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Announcements

Request Tracker (RT) Introduction
A brief introduction to the Cluster ticketing system for support issues.


Events

cooking FSGSA's "Cooking Class" Fundraiser is August 26
Graduate students in the Department of Food Science & Technology (FST) are hosting their first-ever fundraising dinner: "Cooking Class" at the Robert Mondavi Institute.


Making News

glasses Recap of Wine Flavor 101 events
Two Wine Flavor 101 events were held recently: one in May on recognizing non-microbial taints, and one in July on emerging varietals.

Nathan and spencer Teaching and Research Winery and Vineyard Updates
Harvest, staffing and tackling Pierce's Disease: Chik Brenneman fills us in on the latest from the winery.

diners 2017 Winkler Dinner Recap
The 2017 Winkler Dinner was held on May 20 in the UC Davis Robert Mondavi Instiute Olive Grove. The dinner, named in honor of the late professor and former Chair of the UC Davis V&E Department Albert J. Winkler, is the annual fundraiser organized and staffed by the students of the Davis Enology and Viticulture Organization (DEVO).

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Seminars

BAE Student Seminar: Robotics, Smart Machines and the Internet of Things
Mark your calendar for Tuesday June 13 for this student seminar called "Robotics, Smart Machines and the Internet of Things".


Awards and Honors

waste students These UC Davis students are using science to change food waste forever
Congratulations to the students working with Professor Ned Spang on the "End of Waste" project -- they won a Big Bang! prize, and are now featured on Uproxx.com.

meyers BSE undergraduate student awarded College citation
Julie Meyers was awarded a 2017 College of Engineering Department Citation from the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at the Undergraduate Student Awards ceremony on 31 May 2017.

waste students These UC Davis students are using science to change food waste forever
Congratulations to the students working with Professor Ned Spang on the "End of Waste" project -- they won a Big Bang! prize, and are now featured on Uproxx.com.

More Awards and Honors news...


Faculty

food safety Plastic films incorporating N-halamines could sanitize food production facilities
A new publication on Professor Nitin Nitin's work with biofilms has been released.

walker Research Spot Light on Dr. Andy Walker: Classical Breeding is Conquering Pierces Disease
Dr. Walker's lab works on combating grapevine pest and disease problems by breeding resistant rootstocks and fruiting varieties.

presenters  FST students and faculty present at IFT on Design Thinking for Food
On June 26, FST students and faculty presented at the IFT annual meeting's IFTNEXT Sessions on Design Thinking for Food.

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Staff

Victor BAE's Victor Duraj wins College of Engineering's Oustanding Staff Award
The UC Davis College of Engineering is pleased to announce the recipients of the colleges first annual Outstanding Staff Awards. The awards recognize and honor staff whose performance demonstrates a strong commitment to the mission and vision of the college.

BFTV Information Technology Support Team
The BFTV Information Technology Support Team is available to help with administrative, research and instructional computing needs. bftvtech@ucdavis.edu


Students

VEN class VEN 3: Introduction to Winemaking in France
The summer session of Introduction to Winemaking (VEN 3) partners with the U.C. Davis Summer Abroad program to offer the course in France.

leong VEN grad student wins career grant
Kara Leong has won the 2017-18 American Association of University Women (AAUW) career grant. This grant assists women pursuing a certificate or degree to advance their careers, change careers or re-enter the workforce.

shelby byer Student spotlight: new DEVO president Shelby Byer
Shelby Byer is a second-year master's candidate at UC Davis. Pursuing a life in wine wasn't initially on Shelby's radar.

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Human Resources

vines Kurtural lab publishes paper in Scientia Horticulturae
Congratulations to Kaan Kurtural's lab! They have just published a paper in Scientia Horticulturae titled, "Precipitation before bud break and irrigation affect the response of grapevine Zinfandel yields and berry skin phenolic composition to training systems."


Research

milk Marco Lab researcch featured on UCD "One Health" blog
The Marco Lab's research is featured in the UCD blog in an article titled "5 Fortifying Facts About Dairy Milk and Microbes".