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Fig. 1 videos feature animated interviews with UC researchers

Watch UC Berkeley psychologist Dacher Keltner explore the concept of “survival of the fittest” and delve into Darwin’s idea that sympathy is one of the strongest human instincts, sometimes stronger than self-interest. Keltner is featured


passport

Personal staff travel is eligible for great UC coverage, rates

Did you know that UC has a travel insurance program that offers convenient coverage and competitive rates for staff personal travel outside the United States?


Comments invited on revisions to UC compensation policy

UC is proposing revisions to Staff Policy 30, Compensation, which applies to staff in the professional and support staff and manager and senior professionals groups.


Regis Kelly

Regis Kelly appointed new advisor on UC innovation

Kelly, director of the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) and a UCSF professor emeritus, will be President Napolitano's senior advisor on innovation and entrepreneurship, effective Dec. 1.


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Regents approve long-term stability plan for tuition and financial aid

The Regents last week approved a plan for low, predictable tuition that, with modest state funds, would allow UC to enroll more California students, maintain the university's strong financial aid program and invest in educational quality.


Open Enrollment 2015

Act now: Open Enrollment closes on Nov. 25

Open Enrollment 2015 closes at 5 p.m. today, Nov. 25. Even if you aren't considering changing your medical plan, make the most of your benefits by taking a moment to review what's new.


Reports to regents on Working Smarter savings and UCRP performance

At last week's meeting of the UC Board of Regents, UCOP leadership presented reports on UC's Working Smarter program and recent performance of the UC Retirement Plan.