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Brown Bag talk: Coping with work and home related stressors

Come learn skills for coping with stress at a lunchtime brown bag with Ofra Eldor, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. The free event is at noon, Wednesday, April 21 in Room 12322 of the Franklin Building.

Hire a UC Berkeley student as a summer intern

The Level Playing Field Institute will talk about its internship program, and how UCOP departments can connect with their scholars, at a noon, brown-bag talk April 15 in Franklin, Room 10325. This talk is sponsored by UCOP Cares.

Gwen Allamby to retire after more than 30 years of service

Please join Health Sciences in expressing congratulations and best wishes to Gwen M. Allamby, who will be retiring on April 16, 2010 from the Division of Health Sciences and Services after a combined State and University of California service of more than 30 years.

Volunteers needed Friday! Help plant a schoolyard garden

UCOP Cares needs a few more volunteers Friday, April 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., to help plant a vegetable garden at Frick Middle School in Oakland. Contact Chen Yin Noah

UCOP offices closed April 16

Don't forget that UCOP offices will be closed for a furlough day Friday, April 16. Employees who have already used all their furlough time, and those employees who are exempt from the program, should make arrangements with their managers or supervisors to use vacation time, leave without pay, or comp time, during the closure.