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 Open Enrollment begins October 30!
Open Enrollment begins at 8 a.m., Oct. 30 and runs through 5 p.m., Nov. 25.

Open Enrollment, the time each year when you can change your medical plan and sign up for other benefits, is a good time to consider any changes to your situation, plan ahead for significant medical events and take stock of your physical wellbeing. UC offers a wealth of valuable benefits for faculty and staff, and Open Enrollment is a great time to be sure youre taking advantage of those that are suited to your needs.

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 Viticulture and Enology awards 5 grants to graduate students
The American Vineyard Foundation is awarding five grants to graduate students conducting enology and viticulture research at UC Davis and Fresno State University.

 UC Davis scholar makes journey from foster care to grad student
Preto, a former foster care youth, is an incredible success story who hurdled the obstacles heaved in her path and lets nothing  absolutely nothing  block her education, enthusiasm, research or goals.

yeast contributors thumb UC Davis hosts meeting of the US Culture Collection Network
Kyria Boundy-Mills, curator of the Phaff Yeast Culture Collection in the Food Science and Technology department, and Lucy Joseph, curator of the Wine Microbe Collection in the Viticulture and Enology department, hosted the fall 2014 meeting of the US Culture Collection Network at UC Davis on September 24-25, 2014.

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More Job Opportunities

 Tenure track position: Southern Illinois University Carbondale - by Oct 31
The Colleges of Science and Agricultural Sciences seek applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor specializing in Fermentation Science.


 Grape crush kicks off early at UC Davis
The annual grape crush at UC Davis campus winery kicked off early Thursday morning, weeks before most winemaking students are scheduled to return for classes.

 Mead! - Nov. 14 and 15
Explore this fascinating fermented beverage from its rich history to its recent rebirth in America.

 New law lets California students under 21 taste alcohol in the classroom
If you're under 21 in California, congratulations, you can legally drink! But, there's a catch: You must be at least 18, enrolled in an accredited beer-brewing or winemaking class, and you can only swish the drink around and not actually swallow.

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Viticulture and Enology Scholarships Awarded
The American Vineyard Foundation (AVF) is awarding five grants to graduate students who are continuing viticulture and enology research at UC Davis and Fresno State University.


Where to Taste 'Wines of Danger'
Winemakers who set out to establish their own brands often find the path to success fraught with challenges and obstacles.


Department Computer Lab - VEN Computing Lab - Rules
All currently registered Department of Viticulture & Enology students are eligible to use the computer lab.

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Safety News!
UCOP funded PPE program ends Oct. 17th and CIS/CUPA update from Lucy Joseph.