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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.

students at picnic day Picnic Day with FST included the return of ice cream
Picnic Day ice cream returned to the Department of Food Science and Technology!

Lodi visitors Recap of three On the Road extension events
The past couple of months have been quite busy for the extension team at UC Davis, with three On the Road programs in four weeks!

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Making News

cocoa beans Food Evolution: The Impact of Society and Science on the Fermentation of Cocoa Beans
The IFT blog recently featured research from Gulustan Ozturk and Professor Glenn Young in celebration of World Chocolate Day.

End of Waste team A food science challenge
The Department of Food Science and Technology at UC Davis is thriving!

Students Congratulations to BAE seniors on the Engineering Design Showcase
BAE seniors joined other College of Engineering (CoE) seniors to present at the annual Engineering Design Showcase, and they did an amazing job!

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Fellowships

pentair logo Pentair Deepens Connection with the Robert Mondavi Institute
On Wednesday, March 22nd, Pentair, a global leader in water re-use and recycling technology, announced an even stronger connection to the Robert Mondavi Institute Department of Food Science and Technology.

chan 2017 Arla Foods Graduate Fellow: Lauryn Chan
Lauryn Chan, a Master's student in the laboratory of Juliana de Moura Bell, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Food Science and Technology (FST), has been awarded the 2017 Arla Foods Graduate Fellowship.


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

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.

team Biological Systems Engineering student and team win Big Bang! award
Biological Systems Engineering student and Chromatiscope co-founder Lisa Illes recently presented her team's project at the UC Davis Big Bang! Business competition, where they won $5000 in cash to further their entrepreneurial endeavor.

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Faculty

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".

Dr. Harris Meet FST's new Department Chair Dr. Linda J. Harris
Cooperative Extension Specialist Dr. Linda J. Harris is FST's newest department chair. She began her 5-year term on July 1, 2016 replacing Professor Mike McCarthy who retired last June.

Recent Publications of VEN faculty
Recent Publications of VEN faculty

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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.

brigham Profile of Executive Director of the Sustainable Wine and Food Processing Center, Jill Brigham
Jill Brigham is the Executive Director of the Sustainable Wine and Food Processing Center at UC Davis, which aims to develop the technologies and processes that will reduce the use of water and energy in the wine, beverage, and food sectors, reduce wastewater and solid wastes, and lower carbon footprints.

niki Meet Niki Coody, Senior Development Officer
Niki Newberry Coody is the department's new Senior Director of Development in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

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Students

veggies UC Davis students featured in VegNews article
VegNews story "Students at UC Davis Transforming Pulp into Vegan Snacks"

underdog team Iron Brew Title Goes to the "Underdog"
Inexperienced as they were, they called their beer Underdog IPA. And guess what? It came out on top in this year's Iron Brew competition among students in Charlie Bamforth's "Practical Malting and Brewing" class.

stem event FST grad students help with STEM for Girls event
On Saturday, April 29th, UC Davis hosted its annual STEM for Girls event.

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Alumni

widaman VEN alumnus oversees winemaking for Wine Spectator's #1 wine of 2016
VEN alumnus is winemaker of WS wine of the year.


Computing

IT Timelines and Who Does What - March 2013
If you wonder about how long it should take to get that hard drive replaced and restored, here is a list of jobs and estimated times for completion.

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


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

cantu VEN's Dr. Dario Cantu part of team to sequence Arabica coffee genome
The first public genome sequence for Coffea arabica, the species responsible for more than 70 percent of global coffee production, was released by researchers at the University of California, Davis including VEN Associate Professor Dario Cantu.