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UC names Michael Witherell to head Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Vice chancellor for research at UC Santa Barbara, Witherell is a leading physicist with a highly distinguished career in teaching, research and managing complex organizations.

UC seeking employee comments on changes to selection and appointment process

Changes include additional information on reviewing and assessing background checks and conducting reference checks.

Task force recommends new retirement benefits for future UC employees

Once final, the new benefits will apply only to UC employees hired on or after July 1, 2016.

Apply by March 4 to be the next staff advisor to UC Regents

Eligible employees at all locations are encouraged to apply for this role representing the UC employee perspective.

Management Skills Assessment Program (MSAP): Call for nominations

UCOP employees can apply now through Jan. 28 for a spot in this spring’s MSAP.

UC’s top 10 stories of 2015

From expanding enrollment to tackling climate change, 2015 was a big year for the university.