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Love Cheese? Love Beer? Then this event is for you!

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On Saturday, April 14th the Robert Mondavi Institute presents the fourth annual Cheese Loves Beer.

Around the globe there is an astonishing diversity of cheeses and beers. Whilst aging cheese at its birthplace is essential for the evolution of specific cheese quality attributes, quite the opposite is the case for beer. For most ales and lagers it is “downhill” from the time they are packaged and they certainly don’t benefit from travel. Yet we can celebrate the diversity of beer styles by looking for more local brews created according to the values of traditional international styles. This year we will pair eight cheeses drawn from across the planet with eight beers from much closer to home but which illustrate the diversity of products available locally.

*Discounted registration, along with early registration for all Friends of the RMI. If you have yet to join, membership starts at $100, with funds being used to support outreach and research.

What: Cheese Loves Beer IV: Global Marries Local

When: Saturday, April 14, 2012 – 2:00pm to 6:30pm

Where: Silverado Vineyards Sensory Theater, Robert Mondavi Institute Sensory Building

Price: Public ($65), Friends of the RMI*, UC Faculty, Staff and Students ($50)

Additional information will be posted as it becomes available on the event webpage: Cheese Loves Beer IV

You can always keep up to date by visiting us online, www.RobertMondaviInstitute.ucdavis.edu and by joining us on Facebook and Twitter.

Editors note: I have been to this event the past 2 years and it is absolutely amazing! Our rockstar cheese and beer professors (Moshe Rosenberg and Charlie Bamforth respectively) come up with some creative and truly tasty combinations of cheese and beer that will blow your mind. Feel free to contact me or Kim Bannister (kbannister@ucdavis.edu) if you have any more questions about this event.

-Gordon

Wanna learn more about the diversity of research happening on campus? Become a reader for the IGPS!

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The Interdisciplinary Graduate and Professional Student Symposium is an incredible event which really show cases the huge diversity of interdisciplinary research happening here at UCD. Registration has closed but we on the CGPSA need some help assessing applications for the IGPS. Each application is about 2 short paragraphs long, reading them should not take longer than 2-3 hours over the next 2 weeks, and being a reader for IGPS makes a great footnote for your CV!

If you are interested in being a reader for IGPS please contact Lisceth Cruz @ lizcruz@ucdavis.edu

 

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