April 2014

BAE Seminar, Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Please join us for the weekly BAE seminar Tuesday, April 29, 2014 3:10  4 pm 2045 BAINER HALL Topic: Preparation of activated carbon particulates and fibers from lignin and its application as electric supercapacitors Presenter: Sixiao Hu PhD Student, Agricultural and Environment Chemistry

Biodigester turns campus waste into campus energy

More than a decade ago, Ruihong Zhang, a professor of biological and agricultural engineering at the University of California, Davis, started working on a problem: How to turn as much organic waste as possible into as much renewable energy as possible.

New Connexxus Initiative

Just like the stock market, airfares can rise or fall based on demand. To take advantage of periodic fare drops, the Airfare Price Drop Protection, offered through BCD Travel is an automated system programmed to check for lower fares during the first 24 hours after ticketing when no airline change fees apply.

Special Guest Lecture on Friday, April 11th

There will be a special guest lecture by Dr. Tanya Ditschun from Senomyx on "Using Taste Receptors to Discover New Flavor Ingredients" on Friday, April 11 at 1:10 pm in the RMI Sensory Theater. Flyer attached.

Updated Composite Benefit Rates - April 2014

The FY 2012-13 reconciliation and FY 2014-15 proposed Composite Benefit Rates have been submitted to the federal government for their review and approval. We are providing the updated rates that are expected to be charged in FY 2014-15 for your planning purposes.

The Winery of the Future

While a few winemakers have consciously adopted a Luddite-like anti-technology position, most recognize that science and technology have led to better wines. Few places have done more to further the science of winemaking than the University of California, Davis, and its research and teaching winery and new sustainable research facilities are already perfecting many old processes as they test new ideas.