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Exploring the history of gender expression

Guest writer Ianna Urquhart shares a multifaceted perspective of how society’s ideas around gender expression have transformed over time — from the Iron Age to our present understanding.


Share your Ohana photo for Multicultural Day

As part of Multicultural Day celebrations, EEDG is collecting photos for its “My Ohana” photo project. Participate by sharing a photo of your intentional family or community.


Link survey: What’s on your fall reading list?

It’s the perfect time to curl up on a blanket with a great read from your favorite — or new favorite — author. Share your recommendations with your colleagues!


Discover UCOP’s top lunch spots

The results are in: See which lunch spots have been called out by your colleagues as the best in Oakland, Riverside and Sacramento!


Staff affinity group spotlight: LaSA

From scholarship funding to giving trees, cultural presentations and lively Día de los Muertos celebrations, UCOP’s Latino Staff Association offers activities to suit every interest.


UCOP employees give back at “The Rock”

As part of the Academic Affairs Year of Service, employees from UCOP’s IRAP team recently volunteered on San Francisco’s infamous Alcatraz Island.


Save the date: Mid-Autumn Festival

Get ready for APISA’s annual potluck celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival. This year features a guest speaker — also featured via Zoom — as well as a potluck lunch and tastings of tea and moon cakes.


10-Second Bio: Bara Waters, rockin’ musician

Meet Communications & Training Manager Bara Waters, half of the groovy electric folk music duo Cosmic Spin.


There’s still time to vote for top UCOP lunch spots

If you haven’t yet weighed in on UCOP’s annual lunch poll, there’s still time. The polls are open through Thursday, August 22. All locations are invited to participate.