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10-Second Bio: Angelin Barrios, green thumb extraordinaire

Meet Senior Analyst Angelin Barrios of Systemwide Human Resources. At her desk, she’s deeply involved crafting policies that govern health and welfare benefits for UC employees. At home, she immerses herself in a verifiable jungle of beautiful plants.

Join colleagues at a gift-wrapping party for a great cause

The UCOP Adopt-A-Family drive ended this week, but you can still take part in the season of giving by joining your colleagues in wrapping donated gifts.

Come to the BSFO holiday potluck on Thursday

Members of the Black Staff and Faculty Organization welcome all UCOP colleagues to join them for a festive holiday meal this Thursday, Dec. 12.

UCOP loves Oakland cookies

Share your favorite holiday cookie recipe

Do you have a special holiday cookie recipe that your loved ones look forward to all year? Share it with your colleagues!

Get ready for the Oakland Chef Throwdown!

Calling all amateur bakers, chefs and foodies: The 2019 Chef Throwdown is taking place this Friday, and we need you to participate!

The Winter Crafts Fair takes place this Tuesday

Check out the annual UCOP Winter Crafts Fair on Dec. 3 for lovely, one-of-a-kind goods handmade by UCOP staff, family and friends.

Link reader poll: How you gave thanks

Last week we asked readers to share your Thanksgiving plans and what you're grateful for. Here’s what you said.

10-Second Bio: Ian Larue, seventh-generation Oaklander

Meet Compensation Analyst Ian Larue, aspiring voice actor and great-great-great-great-grandson of Oakland’s first general store proprietors. He’s also a second-generation UC employee.