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Food engineer named World Agriculture Prize laureate

Food engineer named World Agriculture Prize laureate

R. Paul Singh, a distinguished professor emeritus who has held dual appointments in the departments of Biological and Agricultural Engineering and of Food Science and Technology at the University of California, Davis, has been named as the 2015 Global Confederation for Higher Education Associations for Agriculture and Life Sciences World Agriculture Prize laureate... Read More

Public invited to amateur radio field day at UC Davis

Public invited to amateur radio field day at UC Davis

See and hear amateur radio in action as three Yolo County clubs participate in a field day at UC Davis and the largest on-the-air event in North America on Saturday, June 27.

Local operators — who play a vital role in communications for major special events and emergencies — will test their abilities to communicate with other radio stations around the world.

About 25 members of the Yolo Amateur Radio Society, the Yolo County Amateur Radio Emergency Service and UC Davis Amateur Radio Communications will establish a field station — including antennas, radio stations, tents and a cooking area — without utilities... Read More

Job Search Help Available

Job Search Help Available

Looking for a good job?  Need help with your resume?  Stop by Yolo County’s Davis Branch Library One-Stop Career Center for help.

Career counselors will offer assistance with finding a job, creating a resume and getting ready for an interview.  From making your voicemail professional to updating your social profiles and connecting with your network, this One-Stop Career Center can help.  

The center also provides eligibility services by appointment for CalFresh, CalWORKs, Medi-Cal and other public assistance programs.  To make an appointment for eligibility services, call (530) 312-5860

The Davis Branch Library One-Stop Career Center is free, open to the public and located in the Mary L Stephens Davis Branch Library at 315 E. 14th Street in Davis.  Hours of operations are Tuesdays and Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Wednesdays 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.  Drop-ins are welcome.

Craft-brewing leader gives $1 million to enhance UC Davis brewing facility

Craft-brewing leader gives $1 million to enhance UC Davis brewing facility

Carlos Alvarez, founder and owner of The Gambrinus Company of San Antonio, Texas, announced a $1 million gift to the brewing science program at UC Davis

The gift will fund new brewing and laboratory equipment at UC Davis to create the brewery of the future. The gift from Alvarez will build on previous investments and secure UC Davis’ position as a leader in brewing education.

Gambrinus is a leader in craft-brewing with three independent and distinctive breweries: the Trumer Brauerei in Berkeley, California; BridgePort Brewing Company in Portland, Oregon; and the Spoetzl Brewery in Shiner, Texas, which is home of the iconic Shiner Bock beer... Read More

Brassy! Brass Ensemble Concert

Brassy! Brass Ensemble Concert
Brassy! Brass Ensemble Concert
07-10-2015 - 07-10-2015
 
http://ww.natsoulas.com
Admission: Free
 
(530) 756-3938
 
Start Time(s): Fri 6pm-8pm
John Natsoulas Center for the Arts will host a free concert with the Brassy! brass ensemble Brassy! 
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Hackathon Coders Use California Health-Care Portal to Develop Apps

Hackathon Coders Use California Health-Care Portal to Develop Apps

A civic hackathon at UC Davis challenged participants to use health-care data from the California state government drew a big crowd of coders and produced apps that might have staying power... Read More

Data studies program will give liberal arts majors a boost in employment

Data studies program will give liberal arts majors a boost in employment

A team from the University of California, Davis, traveled to Silicon Valley and throughout Northern California a few months ago, meeting with managers at more than 20 companies to gauge what they were looking for in employees.

“They would really like to hire graduates of UC Davis who have the critical thinking and the big picture skills of social science and humanities,” said Joe Dumit, director of the UC Davis Institute for Social Sciences. “But they also need these graduates to understand their number one problem: data.”... Read More