Accolades: October 2018
Waterfowl Professor John Eadie receives a Lifetime Achievement Award for donor stewardship
Professor John Eadie, who holds the Dennis J. Raveling Endowed Chair in Waterfowl Biology, understands the importance of stewardship and donor engagement. For more than 20 years, he has kept in touch with donors through phone calls, meetings, events, and extensive impact reports. UC Davis recently acknowledged his accomplishments with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Professor Alan Hastings receives National Science Foundation award
Environmental science and policy professor Alan Hastings received a nearly $1 million award from the National Science Foundation for a project to better understand the dynamics of time and space across biological and ecological systems. The project uses statistical physics and has implications for extinction risk and human health.
Alumnus and former entomology department chair Rob Page to be presented with Leigh award
Entomology Professor Emeritus Rob Page Jr., a UC Davis alum and former department chair, is the 2018 recipient of the Thomas and Nina Leigh Distinguished Alumni Award. Page will be presented the award at a seminar he is giving Nov. 29 at International House Davis. The award and seminar were established to memorialize cotton entomologist Thomas Leigh.
Viticulture and Enology’s Anita Oberholster and Linda Bisson honored in Wine Business Monthly
Anita Oberholster, UC Davis Cooperative Extension specialist in enology, is listed among the Wine Business Monthly’s 2018 list of the 50 most influential leaders in the wine business. Retired professor Linda Bisson was listed as an influential leader in the magazine’s “Hall of Fame.” Oberholster’s research focuses on the influence of viticultural practices and environmental factors on grape ripening and wine quality. Before her retirement in 2017, Bisson made her mark in yeast genetics and advancing knowledge of fermentation through her research and outreach.