September 2015

Catena Institute of Wine and UC Davis Host "The Future of Wine Science," A Joint Educational Conference

The Catena Institute of Wine, in partnership with the department of viticulture and enology at University of California, Davis, hosted "The Future of Wine Science," a joint educational conference on August 31, 2015. Held at the Davis campus, the program highlighted the Institute's 20-year journey to elevate Argentine wine and its collaboration with UC Davis in the study of Malbec and phylloxera.

Job Opportunity / 4-H Community Education Specialist I position - by Oct. 13

The UC ANR California 4-H program, based in Davis CA, is recruiting for a Community Education Specialist 1 to perform a range of program implementation duties for the California 4-H Youth Development Education Program in order to comply with program guidelines, goals, and objectives. This position will be responsible for the coordination, management, and delivery of leadership development, healthy living and S.E.T. educational curriculum to low-income youth.


Under the general direction of the Assistant Director for Capital and Space Planning, this position is responsible for providing analysis, information, and recommendations to senior campus leadership on space planning, policy and implementation of space-related initiatives on the Davis campus.

Open Postion: CAPITAL PROJECT ANALYST by Oct. 14

Under direction of the Assistant Director- Capital and Space Planning, this position is responsible for providing expert analysis, information, and recommendations to senior campus leadership for capital projects. This position supports the campus capital planning functions, including capital project development, feasibility analysis, and the project approval process in the furtherance of the campus mission.

Job Opportunity - Principal Budget Analyst

Reporting to the Director of Academic Budget and Policy and Director of Administrative Budget and Budget Operations, this position is responsible for providing expert analysis, information and recommendations to senior campus leadership on budget policy and implementation in assigned program areas and on cross-cutting projects or processes.

Jr. Specialist Recruitment Posting - by Oct 7

The Junior Specialist will report directly to principal investigator and work with undergraduate, graduate, post-doctoral scholars, and visiting scientists in the Marco laboratory. This laboratory is investigating the functions of beneficial microorganisms in food production and human health. FFD: 10/7/15

Catena Wine's Measure Of Influence In Argentina (Podcast)

Laura Catena was pissed off. 

It was 1995 at a prestigious tasting in New York, where she was pouring her familys Bodega Catena Zapata wines. It was the first time that an Argentinian winery was invited to participate in the event, and one guest after another passed by her table. They used her spit bucket but, when she offered to pour them a taste of wine, they refused.

Mindfulness Meditation Four Week Series - Sept. 10, 18, 24 and Oct. 1

Come participate with Beth Cohen in a meditation class offered to faculty and staff. Beginners to advanced meditators are welcome. This class will include: Mindfulness and Meditation techniques Strategies to increase health, energy and focus Methods to manage pain and reduce stress Discussion on a variety of meditation-related topics.

Butterfly Talk and Tour - Sept. 27

Join naturalist Steve Daubert in the Arboretum to explore the ecology and evolution of butterflies. Get a closer look at how the Arboretum functions as a butterfly preserve.