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UC Berkeley’s Jepson Herbarium announces 2020 botany classes

The Jepson Workshop Series will offer workshops in botany, plant taxonomy, regional floras, ecology and more. Learn about the flora of California!


Please don’t send personal packages to work

A friendly reminder: Shipping personal packages to or from UCOP offices is prohibited due to funding and security concerns.


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.


Five great reasons to try Take Charge

If you’re an administrative, support or entry-level staff member who’s ready to take your career to the next level, hurry! The deadline for the five-month Take Charge professional development cohort is Dec. 13. Don’t miss this transformational, free opportunity.


Feeling sick? Please stay home.

If you’re suffering from a cold — or even worse, the flu — please don’t come into the office. Learn more about flu symptoms, prevention and when to stay home.


Protect your personal safety this holiday season

The holiday season often brings an increase in crime. While our security staff provides the first line of detection and prevention in UCOP buildings, we all need to thwart opportunistic criminals.


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.