January 2016

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Full time Junior Specialist

The Department of Viticulture & Enology at University of California, Davis is seeking a full time Junior Specialist with background in agricultural science, horticulture, precision agriculture science, viticulture or other related background to join our research team studying spatio-temporal management of vineyard crop load in California.

UC Davis Summer Abroad - Brewing Science - Nottingham, United Kingdom - July 2 - July 30, 2016

The brewing of beer is not only humankinds oldest biotechnology, it is likely the basis of static civilization and also a major factor in the survival of the species. Even if you think that is a tad exaggerated, there is absolutely no doubt that beer represents the most exquisite convergence of diverse sciences (botany, plant physiology, chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, chemical engineering and more) in pursuit of a product that is as complex as it is delightful. Beer has a proud history as a dietary imperative in many societies.

UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day - Feb. 13

The Phaff Yeast Culture Collection will be on display in the Fifth Annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day, Saturday February 13, 2016. Exhibits will be open from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM in the first floor teaching labs in the Earth and Physical Sciences building just north of RMI, down the hall from the Paleontology exhibits and across the street from the Entomology and Wildlife museums' exhibits.

Commit2Fit Program - thru Mar. 30

Looking for some motivation to get moving and be healthy, need a push to try something out of your comfort zone, like fitness challenges where you can win some great prizes, or do you want to learn more about being and living healthier? C2Fit is a citywide fitness initiative aimed to increase physical activity and promote a healthy lifestyle.

NAMI Family to Family Education Program - thru Mar. 23

Family members of people with serious mental illnesses often experience considerable worry, stress, and the need for information and support as they try to assist their ill relatives and adjust to the changes that serious mental illness brings to the family unit.

Guqin Concert by David Wong - Jan. 28

Guqin, known as the "musical instrument of the sages," is a seven-stringed zither that has long been appreciated by the Chinese literati for its beautiful sounds that express profound emotions and inspire spiritual transcendence. With a repertoire spanning several millennia, quqin represents a unique bridge between the past and the present of Chinese high culture.