VP Barbara Allen-Diaz will give a presentation about ANR at the May 15 regents meeting in Sacramento. “Investing in California” is the second discussion item on the Committee on Educational Policy’s agenda, which begins at 1 p.m. and adjourns at 2:20 p.m.
The regents will be meeting at the Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J Street, and the educational policy session is open to the public. Background material was mailed to the regents in advance of the meeting.
To watch the meeting live, visit
I want to thank everyone who worked so tirelessly to pull the Global Food System Forum and our statewide conference together. And I especially want to thank those of you who attended, in person and virtually, and added your voices to so many conversations.
I hope you all enjoyed yourselves, made some new contacts, put some faces to familiar names, renewed networks and found challenging ideas to take home with you.
We chose some of the world’s most confounding and contentious issues to focus on – from climate change to global hunger to water use.
We heard a diversity of viewpoints, all of them expressed with insight, passion and mutual respect. We’ve shaken up old ideas and hopefully...
VP Barbara Allen-Diaz wants all ANR members, and that includes you, to attend the ANR Statewide Conference in April. Visit http://ucanr.edu/sites/statewideconference2013, and click on the 2-minute video to hear her discuss the exciting UC Global Food Systems Forum as well as the numerous ANR activities planned at the conference.
More than 400 people have already registered for the ANR Statewide Conference on April 9-11. If you...
I am pleased to announce that the request for proposals for ANR’s 2013 competitive grants program will be released this summer. Tentatively, we are expecting a new call in May or June.
Taking into consideration several comments, we have made a significant change to this year’s competitive grants proposal process. While the proposal solicitation and peer review processes will remain similar to former years, we will enable PIs to select a start date from two possible timeframes (April 2014 or August 2014). The flexibility in start dates is to provide the time needed to find graduate students and modify project goals to align with seasonal considerations and to facilitate the collaboration...
California Roots, Global Reach
Tuesday–Thursday, April 9–11, 2013, with April 8 Pre-Conference Tours
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Ontario Airport, 222 North Vineyard Avenue
Please join me in April and participate in UC ANR’s Statewide Conference.
For nearly 100 years the UC ANR community has catalyzed change by harnessing the power of...