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UC Davis Graduate Student and Switzer Fellow Brittani Orona

Native American Studies Grad Student Brittani Orona Named Switzer Environmental Fellow

Brittani Orona is one of twenty environmental scholars chosen as 2019 recipients of the Switzer Environmental Fellowship, a program of the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation.  The Foundation identifies, supports and nurtures emerging environmental leaders through academic funding, leadership training and preparation for policy impact.  The Switzer Fellowship Program recognizes the achievements of environmental leaders and their potential to drive positive change. 

Certain Graduate Students Eligible For New Benefit In UCPath

When UCPath goes live this fall, students who are hired at 43.75 percent time or more for at least 3 months will be eligible to opt for a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (DepCare FSA).

If you’re not familiar with it, the DepCare FSA is used to pay for eligible caregiving expenses for your children up to age 13 or an eligible adult dependent. You set aside money for your DepCare FSA from your paycheck on a pre-tex basis and use those funds to pay for eligible DepCare expenses. Here are some details on how the plan works.

The full delegation from Kirin, Osaka University and UC Davis attended the formal signing event on Friday, June 21. David Slipher/UC Davis

Kirin Joins Osaka University and UC Davis to Train the Next Generation of Plant Biotechnologists

Educators from Osaka University and the University of California, Davis are proud to announce the launch of a new biotechnology research and training program between Japan and the United States. The approximately $23,000 in initial support comes from Kirin Holdings Company, an international food, beverage and pharmaceutical wellness brand.

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