Archived News

Archived News

Stinky Cheese and Roasted Coffee

May 09, 2014

In the Sensory Theater at the Robert Mondavi Institute for Food and Wine Science, Viticulture and Enology professor Susan Ebeler leads a seminar on Stinky Cheese and Roasted Coffee: Understanding What Makes Food Taste the Way it Does.

New Advising Positions in Engineering at UC Davis - by Aug. 6

July 29, 2014
The College of Engineering is excited to announce two new Student Affairs Officer 1 positions. These positions have been created in response to (1) growth in our undergraduate population, which has occurred as part of the 2020 initiative, and (2) recommendations provided by the Blue Ribbon Committee for Enhancing the Undergraduate Student Experience.

Release of NASA Human Exploration Research Opportunities-by July 2014

December 14, 2013
For your information, the NASA Human Exploration Research Opportunities have just been announced. There is an Advanced Food Technology topic on nutrient degradation kinetics in Appendix A, Crew Health and Performance. If you are interested in responding, please see the information provided in this article.

How the winery of the future is taking shape

July 24, 2014
Executives learn about technological advances to address key winemaking issues. April 24, 2014 (from Wines & Vines) David E. Block, professor and chair of the Department of Viticulture and Enology, described how technology is shaping the winery of the future to attendees of the UC Davis Wine Executive Program held in March.

Biodigester turns campus waste into campus energy

April 23, 2014

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

April 09, 2014
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.

Updated Composite Benefit Rates - April 2014

April 06, 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

April 06, 2014

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.

VEN Recruitment Seminar Tues, Jul 1st

June 27, 2014
Department of Viticulture and Enology Recruitment Seminar Paolo Sabbatini, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Horticulture Michigan State University "Integrating Applied Viticulture Research and Extension to Support the Michigan Grape Industry"