effort highlights Cooperative Extension
  • CAS features OakMapper
3/18/11 Download
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February 2011
  • Workgroups to align in Program Teams
  • Calls for proposals
  • Employment opportunity: Eurasian mussel outreach, Sacramento
  • CS Update
  • ANR to mark UCCE centennial in 2013
  • Names in the News
  • National call for water research proposals
2/16/11 Download
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January 2011
  • Statewide YFC program org chart unveiled
  • ANR not offering VSP
  • Oak woodlands management webinars offered
  • UCD effort reports due Jan. 28
  • Video of Beachy's speech at UCD posted
  • Beachy awards $40 million in NIFA grants to UCD scientists
  • Mileage reimbursement raised
  • CS Update:  Introducing ePubs; SiteBuilder 2 goes offline July 1, switch to SB3
  • ANR history video now online
  • Hansen REC calls for proposals
  • Names in the News
  • Retirement: Larry Costello,
  • In memoriam: Jo Van Schaick
1/20/11 Download
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December 2010
  • Sustainable Food Systems conference rescheduled
  • UCD e-mail goes offline Dec. 26
  • Contracts & Grants sets Dec. 20 deadline for holiday closure
  • Employment opportunities
  • Changes in the Office of AVP for Academic Programs and Strategic Initiatives
  • CS Update: NOS calendar
  • NIFA director to speak at UC Davis
  • Names in the News
  • Retirements: John Edstrom, Mike Murray
12/15/10 Download
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November 2010
  • ANR town hall recording posted on Web
  • President Yudof visits Monterey County
  • Employment opportunity: Director Statewide Youth, Families and Communities
  • START program ends Dec. 31
  • Business Operation Centers become one unit
  • Preview “President’s Blend” olive oil at UCOP Dec. 16
  • PAC discusses Strategic Initiatives
  • WRCA honored
  • Names in the News
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October 2010
  • Personnel Review Committee members selected
  • ANR town hall set for Oct. 28
  • Nov. 15 deadline for proposing new positions approaching
  • EIPD draft plan posted
  • West Side REC calls for proposals
  • Master Gardener coordinators gather in Davis
  • ANR policy on firearms updated
  • Administrative reorganization saves ANR $1.3 million
  • California receives $17 million for specialty crops research
  • CS Update
  • Analytical Lab adds new services
  • Names in the news
  • Retirement: Bennie Osburn
  • In memoriam: Bill Brooks, Norman MacLeod

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September 2010
  • ANR seeks proposals for advisor & specialist positions
  • HFC strategic initiative plan refined
  • Employment opportunity: ASI communication coordinator
  • Dooley visits northeastern California
  • Academics invited to discuss sustainable ag & food systems
  • CS Update
  • Get soil data on the phone with SoilWeb app
  • Names in the News
  • Retirements: Darlene Alari, Jane Craig, Debora Felix, Cheryl Gneckow, Susan Hackbarth, Karen Renne
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August 2010
  • Upgrade your UC Davis password to a passphrase
  • HFC draft strategic plan posted for review
  • Employment opportunity
  • Kearney REC calls for project proposals
  • RREA requests proposals
  • BOC units
  • Redwood symposium calls for papers
  • ASI to manage $1.57 million gift for child nutrition
  • CS Update
  • Names in the News
  • UC Press publishes "Field Guide to California Agriculture"
  • Retirements: Art Craigmill, Ed Morgan
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July 2010
  • Areas of inquiry considered for Strategic Initiatives
  • Staff Personnel Unit is ready to serve
  • California Naturalist program introduced
  • NRC report: Farming should change to meet new challenges
  • CS Update
  • Names in the News
  • Retirements: Jeanne George, Lan Nguyen
  • In memoriam: John Inman, Catherine Morrison Paul
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June 2010
  • ANR county-based structure reviewed
  • EFNEP integrated with 4-H in new statewide program
  • ANR town hall recording posted on Web
  • Live Webcast on ANR support for AFRI grants June 22
  • County-based members appointed to Program Council
  • HFC conference set for Aug. 24-26 in Davis
  • Conference linking ag, food and nutrition set for June 16-18
  • Proposals sought for 2010 Ogawa award
  • UC issues new "absence from work" policy
  • CS Update
  • Experts discuss effects of farm and food policies on obesity
  • Names in the news
  • Retirements: Barbara Ohlendorf, Terry Salmon, Carla Sousa,
  • In memoriam: Dorothy Thurber
  • Redwood symposium set for June 2011 at UCSC
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May 2010
  • PAC discusses budget, initiatives, research-extension continuum
  • ANR Town hall set for 9:30 a.m. May 25
  • May Revise release
  • Program Support Unit launches website
  • Employment opportunities
  • Names in the news
  • Retirement: Claudia Myers
  • ANR launches food blog
  • CS Update
  • 4-H teams up to build playground in Daly City
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April 2010
  • Natural Resources conference to focus on initiative
  • Town hall meeting set for May 24
  • Initiative panel members listed on Web
  • CS Update
  • Desert REC calls for proposals
  • Names in the news
  • Antelope Valley field office relocates
  • Support developed for AFRI grant proposal process
  • Volunteers needed for AFRI peer-review panels
  • AFRI grants discussed on Webcast
  • ANR transfers Analytical Lab to CAES
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March 2010
  • PC to include county-based members
  • Input sought for process to prioritize academic posts
  • ANR Update gives more timely information
  • CS Update
  • Hansen Trust calls for proposals
  • Guidelines for AFRI grant proposals posted
  • Names in the news
  • Retirements: Gloria Barrett, Steve Nation
  • In memoriam: Eugene Stevenson
  • ANR surveys tech and Web needs
  • UCOP stops forwarding e-mail to UC Davis-based staff
  • ANR Web site adds new features
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February 2010
  • Four initiative advisory panels appointed
  • ANR restructuring announcements listed online
  • Dooley gives ANR update via video
  • CS Update
  • Names in the news
  • Wright appointed AAC interim president-elect
  • Agronomy conference set for Feb. 24-25
  • Share your views about UC retirement benefits
  • California Water Atlas online, Water District Web Archive launched
  • Retirements: Ken Churches, Davis Krauter, Jim Waldvogel
  • Crucial Conversations Training workshop
  • Pomology conference set for March 22 & 23
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January 2010
  • Gardner named initiative leader
  • Program Council composition changes
  • Oakland-based ANR to move to 10th floor of Franklin Building
  • CS Update
  • Sierra Foothill REC calls for proposals
  • Names in the news
  • ANR lands nearly $1.5 million to study obesity
  • Retirements: Ed Scott, Patricia Day
  • In memoriam: Jack Underhill
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